Lecturer of Archaeology, University of York

Steve Ashby is a medieval archaeologist with specialism in the archaeology of portable material culture and the use of animal products in craft and industry. He is particularly interested in the relationship between the various regions of Britain and Scandinavia before, during, and after the Viking Age.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer of Archaeology , University of York

Education

  • 2006 
    University of York, PhD Archaeology
  • 2001 
    University of York, MSc Zooarchaeology
  • 1998 
    University of Birmingham, BSc Geology

Publications

  • 2015
    Everyday Products in Medieval Europe, Oxbow
  • 2014
    A Viking Way of Life, Amberley
  • 2014
    Technologies of Appearance, Archaeological Journal
  • 2013
    Searching for Scandinavians (with von Holstein et al), Journal of Archaeological Science
  • 2009
    Combs, Contact, and Chronology, Medieval Archaeology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    ENTREPOT: Maritime Network Urbanism in Global Medieval Archaeology
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) research career programme Sapere Aude
  • 2010
    Craft Networks in Viking Towns
    Role:
    Co-Inversigator
    Funding Source:
    British Academy
  • 2002
    Time, Trade and Identity: Combs and Pins in Viking Britain
    Role:
    PhD Researcher
    Funding Source:
    AHRC