Dr. Jake Weekes

Jake Weekes completed his doctorate at the University of Kent in 2005 and was a part-time lecturer there in Roman Archaeology and Classics from 1999–2007. He coordinated the South East Research Framework for the Historic Environment from 2007–8, before becoming Research Officer for the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.

Having developed a good working knowledge of the archaeology of south-east England from the Palaeolithic to the present, Jake maintains specific research interests in various aspects of British Prehistory, Roman Britain, Funerary Archaeology and early medieval Canterbury. Author of a number of respected articles and site reports since 2000, he is co-editor of the recent Death as a Process. The Archaeology of the Roman Funeral, and has contributed the chapter on Cemeteries and Funerary Practice for the new Oxford Handbook to Roman Britain.

Books by Jake Weekes

Chalk Hill

Neolithic and Bronze Age discoveries at Ramsgate, Kent

Peter Clark, Grant Shand & Jake Weekes | 2019

Excavations at Chalk Hill, Ramsgate in south-eastern Britain were primarily aimed at investigating the remains of a possible early Neolithic causewayed enclosure visible on aerial photographs. However, the monument could not in fact be categorised…

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