Dr. Annemarieke Willemsen
Annemarieke Willemsen is curator of the Medieval collections at the National Museum of Antiquities (Leiden) and director of the Dorestad Congress. In Leiden, she organized the 2009 exhibition & congress on Carolingian Dorestad and the 2014 exhibition & congress on the early-medieval Netherlands. Next to books about Dorestad and the Vikings in the Netherlands, she published extensively on Roman and medieval children, toys, education, fashion & accessories.
Books by Annemarieke Willemsen
Dorestad and its Networks
Communities, Contact and Conflict in Early Medieval Europe
Edited by Annemarieke Willemsen & Hanneke Kik | Forthcoming
Dorestad was the largest town of the Low Countries in the Carolingian era. As a riverine emporium on the northern edge of the Frankish Empire, it functioned as a European junction, connecting the Viking world…