Ruins of Butrint
Ruins of Butrint

Oliver Gilkes

Oliver Gilkes

Oliver currently works for Andante Travels in the archaeology department, designing new tours all over the world.

Oliver worked for over ten years as a field archaeologist in Italy at classical and medieval sites, before moving across the Adriatic to Albania, where he worked at the World Heritage Site of Butrint and the evocative medieval city of Gjirokastra. Oliver is still involved in a number of projects in Albania and is one of a handful of experts on Albanian archaeology in the United Kingdom.

Oliver’s publications include:

Gilkes, O. et al. 2013. Gjirokastra: the essential guide. Norwich: Gjirokastra Conservation and Development Organization.

Gilkes, O. 2012. Albania: an archaeological guide. London: I.B. Tauris. And you can read about some of Oliver’s work in Albania here:

http://archive.archaeology.org/0905/abstracts/letter.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/6278418.stm


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