Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion

Gamal tavle med koptisk språk.


Telephone: (+47) 55 58 23 00
Fax: (+47) 55 58 96 54
E-mail: post@ahkr.uib.no

Office address: Øysteinsgate 3
Address: Postboks 7805, 5020 BERGEN, Norway

Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour

The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion – AHKR – was established on 1st August 2007 as a result of restructuring at the Faculty of Humanities, uniting four highly profiled, well established and related disciplines. The Department aims to maintain and strengthen these academic identities, and create a basis for innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching. Seven cross-disciplinary research groups have been established at the department, and a wide range of studies and courses are taught.



Bergen Medieval Forum, Spring 2019

The programme for Bergen Medieval Forum is ready!

Guest lecture
Bilde av barn i Jemen
Nov 28

Finding Ways to Work on Yemen: Fieldwork in Times of War and Conflict

How to do anthropological or field based historical research when fieldwork is no longer possible? In this lecture Marina de Regt will discuss the challenges she encounters as an anthropologist working on Yemen, and the various ways in which she tries to continue doing research despite the ongoing...

Guest researcher - Archaeology
bilde av Leszek Gardeła

Passion and Profession - Viking at Heart

Leszek Gardeła on Viking women with weapons and his lifelong love affair with the North


– A proud day

UiB's new Centre of Excellence is officially open.

Magnus Mathiesen Haaland

PhD candidate wins best student paper award

Archaeologist Magnus M. Haaland received the award at peer-reviewed conference in Newcastle.