Rowan Stanley English
  • Moesgård Allé 20

    8270 Højbjerg

    Denmark

  • Moesgård Allé 20, 4231, 211

    8270 Højbjerg

    Denmark

Personal profile

Research

My research interests include: 

The funerary archaeology of early medieval Northern Europe.

The archaeology of ivory and the ivory trade. 

Long-distance trade in the 1st millennium CE. 

Assemblage theory and raw material agency. 

The manufacture and use of osseous material culture. 

The interface between archaeology, archaeological science and the media. 

Profile

My PhD project is ''The North Sea, the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean: Using ivory to reveal long-distance trade networks in the early medieval period''. Full details of my project can be found here.

I hold a BA (Hons) in Archaeology from the University of Newcastle and an MPhil in Medieval Archaeology from the University of Cambridge. 

 

Teaching

In the academic year 2023/24 I will teach on the following modules: 

E23 - Teoretiske perspektiver (Theoretical perspecitves) 

F23 - Forhistorisk arkæologi III: Yngre jernalder og Vikingtid (Prehistoric Archaeology III: Younger Iron Age and Viking Age)

I have previously taught on the following modules 

F23 - Forhistorisk arkæologi III: Yngre jernalder og Vikingtid (Prehistoric Archaeology III: Younger Iron Age and Viking Age)

E22 -Udgravningsledelse og antikvarisk virksomhed (Excavation management and antiquarian buisness) - Practical supervison of students on Excavation. 

Areas of expertise

  • Iron Age/Early Medieval Archaeology
  • Ivory
  • The Ivory Trade
  • Theoretical Archaeology
  • Post-Roman Britian