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 Viking age Scandinavia at the Aarhus University Summer University.

Academic staff

NameJob titleEmailPhoneBuilding
Andresen, Jens-Bjørn RiisAssociate professorjens.andresen@cas.au.dk+45871620764215, 122
Atzbach, RainerAssociate professor, head of departmentafdelingsleder.arkaeologi@cas.au.dk+45871620524215, 131
Bille, Søren Winther
Christiansen, Torben Triertchristiansen@cas.au.dk
Dobat, AndresAssociate professorfarkado@cas.au.dk+45871620944215, 124
Eggers-Kaas, ThomasResearch Assistanttek@cas.au.dk
Fuller, Benjamin ThomasPostdocfuller@cas.au.dk
Hansen, Philip Højen Wørss Brønnumphilip.hansen@cas.au.dk
Harvey, David CharlesAssociate professordavid.harvey@cas.au.dk4215, 220
Hoggard, Christian StevenPostdocc.hoggard@cas.au.dk+45871621964215, 118
Ivanovaite, LivijaResearch Assistantl.ivanovaite@cas.au.dk
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
Orlova, Galina Nickolayevna
Riede, FelixProfessor with special responsibilities, research programme diref.riede@cas.au.dk
Sarikova, DorotaResearch Assistantdsarik@cas.au.dk
Sauer, Florian RudolfPostdocflorian.sauer@cas.au.dk+45871621964215, 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
Zernack, Anke VerenaPostdoca.v.zernack@cas.au.dk+45871621964215, 118

Publications

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News

2018.02.07 | Arkæologi

Jesper Borre Pedersen - New PhD at the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

Jesper will be investiagting the nature of the very first pioneers in northern Europe at the end of the last Ice Age.

2018.02.02 | Arkæologi, CAS, Materials, Culture and Heritage

Introduction of Nikoline Sauer Petersen

New PhD student in the project Excavation of Julius Caesar’s Forum in Rome.

2017.11.28 | Arkæologi

Anke Zernack - New Postdoc at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Management

Anke Zernack is joining CAS as of 1 December. She will be part of ‘Apocalypse Then? project.

Events

Tue 13 Nov
00:01-23:59 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Histories of collecting (Renaissance to modern period)
With Paula Findlen, tbc
Thu 15 Nov
13:00-17:00 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Palobian Day
With Mats Roslund and Felix Biermann
Thu 29 Nov
00:01-23:59 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Medieval rural settlements
With Several participants, tbc.

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