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Looting Matters on the Move

Swansea University © David Gill
Today was my last day at Swansea University. I joined the then Department of Classics and Ancient History back in 1992. This became the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology before merging to become the Department of History and Classics within the College of Arts and Humanities.

I have been able to develop a specialised MA module "Collecting Egyptian Antiquity" as well as pursuing my research on archaeological ethics.

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Anonymous said…
David,

Best of the luck with the move! Please do not give up on blogging and your passion for the rights and wrongs.
DR.KWAME OPOKU said…
I am sure your students will miss you. Good luck at your new location. Kwame.
David Gill said…
Thank you very much. I will miss my Swansea students (and colleagues) and am looking forward to my new responsibilities. More soon ...

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