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Professor Colin Adams BA (Hons), DPhil (Oxon) FSA

Professor of Ancient History Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    Roman Egypt, Economic History, Travel and Geography in Antiquity, Roman Army and Society

    Research Grants

    Power Ineffective: Corruption in Roman Egypt

    LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP (USA)

    July 2019 - June 2022

    Transformation and change in the Roman province of Egypt from the early to late imperial periods: The Chester Beatty Papyri from Panopolis

    ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)

    September 2007 - January 2008

    Research Collaborations

    Prof. Guy Geltner

    External: University of Amsterdam

    Project on history of corruption

    Prof. James Kennedy

    External: University of Amsterdam

    Project on history of corruption.

    Ms Margaret Proctor

    Internal

    Colloquium on corruption in historical perspective

    Dr Mike Rowe

    Internal

    Colloquium on Corruption in Historical Perspective

    Professor Alan Bowman

    External: The University of Oxford

    Contributor to the Oxford Roman Economy Project

    Raymond Descat

    External: Centre National Recherche Scientifique (CNRS, France)

    Five year CRNS funded research project on the ancient economy.