Antony joins David to discuss his PhD 'Gods Behind Glass', which looks at the interpretation of Romano-British religious practice and identity in museums. They discuss changing views of religion in Roman Britain, including shifts from interpreting it as accommodation to domination, the sensory experience of ritual, where people's perceptions of the Roman religion originate from, and Mithras (obviously).
Antony also talks about his time as curator of the archaeological collections of Lincolnshire County Council, making the jump from this to the PhD, how he's learnt a lot about the Chinese Bronze Age, and Edinburgh at New Years.
You can fill out a survey to help with Antony's research at: https://durham.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/godsbehindglass
You can find him on Twitter here (https://twitter.com/lidongni) and more about his research here (https://www.dur.ac.uk/research/directory/staff/?mode=staff&id=17709) .