Dr Ruth Westgate
Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76105
Location:John Percival Building, Room 4.10
- Greek archaeology and social history
- Greek and Roman art and architecture
- Domestic space in classical antiquity
- Ancient mosaics and painting, especially in the Classical and Hellenistic periods
Ruth Westgate (2011) ‘Party animals: the imagery of status, power and masculinity in Greek mosaics’, in S.D. Lambert (ed.), Sociable Man. Essays in Greek Social Behaviour in Honour of Nick Fisher, 291–322. Classical Press of Wales.
Ruth Westgate (2010) ‘Interior decoration in Hellenistic houses: context, function and meaning’, in S. Ladstätter and V. Scheibelreiter (eds.), Städtisches Wohnen im östlichen Mittelmeerraum, 4. Jh. v. Chr.–1. Jh. n. Chr., 497–528. Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Ruth Westgate, Nick Fisher and James Whitley (eds.) (2007) Building Communities: House, Settlement and Society in the Aegean and Beyond. Proceedings of a Conference held at Cardiff University, 17–21 April 2001, British School at Athens Studies 15. British School at Athens.
Ruth Westgate (2007) ‘House and society in Classical and Hellenistic Crete: a case study in regional variation’, American Journal of Archaeology 111, 423–457.
Ruth Westgate (2007) ‘The Greek house and the ideology of citizenship’, World Archaeology 39.2 (June): The Archaeology of Equality (ed. R. Osborne): 229–245.
- Houses in Roman Italy - 10 credits (HS4363)
I have supervised PhDs on domestic cult in Classical Greece, the status of Greek traders, and victory imagery in Roman interior decoration. I would be happy to supervise topics on Greek archaeology, Greek and Roman art and architecture, or Greek social history.