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The Cambridge Migration Research Network

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr James Barrett

Dr James Barrett

Division of Archaeology

Viking diaspora research and climate change


Office Phone: 01223 339287

Research Interests

  • Viking diaspora research, including excavating a Viking stronghold in the Orkneys, using stable isotope analysis of fishbones to plot association with different parts of the Baltic and Atlantic oceans.
  • Also working on a project with Norwegian colleagues looking at the archaeology being revealed by glacier melt 2000m up in the Norwegian mountains, addressing questions about the Viking diaspora and climate change.