Department of

Archaeology and Heritage Studies

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About

At the department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies we are concerned with people and the environment and culture and society from the earliest to modern times, with a focus on studies of material culture. On the basis of fieldwork and library and laboratory studies, including anthropology, history and a variety of scientific approaches, the programme investigates and challenges our understanding of past societies seen in a long time perspective.

Research environment
The archaeology programme at Aarhus University has an international profile and strong research networks. A dynamic research environment provides the framework for large research projects, international conferences and a variety of visiting researchers. The environment is versatile and cross-disciplinary, and the academic staff’s research competences span topics ranging from war and power, mobility and globalisation, family and individual, religion and rituals, landscape and settlement, paleo-demography and evolution, trade and networks, technology and knowledge exchange to (in particular) quantitative analysis methods, field methodology and digital representation.

Affiliated degree programmes
The archaeology programme at Aarhus University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in prehistoric archaeology and medieval and Renaissance archaeology. In addition, a variety of elective subjects and events are offered, including the Viking Age Summer University.

Academic staff

NameJob titleEmailPhoneBuilding
Andresen, Jens-Bjørn RiisAssociate professorjens.andresen@cas.au.dk+45871620764215, 122
Atzbach, RainerAssociate professorrainer.atzbach@cas.au.dk+45871620524215, 131
Christiansen, Torben Triertchristiansen@cas.au.dk
Croix, SarahAssistant Professormarksc@cas.au.dk+45871620584215, 119
Deckers, Pieterjan SylvinPostdocpdeckers@cas.au.dk4230
Dobat, AndresAssociate professorfarkado@cas.au.dk+45871620944215, 124
Eggers-Kaas, ThomasResearch Assistanttek@cas.au.dk
Hansen, Philip Højen Wørss BrønnumResearch Assistantphilip.hansen@cas.au.dk
Harvey, David CharlesAssociate professordavid.harvey@cas.au.dk4215, 220
Hoggard, Christian StevenPostdocc.hoggard@cas.au.dk4215, 118
Jensen, Helle JuelAssociate professorfarkhjj@cas.au.dk+45871620814215, 222
Jensen, Lars Meldgaard SassResearch Assistantmarklmsj@cas.au.dk+45871620534215, 230
Johannsen, Niels NørkjærAssociate professornnj@cas.au.dk+45871620784215, 218
Kristiansen, Mette SvartAssociate professormarkmsk@cas.au.dk+45871620844215, 130
Krogh, UffeResearch Assistantukrogh@cas.au.dk
Løvschal, MetteAssistant Professorlovschal@cas.au.dk+45871621744209
Mannino, MarcelloAssociate professormarcello.mannino@cas.au.dk+45871629564215, 228
McAtackney, LauraAssociate professorlaura.mcatackney@cas.au.dk+45871633314215, 121
Naum, Magdalena EwaAssociate professormagdalena.naum@cas.au.dk4215, 129
Nielsen, Trine Kellbergtrinekellberg@cas.au.dk+45871621784215, 230
Nørgaard, Heide WrobelPostdocfarkhw@cas.au.dk
Riede, FelixAssociate professorf.riede@cas.au.dk+45871620834215, 129
Sauer, Florian RudolfPostdocflorian.sauer@cas.au.dk4215, 118
Shepherd, NickAssociate professorns@cas.au.dk4215, 121
Sindbæk, Søren MichaelProfessor with Special Responsibilitiesfarksms@cas.au.dk+45408783344230, 228
Vandkilde, HelleProfessorfarkhv@cas.au.dk+45871620964215, 132
Wouters, BarboraPostdocbwouters@cas.au.dk
Zernack, Anke VerenaPostdoca.v.zernack@cas.au.dk4215, 118

Publications

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News

2017.09.06 | Arkæologi

Anastasia Brozou - new Phd at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Management

Anastasia Brozou joins CAS with the projcet: ¨Leprosy in Medieval Denmark: an enigmatic disease under investigation¨.

2017.08.30 | Arkæologi

David Harvey - New Associate Professor at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Studies

As of July 1st, we are happy to welcome David Harvey as a member of staff at CAS, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies.

2017.08.22 | Arkæologi

Luisa Radohs - New PhD at the department for Archeaology and Heritage Studies

As of 1 September Luisa is enrolled at CAS as PhD with the project: "The formation of power structures in medieval towns – an investigation of urban nobility and the rise of civic elites in the southern Baltic Sea area (12th-14th centuries)”

Events

Tue 20 Feb
13:30-14:30 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark Building 4230-232
The Late Petra Project: a ceramic chronology for a study of settlement in Petra during the Islamic period
Lecture by Micaela Sinibaldi (Cardiff University).

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