Dr Kate Gilliver
Education & Qualifications
1993 PhD, Institute of Archaeology, University College London
1988 BA (Classics and Classical Archaeology), King’s College London
1993– Lecturer in Ancient History, Cardiff University
1992–93 Rome Scholar, British School at Rome
Membership and External Activity
Member of Council, The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
Member of the Caerleon Research Group Committee
I am a regular contributor to TV programmes on aspects of Roman history, particularly the Roman army and warfare. These appearances include:
National Geographic channel Ancient Technology, 2006.
UK History series War Women, 2003.
Historical Consultant for the BBC Timewatch documentary Roman Soldiers to Be, 2001, which looked at the training of Roman soldiers through the words of the fourth-century military writer Vegetius, and the eyes (and suffering) of nine civilian volunteers who spent a week training and camping during the wettest winter on record.
The Good, the Bad and the Consequences: Martial Values and Roman Warfare, Annual Caerleon Lecture, 2007
Decimation in the Roman Army, Classics Department research seminar, University of South Africa, 2005
Display in Roman Warfare, Classical Association of South Africa Conference, Pretoria, 2005
Battlefield Virtuosi: Courage and Display in Roman Warfare, Classical Association, University of Leeds, 2003