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Kristján Ahronson

Lecturer in Archaeology, Bangor University

Dr Ahronson is a specialist in the later prehistoric and early historic archaeology of Europe and North America, with fundamental interests in Celtic and medieval studies, human-environmental interactions, histories of archaeological thought and inter-disciplinary theory. In Autumn 2010, he held the Visiting Professorship in Celtic Archaeology at the University of Toronto. Working with colleagues in the College of Natural Sciences and Natural Resources Wales as well as with the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Dr Ahronson has created and organises Bangor’s Inter-Discipline Forum. He is also the author of a new book, Into the Ocean: Vikings, Irish and Environmental Change in Iceland and the North, published by the University of Toronto Press.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Archaeology, Bangor University