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Prof John Hines 

Education & Qualifications

MA, DPhil (Oxon) 1983

Career Overview

1983-97 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Reader in School of English Studies, Cardiff University (1983-87 Department of English, University College, Cardiff).

1997- Reader and Professor in School of History and Archaeology, Cardiff University

Teaching Profile

(Current only) Anglo-Saxon, Viking, and High and Late Medieval Archaeology; historical documents and texts in medieval Latin, Old English, and Old Norse

Awards & Prizes

2002–4 British Academy Research Readership (2002–3 Visiting Fellow, Keble College, Oxford

2003–4 Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford)

Membership & External Activity

2011– Trustee of the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature

2012– Elected UK representative on the Koordinierender Ausschuß of the Internationales Sachsensymposion

1997–2006 Editor, Medieval Archaeology

1998– General editor, Anglo-Saxon Studies. Monograph series, Boydell & Brewer.

2000–  Consultant editor for Archaeology, Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages.

2005–  Co-editor, Viking and Medieval Scandinavia; Consultant editor for the periodicals Nytt om Runer, Archaeologia Baltica, Archaeologia Islandica and Medieval Clothing and Textiles.

1993 Elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London

2001–  Appointed member of the council of the International Viking Congress

2003–7 Elected member of the advisory board of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists

Notable Achievements

2002–4  President of the Viking Society of Northern Research (regular member of Council of the society since 1988).


1997 O’Donnell Lecturer, University of Wales

1998 Quiggin Lecturer, University of Cambridge

2014  Toller Lecturer, University of Manchester