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Dr Keith Lilley

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Dr Keith D Lilley (Extended Information)


1987-1990 BA (Honours) First Class, Geography, University of Birmingham
1990-1993 PhD (Geography), ‘Medieval Coventry: a study in town-plan analysis’, School of Geography, University of Birmingham (ESRC studentship)
2000-2001 Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching (PGCHET), Graduate
School of Education, Queen’s University, Belfast

Reader in Historical Geography



Room O2 033, Elmwood Building
School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT 7 1NN, UK


+44 (0)28 9097 3363

Current Teaching:

GAP1011 Human Geographies of the Modern World (convener)
GAP2053 Maps and Mappings: from the Stone Age to the Digital Age (convener)
GAP7102 Heritage Science and Spatial Technologies (convener)
GAP7107 Historic Landscapes and Cultural Heritage (convener)
GAP7408 Mapping Worlds (convener)

Current Administrative Roles:

School of GAP, Director of Education
School of GAP, Postgraduate Research Coordinator
School of GAP, AHRC BGP2 Coordinator


Lilley K D (ed.) (2013) Mapping Medieval Geographies: Geographical Encounters in the Latin West and Beyond, 300–1600 (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge). ISBN 978 1 10703 691 8

Lilley K D (2012), ‘Mapping truth? Spatial technologies and the medieval city: a critical cartography’, Post-Classical Archaeologies 2, 201-24.

Lilley K D (2011) ‘Geography’s medieval history: a forgotten enterprise?’, Dialogues in Human Geography 1(2), 147-62.

Lilley K D (2009) City and Cosmos: the Medieval World in Urban Form (Reaktion Books: Chicago/London), pp.256, ISBN 978 1 86189 441 0.

Lilley K D and Lloyd C D (2009) ‘Mapping the realm: a new look at the Gough Map of Britain (c.1360)’, Imago Mundi 61(1), 1-28.

Lloyd C D and Lilley K D (2009) ‘Cartographic veracity in medieval mapping: analyzing geographical variation in the Gough Map of Great Britain’, Annals of the Association of American Geographers 99(1), 27-48.

For a complete listing see ‘Extended information

External Grant Funding:

2008 onwards

'City Witness: place and perspective in medieval Swansea' (January 2013 to June 2014), with University of Southampton and King’s College London, £285,809: AHRC

‘Discover medieval Chester: place, heritage and identity’ (January 2012 to June 2013), with Swansea University and King’s College London (AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellowship), £172,300 (tbc): AHRC

‘Linguistic Geographies – the Gough Map of Great Britain and its making’ (April 2010 to June 2011), with King’s College London and Bodleian Library, Oxford (AHRC Beyond Text programme), £141,000: AHRC

‘Mapping medieval Chester’ (September 2008-September 2009), joint application with Dr Catherine Clarke and Prof. Helen Fulton, University of Wales Swansea, £123,116: AHRC