Skagafjörður Church and Settlement Survey


The Settlers – Icelandic TV show


Doug & John talking about the research in Skagafjörður

Doug & John talking about the research in Skagafjörður

In Iceland tonight at 7:50 PM on TV  Channel 2 is a show on the Settlement that may feature a few scenes from the SCASS work in Skagafjörður.  I thought we might end up on the cutting room floor – but maybe not.


Here is the link to the teaser:

Author: John Steinberg

Dr. John Steinberg has been a Research Scientist at the Fiske Center since 2006. He received his PhD in Anthropology from UCLA in 1997. Before coming to UMass Boston, John taught at UCLA and California State University Northridge. He is interested in the economic problems of colonization, both in New England and across the North Atlantic. He uses GIS and shallow geophysics to study settlement patterns to understand broad trends over the landscape. In addition to John's New England work, he has been studying the settlement patterns of Viking Age Iceland. John is the director of the Digital Archaeology Laboratory at the Fiske Center.

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