dr robert bewley

Dr Robert Bewley

Project Director & Co-Founder


Dr Robert Bewley loves flying, photography, cricket, fell-walking and music.

Formerly Director of Operations at the Heritage Lottery Fund; South-West Regional Director, Head of Survey and Aerial Survey at English Heritage (and before that the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England).

Honorary Visiting Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, London. Co-Director of the Aerial Archaeology in Jordan Project (started by Professor David Kennedy) 1997-present; Director of the Aerial Archaeology in Oman Project (2018-present). Author of six books including Prehistoric Settlements (1994 and 2003), Aerial Archaeology – Developing Future Practice (2002 with W. Raçzkowski) and Ancient Jordan from the Air (2004 with David Kennedy). I have worked in Britain, Europe and the Middle East and North Africa on aerial and field surveys, excavations and aerial archaeology training workshops. Interests include flying, photography, cricket, fell-walking and music.



Contact Information:
Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East & North Africa, School of Archaeology, 2 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3TG

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 611660
Email: robert.bewley@arch.ox.ac.uk