Alexandra Sanmark

Doctor

Former affiliation
  • United Kingdom

  • KW15 1QX

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

  • 38 Citations
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Personal profile

Research expertise

Viking Age administrative organisation and assembly sites

Christianisation

Viking Pre-Christian religion

Landscape Archaeology

Teaching expertise

The Viking Age across Europe

The Archaeology of Orkney and Shetland

The History of Orkney and Shetland

Viking Age religion

Christianisation

Medieval Scandinavia and Iceland

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University College London

Master of Arts, University College London

Bachelor of Arts, Queen Mary University of London

External positions

Docent (Honorary Reader), University of Uppsala

2012 → …

Keywords

  • CC Archaeology
  • Viking
  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Norse
  • Scandinavia
  • Scotland
  • Assembly
  • D111 Medieval History
  • Scotland
  • Scandinavia
  • Norse
  • Viking
  • Assembly

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Projects 2010 2017

Excavations at Anundshög, Sweden

Jonsson, K., Bäck, M., Lindeberg, M. & Sanmark, A.

1/03/17 → …

Project: Research

TAP: HERA JRP - The Assembly Project, Meeting Places in Northern Europe AD 400-1500

Sanmark, A., Semple, S., Iversen, F. & Mehler, N.

1/06/101/11/13

Project: Research

Research Output 2001 2019

Assembly Organisation in the Longue Durée: The Scandinavian Thing Institution in its European Context

Sanmark, A., 24 May 2019, Quaestiones Medii Aevi Novae. Warsaw: Societas Vistulana, Vol. 23. p. 151-173 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Government
Conflict Resolution
Viking Age
Written Sources
Medieval Period
Monographs
Viking
North Atlantic
Scandinavia

Scotland's mysterious Picts and Iceland's Saga Vikings: How Sources and Contexts Shape Research Agendas

Sanmark, A., 14 Jun 2019, In : META . 2019, p. 107-118 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sagas
Picts
Research Agenda
Iceland
Icelandic

The Norse Waterways of West Mainland Orkney, Scotland

Bates, R., Bates, M., Crawford, B. & Sanmark, A., 24 Jun 2019, 28 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

place name
farm
river channel
vessel
wetland

Theory and Methodology for Assembly Site Identification and Analysis

Sanmark, A., 19 Aug 2019, In : Ret­ro­spect­ive Meth­ods Net­work Newsletter. 14, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
methodology
poetry
Law
evidence

Prizes

Docent

Alexandra Sanmark (Recipient), 2011

Prize: National/international honour

Reader
Archaeology

Fellow

Alexandra Sanmark (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow

Alexandra Sanmark (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow of The Royal Historical Society

Alexandra Sanmark (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 1997 2018

The fourth St Magnus conference

Alexandra Sanmark (Organiser)
16 Apr 201818 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Brepols Publishers (Publisher)

Alexandra Sanmark (Editorial board member)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

The third St Magnus conference

Alexandra Sanmark (Organiser)
14 Apr 201616 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Performative aspects of Norse cult sites

Alexandra Sanmark (Speaker)
Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Being Human film and discussion, Pathfinders (1987)

Alexandra Sanmark (Member)
Nov 2016

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Press / Media

Lasers to analyse Pictish rune stones in Scotland

Alexandra Sanmark

19/10/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Lasers are turned on Pictish stones by Swedish scientists

Alexandra Sanmark

19/10/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

GETTING THE FULL PICTS-URE

Alexandra Sanmark

19/10/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

PICTISH MONUMENTS SCANNED TO ESTABLISH POWER OF MEDIEVAL WRITING

Alexandra Sanmark

18/10/19

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Swedish scientists laser scan Pictish stones in Scotland

Alexandra Sanmark

18/10/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Impacts

Kirkwall Township Heritage Initiative Viking Walk

Ragnhild Ljosland (Participant), Alexandra Sanmark (Participant), Donna Heddle (Participant), Victoria Whitworth (Participant), Crawford Barbara (Participant), Olwyn Owen (Participant), James Barrett (Participant), Christopher Gee (Participant)

Impact: Economic Impacts