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
Croix, SarahAssistant Professormarksc@cas.au.dk+45871620584215, 119
Deckers, Pieterjan SylvinPostdocpdeckers@cas.au.dk4230
Dobat, AndresAssociate professorfarkado@cas.au.dk+45871620944215, 124
Hansen, Philip Højen Wørss Brønnumphilip.hansen@cas.au.dk
Harvey, David CharlesAssociate professordavid.harvey@cas.au.dk4215, 220
Hoggard, Christian StevenPostdocc.hoggard@cas.au.dk4215, 137
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
Matta, ValentinaResearch Assistant
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

Publications

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News

2017.02.01 | Arkæologi

James Dodd – New PhD Student at The Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

James commences 1 February 2017 as a PhD student at The School of Culture & Society, with the project: “Transforming Terminology: Dividing Southern Tradition Prehistoric Art”.

Photo: Mette Lovschal (private).

2017.01.24 | Arkæologi, CAS, Research

Researcher: Unique ecosystem in East Africa could collapse

The Greater Mara is a 668,500-hectare natural area in south-western Kenya which is home to a unique variety of wildlife. But it is also home to the famous Masai tribe. New research shows that the area is gravely threatened by manmade changes, and that fences are being erected in unprecedented numbers and at great speed.

2016.10.06 | Arkæologi

Trine Kellberg Nielsen - New postdoc at CAS

Trine Kellberg Nielsen will be working on a one-year postdoc at the Centre for Biocultural History.

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