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Dr Gethin Rees

Dr Gethin Rees

Research Associate, Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies

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Gethin Rees is a full-time research associate for the project and specialises in the use of geographical information systems. He is based at the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

In 2001, he was awarded a B.A. in Archaeology from Durham University. His M.A. in Archaeology was awarded in 2004 from University College, London. Dr. Rees received a PhD in archaeology from the University of Cambridge in 2010. He studied at Wolfson College and his thesis was titled ‘Buddhism and Donation: Rock-cut Monasteries of the Western Ghats’.

In 2010 he was a Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellow working at Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.

His research interests are geographical information systems, archaeology of religion, landscape archaeology and digital applications in the humanities.