Dr Iain Banks

  • Senior Lecturer in in History/Battlefield Archaeology (History)

telephone: 01413302420
email: Iain.Banks@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Dr Iain Banks is the Executive Director of the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology. He has worked on battlefield projects across the UK, Europe and Africa, both as a geophysicist and excavator. He plays an active part in the teaching of the MLitt in Battlefield and Conflict Archaeology at the University of Glasgow. His main interests in the subject are the Prehistory and Anthropology of Warfare and Warfare in the Twentieth Century.

Publications

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Number of items: 20.

2014

Banks, I. (2014) Digging in the dark: the underground war on the Western Front in WWI. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 9(3), pp. 156-178. (doi:10.1179/1574077314Z.00000000038)

Banks, I., and Pollard, T. (2014) Beyond recall: searching for the remains of a British secret weapon of World War I. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 9(3), pp. 119-155. (doi:10.1179/1574077314Z.00000000037)

2012

Banks, I. (2012) Geophysics and the great escape. Leading Edge, 31(8), pp. 916-920. (doi:10.1190/tle31080916.1)

2011

Banks, I., and Pollard, T. (2011) Protecting a bloodstained history: battlefield conservation in Scotland. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 6(2), pp. 124-145. (doi:10.1179/157407811X13027741134148)

2010

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2010) Now the wars are over: The past, present and future of Scottish battlefields. International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 14(3), pp. 414-441. (doi:10.1007/s10761-010-0117-7)

Banks, I. (2010) Control or repression: contrasting a Prisoner of War Camp and a Work Camp from World War Two. In: Archaeologies of Confinement: Bodies and Things Confined. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc: New York, USA. (In Press)

2009

Banks, I., Duffy, P.R.J., and MacGregor, G. (2009) Archaeology of landscape change in South-West Scotland, 6000 bc – ad 1400: excavations at William Grant and Sons distillery, Girvan. Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, 32, pp. 1-45.

Banks, I. (2009) Battlefield archaeology. Archaeologist, 74, pp. 10-11.

2008

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2008) The archaeology of the Siege of Leith, 1560. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 4(1-2), pp. 109-137. (doi:10.1163/157407808X382782)

Pollard, T. and Banks, I., (Eds.) (2008) Bastions and barbed wire. Koninklijke Brill NV: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 9789004173606

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2008) Archaeological investigation of military sites on Inchkeith Island. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 4(1-2), pp. 109-136. (doi:10.1163/157407808X382782)

Pollard, T., Lelong, O., MacKinnon, G., Banks, I., and Barton, P. (2008) Pheasant Wood Fromelles: Report on Evaluation of WWI Mass Graves. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

2007

Pollard, T., Barton, P., and Banks, I. (2007) Pheasant Wood, Fromelles: Evaluation of Possible Mass Graves. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

2006

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2006) War and Sacrifice: Studies in the archaeology of Conflict. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden. ISBN 9789004154582

Banks, I., Pollard, T., and Poller, T. (2006) Leith Open Spaces Project (Leith siege works) Geophysics. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

2005

Pollard, T., Banks, I., Arthur, J., Clark, J., and Oliver, N. (2005) The survey and excavation of the Anglo-Zulu war fort at Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, pp. 133-180. (doi:10.1163/157407705774929015)

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2005) Past Tense: Studies in the Archaeology of Conflict. Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004149762

2004

Pollard, T. (2004) Lithics report. In: Banks, I. (ed.) Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society. Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, pp. 52-53.

1996

Pollard, T., Atkinson, J., and Banks, I. (1996) It is the technical side of the work which is my stumbling block: a shell midden site on Risga reconsidered. In: Pollard, T. and Morrison, A. (eds.) The Early Prehistory of Scotland. Series: Dalrymple monograph (3). Edinburgh University Press for the University of Glasgow: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748606771

1993

Pollard, T., Banks, I., and Atkinson, J. (1993) Excavations at Ellisland Farm, Dumfries. Project Report. Templewood.

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Number of items: 20.

Articles

Banks, I. (2014) Digging in the dark: the underground war on the Western Front in WWI. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 9(3), pp. 156-178. (doi:10.1179/1574077314Z.00000000038)

Banks, I., and Pollard, T. (2014) Beyond recall: searching for the remains of a British secret weapon of World War I. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 9(3), pp. 119-155. (doi:10.1179/1574077314Z.00000000037)

Banks, I. (2012) Geophysics and the great escape. Leading Edge, 31(8), pp. 916-920. (doi:10.1190/tle31080916.1)

Banks, I., and Pollard, T. (2011) Protecting a bloodstained history: battlefield conservation in Scotland. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 6(2), pp. 124-145. (doi:10.1179/157407811X13027741134148)

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2010) Now the wars are over: The past, present and future of Scottish battlefields. International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 14(3), pp. 414-441. (doi:10.1007/s10761-010-0117-7)

Banks, I., Duffy, P.R.J., and MacGregor, G. (2009) Archaeology of landscape change in South-West Scotland, 6000 bc – ad 1400: excavations at William Grant and Sons distillery, Girvan. Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, 32, pp. 1-45.

Banks, I. (2009) Battlefield archaeology. Archaeologist, 74, pp. 10-11.

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2008) The archaeology of the Siege of Leith, 1560. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 4(1-2), pp. 109-137. (doi:10.1163/157407808X382782)

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2008) Archaeological investigation of military sites on Inchkeith Island. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, 4(1-2), pp. 109-136. (doi:10.1163/157407808X382782)

Pollard, T., Banks, I., Arthur, J., Clark, J., and Oliver, N. (2005) The survey and excavation of the Anglo-Zulu war fort at Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of Conflict Archaeology, pp. 133-180. (doi:10.1163/157407705774929015)

Books

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2006) War and Sacrifice: Studies in the archaeology of Conflict. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden. ISBN 9789004154582

Pollard, T., and Banks, I. (2005) Past Tense: Studies in the Archaeology of Conflict. Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004149762

Book Sections

Banks, I. (2010) Control or repression: contrasting a Prisoner of War Camp and a Work Camp from World War Two. In: Archaeologies of Confinement: Bodies and Things Confined. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc: New York, USA. (In Press)

Pollard, T. (2004) Lithics report. In: Banks, I. (ed.) Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society. Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, pp. 52-53.

Pollard, T., Atkinson, J., and Banks, I. (1996) It is the technical side of the work which is my stumbling block: a shell midden site on Risga reconsidered. In: Pollard, T. and Morrison, A. (eds.) The Early Prehistory of Scotland. Series: Dalrymple monograph (3). Edinburgh University Press for the University of Glasgow: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748606771

Edited Books

Pollard, T. and Banks, I., (Eds.) (2008) Bastions and barbed wire. Koninklijke Brill NV: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 9789004173606

Research Reports or Papers

Pollard, T., Lelong, O., MacKinnon, G., Banks, I., and Barton, P. (2008) Pheasant Wood Fromelles: Report on Evaluation of WWI Mass Graves. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

Pollard, T., Barton, P., and Banks, I. (2007) Pheasant Wood, Fromelles: Evaluation of Possible Mass Graves. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

Banks, I., Pollard, T., and Poller, T. (2006) Leith Open Spaces Project (Leith siege works) Geophysics. Project Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division.

Pollard, T., Banks, I., and Atkinson, J. (1993) Excavations at Ellisland Farm, Dumfries. Project Report. Templewood.

This list was generated on Wed Aug 24 15:07:36 2016 BST.