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2014.09.25 | People

Honorary Doctorate conferred on Professor George E. Marcus

George Marcus is one of the world’s leading anthropologists. An Honorary Doctorate has just been conferred on him by Aarhus University.

2015.01.08 | Research, Contemporary Ethnography, Antropologi

Professor George E. Marcus appointed Honorary Doctor

George Marcus is one of the world’s leading anthropologists. He has recently been appointed Honorary Doctor at Aarhus University.

Søren Sindbæk and Nanna Holm at the excavation site (click for larger photo).
Ground plan of the Fyrkat Viking fortress placed on top of the Vallø ringed fortress. The red lines show the outline of the Vallø excavation (click for larger photo). © Danish Castle Centre

2014.09.05 | History and achaeology, Research, Materials, Culture and Heritage

Sensational Viking fortress discovered near Køge

In collaboration with the diocese of Vallø, archaeologists from the Danish Castle Centre and Aarhus University have discovered a previously unknown Viking fortress in a field west of Køge, Denmark. The discovery could be an important piece in Denmark’s historical jigsaw puzzle.