Communication, Settlements and Landscape – Social Dimensions in Norse Societies in the Viking and Early Medieval periods (c. 800-1200 AD)


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Project Details

Title:Communication, Settlements and Landscape – Social Dimensions in Norse Societies in the Viking and Early Medieval periods (c. 800-1200 AD)
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Abstract:This four year PhD project focus on the dynamics between the physcial landscape, communication in various shapes, settlement structure and the society. Focus areas in the Orkneys, Iceland, Greenland and Canada provide the empirical base of the project.

The project is concerned with various types of communication within the periods, and analyse active transportation strategies as well as static visual communication between e.g. farm sites or farm sites and travellers.

Keywords:Communication,landscape,settlements,social,transport,cairn,cairns,ships,visual,analysis
Country:Other
Region:The project includes areas in Scotland, Iceland, South Greenland and Canada.
Project Start Year:2007
Projected End Year:2011

Account Owner

Contact: Poul Baltzer Heide
Postal Address: Aarhus University

Dep. of Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology, Moesgård, 8270 Højbjerg

Post Code: 8270
Telephone: 004589424607
Email: markpbh@hum.au.dk

Project Collaborators

Name: Oscar Aldred
Institution: Institute of Archaeology
Country: Iceland
Email: oscar@instarch.is
 
Name: Konrad Smiarowski
Institution: HERC Center & CUNY Graduate School and University Center
Address: 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY
Postcode: 10016
Country: USA
Email: zaglobax@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.polarfield.com/blog/tag/konrad-smiarowski/
 


Project Location

Latitude: 60.68932°N
Longitude: 45.57129°W