Deirdre O'Sullivan

 

 


 

Deirdre O’Sullivan is Lecturer in Archaeology in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. A graduate in History and Archaeology, her MPhil research dealt with the Early Christian Archaeology of Cumbria. She has previously worked as a field archaeologist and as a post-excavation researcher at Durham and St Andrews. At Leicester she was responsible for introducing and running a Masters programme in Post Excavation Skills, and has directed fieldwork projects at St Bees Priory, Cumbria, the early Christian monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island) Northumberland, and locally at the post-medieval pottery manufacturing centre at Ticknall, Derbyshire.

Current research work has been centred on the archaeologies and histories of the Dissolution and on friaries.

More info: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/archaeology/people/osullivan




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Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial. The discovery of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park - and the recent revelations of an infidelity within his family’s bloodline - have made headline news around the world.In this free online course, a team of scholars from the University of Leicester address a broad set of themes about the England Richard would have inhabited in the 15th century and look back at his rediscovery and reinterment.

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