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Research expertise

Scottish History in the Early Historic Period, including the Gaels, Picts and Norse

Onomastics, particularly the Gaelic and Norse placenames of Scotland

The History of Shetland through the ages.

The Folklore of Shetland

Island Studies

Teaching expertise

Viking Scotland

Early Medieval Scotland

History of Shetland

Scottish Folklore

Island Studies

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Stirling

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh

Master of Arts, The University of Edinburgh


  • D111 Medieval History
  • Vikings
  • Shetland
  • Scotland
  • Hebrides
  • Gaels
  • Picts
  • DL Northern Europe. Scandinavia
  • Vikings
  • Norway
  • Norgesveldet
  • GR Folklore
  • Shetland
  • Gygr
  • Magic
  • GT Manners and customs
  • Shetland
  • Belief
  • P Philology. Linguistics
  • Onomastics
  • GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
  • Island Studies

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Research Output


Reeploeg, S. & Jennings, A., Apr 2017, Northern Atlantic Islands and the Sea: Seascapes and Dreamscapes. Jennings, A., Reeploeg, S. & Watt, A. (eds.). Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 1-9 10 p. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Our Islands Our Future: Purposeful Opportunism at its Best

Jennings, A., 15 Sep 2017, From Black Horses to White Steeds: Building Community Resilience. Brinklow, L. & Gibson, R. (eds.). Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Island Studies Press, p. 10-29 19 p.

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

  • The Northern Atlantic Islands and the Sea: Dreamscapes and Seascapes

    Reeploeg, S., Jennings, A., Watt, A., Tulinius, T., Poilvez, M., Ceolin, M., Gunnell, T., Egilsdóttir, Á., Burns, K., Parsons, G., Heiniger, A. K., Clarke, S., Murray, J., Ralph, V., Renwick, E. & Napier, I., 1 Apr 2017, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 270 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Three Scottish Coastal Names of Note: Earra-Ghàidheal, Satíriseið, and Skotlandsfirðir

    Jennings, A., Nov 2017, The New Coastal History: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives from Scotland and Beyond. Worthington, D. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 119-129 11 p.

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

  • Continuity? Christianity and Shetland

    Jennings, A., 1 Nov 2016, Shetland and the Viking World: Papers from the Proceedings of the Seventeenth Viking Congress. Turner, V. (ed.). Lerwick: Shetland Amenity Trust, p. 47-54 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


    Royal Historical Society

    Andrew Jennings (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Election to learned society


    Vikings in the Northern Isles and Beyond Networked Evening Class

    Andrew Jennings (Lecturer)
    5 Jan 201526 Jan 2015

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

    UPEI Institute of Island Studies Advisory Committee

    Andrew Jennings (External Examiner)
    2015 → …

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

    North Atlantic Forum 2015 - Building Community Resilience: Innovation, Culture, and Governance in Place

    Andrew Jennings (Speaker)
    15 Sep 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Journal of the North Atlantic (Journal)

    Andrew Jennings (Peer reviewer)
    Apr 2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Scottish Society for Northern Studies

    Andrew Jennings (Invited speaker)
    8 Apr 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Shetland Folklore

    Andrew Jennings


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Teaching