Dr Reuben Grima

Dr Reuben Grima

Dr Reuben Grima

 B.A.(Melit.),M.A.(R'dg),Ph.D.(Lond.),F.S.A.

Senior Lecturer

Room 208
Built Environment Building
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2855
__Biography
  • Archaeological site management
  • History of heritage management
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Neolithic Malta

Alberti, G., Grima, R. & Vella, N.C. 2018, "The use of geographic information system and 1860s cadastral data to model agricultural suitability before heavy mechanization. A case study from Malta", PloS one, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. e0192039.

Cassar, J., Cefai, S., Grima, R. & Stroud, K. 2018, "Sheltering archaeological sites in Malta: lessons learnt", Heritage Science, vol. 6, no. 36, pp. 1-18.

Ruffell, A., Hunt, C.O., Grima, R., McLaughlin, R., Malone, C., Schembri, P., French, C. & Stoddart, S.K.F. 2018, Water and cosmology in the prehistoric Maltese world: Fault control on the hydrogeology of Ġgantija, Gozo (Maltese Islands).

Grima, R. 2017, "Presenting Archaeological Sites to the Public" in Key Concepts in Public Archaeology, ed. G. Moshenska, 1st edn, UCL Press, London, pp. 73-92.

Grima, R. 2017, "Heritage Management, Tourism, and World Heritage on Malta", American Anthropologist, vol. 119, no. 1, pp. 125-127.

Grima, R. 2016, "Journeys through the underworld in Late Neolithic Malta" in Decoding Neolithic Atlantic and Mediterranean Island Ritual, eds. G. Nash & A. Townsend, 1st edn, Oxbow Books, Oxford & Philadelphia, pp. 202-213.

Grima, R. 2016, "Water, Geomythology and Cosmology in Late Neolithic Malta", Accordia Research Papers, vol. 14, pp. 27-48.

Grima, R. 2016, "But Isn't All Archaeology ‘Public’ Archaeology?", Public Archaeology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 50-58.

Borg, R.P. & Grima, R. 2015, "Xrobb l-Ghagin revisited: recovery and discovery", Malta Archaeological Review, vol. 10, pp. 40-45.

Grima, R. 2014, "Archaeology, nationhood and identity in a small island state", Melita Historica, vol. XVI, no. 3, pp. 101-120.

Cassar, J. & Grima, R. (eds) 2013, Approaches to Industrial Heritage: what works?, The Farsons Foundation, Malta.

Grima, R. 2013, "Valletta's Shorelines: Values and Vulnerabilities in a World Heritage Context" in Regeneration Maltese and Sicilian Waterfronts: Perspectives from Two Mediterranean Islands, pp. 53-64.

Cassar, J., Galea, M., Grima, R., Stroud, K. & Torpiano, A. 2011, "Shelters over the Megalithic Temples of Malta: debate, design and implementation", Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 1849-1860.

Grima, R. 2011, "Hercules’ unfinished labour: the management of Borg in-Nadur and its landscape" in Site, artefacts and landscape: Prehistoric Borg in-Nadur, Malta, eds. D. Tanasi & N.C. Vella, Polimetrica, Italy, pp. 341-372.

Grima, R. & Mallia, J. 2011, "A tale of two ridges: topography, connectivity and use at Borg in-Nadur and Tas-Silg" in Site, artefacts and landscape: Prehistoric Borg in-Nadur, Malta, eds. D. Tanasi & N.C. Vella, Polimetrica, Italy, pp. 225-250.

Grima, R., Stroud, K. & Torpiano, A. 2011, "The Protective Shelters at Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra: impacts, dilemmas and values" in Challenges in Conservation of Architectural Heritage, ed. R.P. Borg, Kamra tal-Periti, Malta, pp. 3-14.

Dawson, H., Grima, R., Pluskoswki, A. & Seetah, K. 2010, "Archaeological Approaches to the Cultural Construction of Islands", Shima: The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-2.

Grima, R. 2010, "A Reply to What is Public Archaeology?", Present Pasts, vol. 1, no. 0.

Cutajar, N., Grima, R., Pace, A., Stoddart, S. & Hardisty, H. 2009, "Spatial and Stratigraphic Analysis of Tarxien Cemetery Levels" in Mortuary Customs in Prehistoric Malta: Excavations at the Brochtorff Circle at Xagħra (1987-1994), eds. C. Malone, S. Stoddart, A. Bonanno, D. Trump, T. Gouder & A. Pace, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, pp. 207-218.

Grima, R., Malone, C. & Stoddart, S. 2009, "The Ritual Environment: the Context of the Circle" in Mortuary Customs in Prehistoric Malta: Excavations at the Brochtorff Circle at Xagħra (1987-1994), eds. C. Malone, S. Stoddart, A. Bonanno, D. Trump, T. Gouder & A. Pace, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, pp. 57-62.

Malone, C., Grima, R., Magro-Conti, J., Trump, D., Stoddart, S. & Hardisty, H. 2009, "The Domestic Environment" in Mortuary Customs in Prehistoric Malta: Excavations at the Brochtorff Circle at Xagħra (1987-1994), eds. C. Malone, S. Stoddart, A. Bonanno, D. Trump, T. Gouder & A. Pace, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, pp. 41-56.

Malone, C., Stoddart, S., Bonanno, A., Gouder, T., Grima, R. & Trump, D. 2009, "Introduction: The Intellectual and Historical Context" in Mortuary Customs in Prehistoric Malta: Excavations at the Brochtorff Circle at Xagħra (1987-1994), eds. C. Malone, S. Stoddart, A. Bonanno, D. Trump, T. Gouder & A. Pace, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, pp. 1-16.

Grima, R. 2008, "Landscape, Territories, and the Life-Histories of Monuments in Temple Period Malta", Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, vol. 21, no. 1.

Grima, R. & Vassallo, M. 2008, "Narrating the Mġarr Landscape" in The Megalithic Temples of ta’ Haġrat and Skorba, eds. J. Mallia & M. Zammit, European Commission Interreg III, , pp. 3-18.

Grima, R. 2007, "Landscape and Ritual in Late Neolithic Malta" in Cult in Context: reconsidering ritual in archaeology, ed. David A. Barrowclough, Caroline Malone, Oxbow Books, Oxford, pp. 35-40.

Grima, R. 2004, The archaeological illustrations of Charles Frederick de Brocktorff, Midsea Books Ltd, Malta.

Grima, R. 2004, "The landscape context of megalithic architecture" in Malta Before History, ed. D. Cilia, Miranda, Malta, pp. 327-345.

Grima, R. 2003, "Image, order and place in Late Neolithic Malta" in Inhabiting symbols. Symbol and image in the ancient Mediterranean, eds. J.B. Wilkins & E. Herring, Accordia Research Institute, London, pp. 29-41.

Grima, R. 2002, "Archaeology as encounter", Archaeological Dialogues, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 83-89.

Grima, R. 2001, "An iconography of insularity: a cosmological interpretation of some images and spaces in the Late Neolithic Temples of Malta", Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, vol. 12, pp. 48-65.

Grima, R. 2000, "Malta: notes towards a policy on the underwater cultural heritage" in Background materials on the protection of the underwater cultural heritage. Volume 2, eds. L.V. Prott, E. Planche & R. Roca-Hachem, UNESCO, Paris, pp. 418-425.

Grima, R. 2000, "Managing a World Heritage resource" in The Hal Saflieni Hypogeum 4000 BC - 2000 AD, ed. A. Pace, National Museum of Archaeology, Malta, pp. 37-44.

Grima, R. 2000, "Naxxar: an archaeological profile" in Naxxar: a village and its people, eds. P. Catania & L.J. Scerri, Gutenberg Press, Malta, pp. 27-64.

Grima, R. 1998, "Ritual spaces, contested places: the case of the Maltese prehistoric temple sites", Journal of Mediterranean Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 33-45.

Grima, R. & Zammit, D.E. 1996, "Selling space and time: the case of sejjieħ dekorattiv", Economic and Social Studies (New Series), vol. 8, pp. 41-52.

  • ATS5510 - Technology and Mediterranean Societies
  • AUD5241 - Landscape and Building
  • BLH1301 - Our Heritage and Us
  • BLH2301 - Introduction to Conservation Studies
  • BLH3301 - Philosophy of Conservation
  • BLH4005 - Research Methods for Cultural Heritage
  • BLH5109 - Research Methods
  • BLH5301 - Philosophy and Theory of Conservation
  • EMP5019 - Research Methods for Natural Environment and Resource Management
  • IMS5018 - Approaches to Research Methodologies: Tools and Techniques
  • IMS5026 - The Maltese Natural Heritage
  • TRS3251 - Museology
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