Dr CHARLOTTA HILLERDAL

Lecturer

MA (Uppsala), PhD (Uppsala)

Dr CHARLOTTA HILLERDAL

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 272332
Email: c.hillerdal@abdn.ac.uk
Address: Department of Archaeology
School of Geosciences
University of Aberdeen
St. Mary’s, Elphinstone Rd
Aberdeen, AB24 3UF
Scotland, UK

Room 204

Biography

Charlotta studied archaeology as well as history of science and ideas at Uppsala University, from where she obtained her MA in 2003. She also spent a year at Södertörn University College studying maritime archaeology. In 2003 she started her PhD-studies at Uppsala University, where she defended her PhD-thesis, People in Between. Ethnicity and Material Culture – a New Approach to Deconstructed concept in 2009. During 2006 she had a leave of absence from her PhD-studies and worked, among other things, as a field archaeologist in Alberta, Canada. Charlotta was appointed Lecturer of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen in 2010.

Research Interests

Periods and Regional Interests

  • Early Medieval Scandinavia and Baltic Sea region
  • Viking Age Russia
  • Contact period Western Canada
  • Alaska

Themes

  • Ethnicity and social identity
  • Scandinavian Viking Age
  • Indigenous archaeology
  • Colonialism and post colonial archaeology

Publications 

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