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Dr Alex Mullen
MA, MPhil, PhD Camb


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, All Souls College
Member, Faculty of Classics
Principal Investigator Latin Now Project, Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents


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Dr Alex Mullen


Alex Mullen became a Fellow of All Souls College in 2011, having previously been Lumley Research Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge. She is currently lecturing on Imperial and Late Latin, Latin Epigraphy and Roman Britain.

Research Keywords:

Historical Sociolinguistics; Bi- and Multi-lingualism; Archaeology; Epigraphy; Gaul and Britain (600BC to AD 400)

Selected Publications:

New thoughts on British Latin: the curse tablet from Ratcliffe-on-Soar, ZPE, Vol: 187, (2013).

Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean. Multilingualism and multiple identities in the Iron Age and Roman periods, (Cambridge 2013).

The language of the potteries: communication in the production and trade of Gallo-Roman terra sigillata, in Seeing Red: new economic and social perspectives on terra sigillata , Fulford, M. and Durham, E. (eds.), (London 2013), 97-110.

Introduction. Multiple languages, multiple identities, in Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman worlds, Mullen, A. and James, P. (eds.), (2012), 1-35.

Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman worlds, Mullen, A. and James, P. (eds.), (Cambridge 2012).

Latin and other languages: societal and individual bilingualism, in A companion to the Latin language , Clackson, J. (ed.), (Malden MA / Oxford 2011), 527-548.

Reflets du multiculturalisme: la création et le développement du gallo-grec, in Contacts linguistiques dans l'Occident méditerranéen antique, Darasse, C. and Lújan, E. (eds.), (Madrid 2011), 227-239.

Rethinking 'Hellenization' in South-eastern Gaul: the Gallo-Greek epigraphic record, in Romanisation et épigraphie. Études interdisciplinaires sur l'acculturation et l'identité dans l'Empire romain , Häussler, R. (ed.), (Montagnac 2008), 249-266.

Evidence for written Celtic from Roman Britain: a linguistic analysis of Tabellae Sulis 14 and 18, Studia Celtica, Vol: 41, (2007), 29-43.

Linguistic evidence for 'Romanization': continuity and change in Romano-British onomastics. A study of the epigraphic record with particular reference to Bath, Britannia , Vol: 38, (2007), 35-61.