Wednesday 7. November 2012

Canceled - Archaeological excavations at Skriðuklaustur

Doe to weather, Steinunn can´t fly to Isafjordur this morning. That is why we must cancel this lecture. There won´t be any Lunch Lecture to day.

In this Fridays Lunch Lecture, Steinunn J. Kristjánsdóttir, a scholar from the University of Iceland will discuss the excavation on Skriðuklaustur.

Steinunn will read from her new book about the excavation on Skriðuklaustur and talk about events that occurred during the excavation. On Skriðuklaustur was a monastery operated with hospital-related activities since the end of the fifteenth century until the Reformation of 1550. The excavation found the monastery buildings that had been lost for centuries.

Steinunn J. Kristjánsdóttir is a associate professor at the University of Iceland. She studied at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and graduated with Fil.kand. degree 1993, Fil.mag degree 1994 and Fil.dr. degree in archaeology in 2004.

Lunch Lecture are open for the public, they start at 12:10 and are held in the University Centre cafeteria.

Steinunn J. Kristjánsdóttir
Steinunn J. Kristjánsdóttir