Stefan Brink

Professor

  • KW15 1QX

    United Kingdom

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20162022
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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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Scandinavia Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
Names Arts & Humanities
justice Social Sciences
obligation Social Sciences
Sweden Arts & Humanities
Society Social Sciences
Manuscripts Arts & Humanities

Projects 2019 2022

Research Output 2016 2017

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

Names
Toponymy
Place Names
Sailing
Scandinavia

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

Scandinavia
Law
justice
obligation
Society

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

Manuscripts
Names
Epithet
Philologists
Confusion

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

Sweden
Fishing
Stronghold
Farm
Complex Societies

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

Names
Language
Linguistic Universals
Onomastics
Chronological Order

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

Society accolade for AAM chief

Stefan Brink

17/02/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research