• 8 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20132019

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Personal profile

Research expertise

Research interests include Old Norse Philology, Language History, Landscape History, Archaeology and Viking Studies, and Medieval History. Stefan has produced over 180 academic books and articles and is the Editor of Acta Scandinavica. In 1997 he became a Fellow of The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy and a Fellow of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities in 2008.  Research interests include;
Society, Culture and Languages of Early Scandinavia
The Christianization and Early Church Organization in Scandinavia
Landscape Studies (Scandinavia)
Language and History in the Early Germanic World
Viking Slavery
Germanic Place-Names
Early Law in Scandinavia
Old Norse Mythology

Research links

Honorary Research Associate, Dept. of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge
Formerly The Sixth Century Chair in Scandinavian Studies
Adjunct Professor in Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen
Associate Professor (Docent) in Scandinavian Language at Uppsala University
Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Fellow of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm
Fellow of the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala
Member of The Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton 2017-18


Editorship
Editor of the Journal Viking and Medieval Scandinavia (Brepols)
Editor of the Series Studies in Viking and Medieval Scandinavia (Brepols)
General Editor of the Series Acta Scandinavica (Brepols)
General Editor Medieval Nordic Laws (a subseries to Routledge Medieval Translations) (Routledge)
Member of the Editorial Board of Northern Scotland (Edinburgh University Press)

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Projects

Research Output

  • 8 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Article

Avaldsnes, Kormt and Rogaland. A Toponymy and Landscape Survey

Brink, S., Dec 2017, Avaldsnes A Sea-King’s Manor in First-Millennium Western Scandinavia: Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Ergänzungsbände . Skre, D. (ed.). Vol. 104. 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Law, society and landscape in early Scandinavia

    Brink, S., Jul 2017, Comparative Law and Anthropology, : Research Handbooks in Comparative Law Series. Nafziger, J. A. R. (ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Librum legum terre Hælsingie: The Inspection and Approval of Versions of the Law-Book of the Hälsingar

    Brink, S., Oct 2017, The Power of the Book. Medial Approaches to Medieval Nordic Legal Manuscripts. Rohrbach, L. (ed.). Humboldt Universität, Berlin

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Trading Hubs or Political Centres of Power? Maritime Focal Sites in Early Sweden

    Brink, S., Feb 2016, Maritime Societies of the Viking and Medieval World. The Society for Medieval Archaeology, Vol. 37. 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Transferred Names and Analogy in Name-formation

    Brink, S., Mar 2016, The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming. Oxford University Press, p. 158-66 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Press / Media

    Viking expert joins UHIâ(EURO)(TM)s Northern Studies centre

    Stefan Brink

    27/06/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Six Aberdeen academics named as Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows

    Stefan Brink

    16/02/1719/02/17

    3 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research