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The Australian National University

Dr Ash Lenton

Position: Lecturer

School or Centre: Archaeology

Email: Ash.Lenton@anu.edu.au

Qualification:

Ph.D (2013) University of Reading. Dept. Of Archaeology.

Title: ‘Structuring Ethnicity: Ethnic Identities & Diasporic Communities in the Architecture of Later Medieval Córdoba.’

P.G. Cert. (2007) Kellogg College, Oxford University. Architectural History.

M.A. (2004) University of York. Archaeological Heritage Management.

B.A.(Hons.) (2001) University of Sheffield. Archaeology.

H.N.D. (1994) Nottingham Trent University. Building Surveying.

Biography

Ash Lenton is a Research Fellow in Historical Archaeology & an Archaeological Surveyor. His Ph.D was interdisciplinary and focused on the ethnic and diasporic identities of ethno-religious communities in medieval Spain.

Ash is currently engaged on the Triabunna Barracks, Ribchester Revisited and Nienburg Wolpe Research Projects. As part of these projects he convenes Field School courses in Historical Archaeology. Also, he teaches undergraduate classes in Roman and Medieval archaeology, and Master Classes in the Archaeological Science.

Research Interests

Colonial Encounters; Social History; Industrial Archaeology; Technology & Identity; Ethnoarchaeology; Medieval Architecture; Post-Medieval & Colonial Architecture; Archaeological Theory.

Publications

Lenton, D.A. In press. ‘Ethnic buildways: phenomenology and ethnic practices in the architectural grammar of Later Medieval to Early Post Medieval Córdoba (Spain)’, in J. Campbell & L. Thomas (eds.) Buildings in Society. Martlesham, Boydell & Brewer.

Lenton, D.A. In prep. Roman & Medieval Remains at the Rectory: Geophysical Surveys at Ribchester 2016. Canberra, ANU SAA.

Lenton, D.A., Frieman, C.J. & May, S.K. In prep. ‘Deviance & Conformity: Spatial Politics & Religion in the Houses of the Moonta Mines’.

Lenton, D.A. In prep. The Architecture of Later Medieval Córdoba. University of Reading.

Lenton, D.A. In prep. A Sense of Belonging: Grammar & Practice in Medieval Architecture.

Lenton, D.A. In press. ‘Housing in Medieval Córdoba: Diaspora Archaeology & the Problem of “Ethnic Signifiers” ', in Bourton, M. & Herman, M. (eds.) Transition in the Medieval World Proceedings. York, University of York.

Lenton, D.A. In prep. A Sense of Belonging: Grammar & Practice in Medieval Architecture.

Lenton, D.A. & Sayer, D. In prep. ‘Medieval Landscapes & Buildings’, in D. Sayer & F. Simpson (eds.) Oakington Medieval Settlement.

Lenton, D.A. & Frieman, C.J. In prep. Housing & Domestic Space in Little Cornwall, South Australia: Geophysical Surveys at Moonta Mines. Canberra, ANU SAA.

Lenton, D.A., Flexner, J.L., Frieman, C.J. & Ricardi, P. 2016. Triabunna Barracks, 3 Charles Street, Triabunna, Tasmania: Interim Report No.1. Canberra, ANU SAA.

Lenton, D.A. 2015. ‘Domestic & Social Practice in Later Medieval Córdoba, Spain” ', in Bourton, M., Hawkes, J. & Herman, M. (eds.) The Art, Literature and Material Culture of the Medieval World. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Lenton, D.A., Caulfield, T., Legge, R. & Popple, M. 2015. Blundell’s Cottage, Parkes, Canberra: Archaeological Building Report No. BC0913. Canberra, ANU SAA.

Lenton, D.A. & Frieman, C.J. 2014. Australian Cornish Mining Heritage Site: Moonta & The Copper Triangle, SA. National Heritage Research Report. Canberra, ANU School of Archaeology & Anthropology

Lenton, D.A. & Frieman, C.J. 2014. Australian Cornish Mining Heritage Site: Burra State Heritage Area, South Australia. National Heritage Research Report. Canberra, ANU School of Archaeology & Anthropology.

Lenton, D.A. 2005. Adwalton Moor, West Yorkshire: a Civil War Battlefield. York, Mike Griffiths & Assocs.

Lenton, D. A. 2004. Hungate: Developing the Past. York, City of York.

Lenton, D.A. 2005. Adwalton Moor, West Yorkshire: a Civil War Battlefield. York, Mike Griffiths & Assocs.

Lenton, D. A. 2004. Hungate: Developing the Past. York, City of York.

CONFERENCES & PRESENTATIONS

2016. ‘Ethnic Identities & the Built Environment: Archaeology and the Problems of “Ethnic Signifiers”. Australian Early Medieval Association XI, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

2015. ‘The Cornish Diaspora of Australia’s “Little Cornwall”’. Australian Archaeological Association, Freemantle WA, Australia.

2014. ‘The Copper Triangle: a place of National Significance’. Australian Cornish Mining Site Public Information Sessions. South Australia State Heritage Unit, Moonta SA, Australia.

2014. ‘Industrial Identities in “Australia’s Little Cornwall”. European Association of Archaeologists. Istanbul, Turkey.

2012. ‘Housing in Medieval Córdoba: Diaspora Archaeology & the Problem of “Ethnic Signifiers” ‘. Transition in the Medieval World. University of York.

2011. ‘Muslims, Christian & Jews in Medieval Spain’. SHES Conference. University of Reading.

2010. ‘Idioms in Architecture: the Construction of Identities in Reconquista Spain’. Iberia: a Medieval Golden Age. University of Reading.

2001. Lenton, D.A. & Sayer, D. Archaeology in the Public Domain. University of Sheffield.

2000. Parker Pearson, M. & Lenton, D.A. Warfare, Violence & Slavery. University of Sheffield.

1999. Parker Pearson, M., Blanchard, A. & Lenton, D.A. Culture, Food & Identity in Archaeology. University of Sheffield.

Memberships

Professional associations

The Chartered Institute of Building (Corporate Member)

The Institute for Archaeologists

The Medieval Society

The Post-Medieval Society

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