Mark Hall


Department of Archaeology

Honorary Research Fellow

  • 1980-83: University of Sheffield: BA (Dual Honours) Ancient and Medieval History
  • 1986-87: University of Leicester: Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies (Archaeology)
  • 1992: Museums Association: Museums Diploma: AMA
  • 2006: Chartered Institute for Archaeologists: MCIfA
Research interests

My research interests encompass various aspects of medieval material culture including:

  • Pictish and early medieval sculpture
  • the cult of saints
  • play, especially board games
  • cultural biography and reuse/appropriation
  • movie depictions of archaeology and the medieval past
Professional activities
  • Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
  • Member of the Society of Antiquaries of London
  • Member of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
  • Member of the Finds Research Group
  • Member of the Society for Medieval Archaeology
  • Member of Society for Museum Archaeology
  • Member of European Association of Archaeologists

Honorary Research Fellowships

  • University of Glasgow, Dept. of Archaeology (appointed 2006, renewed 2015)
  • University of Sheffield, Dept. of Archaeology (appointed 2012, renewed 2015)
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (appointed 2008)