Morten Søvsø

MA in Medieval Archaeology and Prehistoric Archaeology

Fields of work

- including positions of trust and memberships of councils and committees:

Head of the Archaeology Unit

Management representative in the MED committee

Examiner for the Department of Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology, Aarhus University

Elected to the Agency for Culture and Palaces’ Museum Professionals’ Council for Cultural History

Appointed to the Archaeology working group under the aegis of the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces

Member of the Editorial Board of the Danish Journal of Archaeology

Superuser for FF – Fund og Fortidsminder (Finds and Ancient Monuments) – the central database of the Agency for Culture and Palaces

Middle Ages coordinator for the Association of Danish Museums’ (ODM) orientation meetings in Kolding

Organiser of the City Archaeological Meeting in Ribe 

Research interests:

Towns and urban development in the Viking Age and the Middle Ages

Archaeological excavations with complex stratigraphy

Religious institutions and their archaeology

Historical maps

Expert in: the Late Iron Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and modern times

Current projects:

‘1000 Years of People.’ Project funded by the Velux Foundation

Publication of ‘The Excavations at Ribe Cathedral 2008-12’ in the Ribe Studies series

PhD thesis: ‘From Emporium to Civitas – Ribe’s first 500 Years’.

Morten Søvsø
  1. Head of the Archaeology Unit
  2. + 45 51 68 41 08