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.

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 Gijrokastra. 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. Gijrokastra: the essential guide. Norwich: Gijrokastra 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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Expert Lecturer Oliver Gilkes, Theo Peeters
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8 May 2020
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19 October 2020
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Expert Lecturer Oliver Gilkes, Simone Aquilina
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2 November 2020
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Expert Lecturer Oliver Gilkes, Maureen Bond
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24 September 2020
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5 October 2020
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Expert Lecturer Oliver Gilkes, Mary Reynolds
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14 December 2020
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