Neil Price

Neil Price is Distinguished Professor of Archaeology at Uppsala University, Sweden. A leading expert on the Viking Age, his fieldwork, teaching, and research have taken him to more than 40 countries, and his publications have appeared in 19 languages.

Neil Price holds the Chair of Archaeology at Uppsala University, Sweden, where he has also been appointed Distinguished Professor by the Swedish Research Council. He has previously taught at the universities of Oslo, Stockholm, and Aberdeen. A leading expert on the Viking Age, his fieldwork, teaching, and research have taken him to more than 40 countries. Neil is a Fellow of numerous learned academies in Britain and Scandinavia, including Sweden’s oldest, the Royal Society of Sciences; in 2017 they awarded him the Thuréus prize for his lifetime achievements in Viking studies. His publications have appeared in 19 languages, and he is a frequent consultant and contributor to television and film.