Professor Colin Haselgrove

HazelgroveProfessor of Archaeology

BSc (Sussex), MA, PhD (Cambridge), FHEA, FBA, FSA, FSAS

Tel: 0116 252 5016



Colin Haselgrove studied Biochemistry at Sussex and Archaeology at Cambridge. He joined the School of Archaeology & Ancient History at the University of Leicester in 2005, having previously taught at Durham University, where he was a lecturer from 1977 and Professor from 1995. Colin’s research focuses on the British and European Iron Age; on early coinage and currencies; and on the Iron Age to Roman transition in north-west Europe. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and was Head of the School of Archaeology & Ancient History at Leicester from 2006 to 2012.




Professor Colin Haselgrove teaches on all three levels of Undergraduate Studies as well as Postgraduate Studies.

Selected Recent Publications

Developer-led archaeology in North-Western Europe. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2012 (ed. with L. Webley, M. Vander Linden, R. Bradley)

The Archaeology of Money, Annual Review of Anthropology 41, 2012 (with S. Krmnicek)

Chariots and context: new radiocarbon dates from Wetwang and the chronology of Iron Age burials and brooches in East Yorkshire, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 31(2), 2012, 161–89 (with M. Jay, D. Hamilton, J.D. Hill, J. Dent).

Hallaton in its wider setting, in V. Score, Hoards, Hounds and Helmets: A Conquest Period Ritual site at Hallaton, Leicestershire, 165–74. Leicester: Leicester Archaeological Monograph 21, 2012.

The Traprain Law Environs Project: Excavations and fieldwork 2000–2004. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Becoming Roman in southern Burgundy: a field survey between Autun and Bibracte in the Arroux valley (Saône-et-Loire), 2000–3. Internet Archaeology 25, 2008 (with J. Creighton, P. Lowther, T. Moore).

The later Iron Age in Britain and beyond. Oxford: Oxbow books, 2007 (ed. with T. Moore).

The earlier Iron Age in Britain and the near Continent. Oxford: Oxbow books, 2007 (ed. with R. Pope).

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