Almut Schülke

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Postal address Postboks 6762 St. Olavs plass 0130 Oslo

Research interests

Stone Age (Mesolithic/Neolithic period), Landscape Archaeology, Coastal Archaeology, Human-Environment Interaction, Social Space, Ritual, Mobility, Theory, History of Research, Archaeology and Art

Current research

International Cooperation

Supervisor

- PhD-student Svein Vatsvåg Nielsen, Museum of Cultural History, UiO

CV

  • 2021- : Professor at Museum of Cultural History, UiO
  • 2012-2021: Associate Professor at Museum of Cultural History, UiO
  • 2009-2012: Senior Lecturer at IAKH, UiO
  • 2005-2008: Post.doc-Project Social Space in the time of the Funnel Beaker Culture. A case study from Northwestern Zealand (The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen)
  • 2004: Project researcher in "Øresund - Barrier eller bro?" (Vikingeskibsmuseet, Roskilde), and in the Tissø-Project (The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen)
  • 2003: Ph.D from Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
  • 2002: Research Assistant, Institut for Arkæologi og Etnologi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1995-2000: Project employee at Landesamt für Bodendenkmalpflege Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • 1995: M.A. from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

International Scientific Committees

Mobility/Research stays abroad

- 2019: Guest Researcher (invited) at Romano-Germanic Commission, German Archaeological Institute, Frankfurt/Main (March/April 2019)

- 2012: Senior Research Fellow (invited) at excellence cluster TOPOI - The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations (5 months)

Awards

Other resources

ORCID

 

 

Tags: Archaeology, Stone Age, landscape archaeology, ritual, burial, mobility

Publications

  • Schülke, Almut (2022). Placing - fragmenting - circulating: Mesolithic burial and mortuary practices in Norway in a Northern European perspective. In Olsen, Dag Erik Færø (Eds.), The Stone Age Conference in Bergen 2017. University Museum of Bergen (UM) and Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, and Religion (AHKR). ISSN 978-82-8436-002-7. p. 123–154. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2021). A portable object in motion - Complex layers of meaning embedded in an ornamented sandstone Object from the Late Mesoltihic site of Brunstad (Norway). In Borić, Dušan; Antonović, Dragana & Mihailović, Bojana (Ed.), Foraging Assemblages 2. Serbian Archaeological Society. ISSN 978-86-80094-16-8. p. 590–594. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). First visit or revisit? Motivations of mobility and the use and reuse of sites in the changing coastal areas of Mesolithic southeastern Norway. In Schülke, Almut (Eds.), Coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic : Human engagement with the coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea. Routledge. ISSN 9781138303607. p. 359–393. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.4324/9780203730942. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic: Diversities, challenges and perspectives on human-coast relations between the Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. In Schülke, Almut (Eds.), Coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic : Human engagement with the coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea. Routledge. ISSN 9781138303607. p. 1–24. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.4324/9780203730942. Full text in Research Archive
  • Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Damlien, Hege; Zagorska, Ilga; Kalniņš, Mārcis; Bērziņš, Valdis & Schülke, Almut (2019). Long-term variation in lithic technological traditions and social interaction: the Stone Age of the Eastern Baltic (Latvia), 10,500–2900 calBC. Fennoscandia Archaeologica. ISSN 0781-7126. XXXVI, p. 6–32. Full text in Research Archive
  • Reitan, Gaute; Danielsen, Christina Fredrikke; Gummesson, Sara & Schülke, Almut (2019). Brunstad in Vestfold, Southeast Norway – a repeatedly visited settlement area from c. 6000 cal. BC, with a grave and other traces of ritual depositions. Viking. ISSN 0332-608X. LXXXII, p. 33–62. doi: 10.5617/viking.7115. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). Megalithic tombs and wetland depositions as markers of old and new places in the Early Neolithic: Break or inversion of ritualized practice? In Müller, Johannes; Hinz, Martin & Wunderlich, Maria (Ed.), Megaliths-Societies-Landscapes. Early Monumentality and Social Differentiation in Neolithic Europe. Verlag Dr. Rudolf Habelt GMBH. ISSN 978-3-7749-4213-4. p. 465–486.
  • Schülke, Almut; Eriksen, Kristin; Gummesson, Sara & Reitan, Gaute (2019). The Mesolithic inhumation at Brunstad - A two-step multidisciplinary excavation Method enables rare Insights into hunter-gatherer mortuary practice in Norway. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. ISSN 2352-409X. 23(February 2019), p. 662–673. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.11.025. Full text in Research Archive
  • Damlien, Hege; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Zagorska, Ilga; Kalniņš, Mārcis; Koxvold, Lucia Uchermann & Nielsen, Svein Vatsvåg [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2018). A technological crossroads: Exploring diversity in the pressure blade technology of Mesolithic Latvia. Oxford Journal of Archaeology. ISSN 0262-5253. 37(3), p. 229–246. doi: 10.1111/ojoa.12139. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wieckowska-Lüth, Magdalena; Solheim, Steinar; Schülke, Almut & Kirleis, Wiebke (2018). Towards a refined understanding of the use of coastal zones in the Mesolithic: New investigations on human–environment interactions in Telemark, southeastern Norway. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. ISSN 2352-409X. 17, p. 839–851. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.12.045. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2017). Prosjektplan og faglige problemstillinger for E18 Rugtvedt-Dørdal. Menneske og kystsonen i steinalderen - variasjon og kontinuitet. E18 Rugtvedt-Dørdal. Arkeologiske undersøkelser av lokaliteter fra steinalder og jernalder i Bamble kommune, Telemark fylke.. Portal forlag. ISSN 9788202566241. p. 27–28.
  • Schülke, Almut (2016). Refining landscape archaeology – a study of the social relations between humans and their surroundings as embedded in megalithic tombs. Praehistorische Zeitschrift. ISSN 0079-4848. 91(2), p. 317–352. doi: 10.1515/pz-2016-0028.
  • Schülke, Almut & Hegdal, Håvard (2015). Et unikt mesolittisk anheng fra Brunstad i Vestfold. Viking. ISSN 0332-608X. 78, p. 27–46.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). The diversity of settings. Ritual and social aspects of tradition and innovation in megalithic landscapes. In Brink, Kristian; Hyden, Susan; Jennbert, Kristina; Larsson, Lars & Olausson, Deborah (Ed.), Neolithic Diversities. Perspectives from a Conference in Lund, Sweden. Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Lund. ISSN 9789189578609. p. 188–200.
  • Schülke, Almut (2014). Archäologie und Kunst. In Mölders, Doreen & Wolfram, Sabine (Ed.), Schlüsselbegriffe der Prähistorischen Archäologie. Tübinger Archäologische Taschenbücher 11. Waxmann Verlag. ISSN 978-3-8309-3176-8. p. 29–31.
  • Schülke, Almut (2014). Three concepts of burying the dead - different types of megalithic monuments and their ritual and social significance. In Hinz, Martin; Furholt, Martin; Mischka, Doris; Noble, Gordon & Olausson, Deborah (Ed.), Landscapes, Histories and Societies in the Northern European Neolithic. Frühe Monumentalität und soziale Differenzierung 4. Verlag Dr. Rudolf Habelt GMBH. ISSN 978-3-7749-3882-3. p. 113–123.
  • Schülke, Almut (2012). "... und zeugen von einem stolzen Geschlecht". Ernst Sprockhoffs archäologisches Wirken auf Lista während des Zweiten Weltkrieges - eine Ausstellung im Nordberg Fort, Vest-Agder, Norwegen. Archäologisches Nachrichtenblatt. ISSN 0948-8359. 17(1), p. 3–6.
  • Schülke, Almut (2010). Social Space in Northwest Zealand during the Time of the Funnel Beaker Culture. Some Thoughts about Archaeological Traces as Manifestations of Mobility. In Larsson, Åsa & Papmehl-Dufay, Ludvig (Ed.), Uniting Sea II. Stone Age Societies in the Baltic Sea Region. OPIA 15. Uppsala Universitet. ISSN 978-91-506-2128-0. p. 173–192.
  • Schülke, Almut (2009). Tragtbægerkulturens landskabsrum: udtryk og ramme for social kommunikation. Et studie over Nordvestsjælland. In Schülke, Almut (Eds.), Plads og rum i tragtbægerkulturen. Bidrag fra Arbejdsmødet på Nationalmuseet, 22. september 2005. Det kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab, Nationalmuseet. ISSN 978-87-87483-02-5. p. 67–87.
  • Schülke, Almut (2009). The social use of space during the Early Neolithic in Northwest Zealand. In Glørstad, Håkon & Prescott, Christopher (Ed.), Neolithisation as if history mattered. Processes of neolithisation in North-Western Europe. Bricoleur Press. ISSN 978-91-85411-09-2. p. 217–256.
  • Schülke, Almut (2008). Kommunikationslandskabet omkring Uppåkra. In Carlie, Anne (Eds.), Öresund - barriär eller bro? Kulturella kontakter och samhällsutveckling i Skåne och på Själland under järnåldern. Makadam Förlag. ISSN 978-91-7061-042-4. p. 278–308.
  • Schülke, Almut (2008). Kunsten at skrive videnskab. Arkæologisk Forum. ISSN 1399-5545. 18, p. 14–18.
  • Schülke, Almut (2008). Der soziale Raum zur Zeit der Trichterbecherkultur – Aspekte der Landschaftsraumnutzung am Beispiel der Verbreitung von Siedlungen und Megalithanlagen in Nordwestseeland, Dänemark. Jungsteinsite. ISSN 1868-3088.
  • Schülke, Almut (2007). Kommunikationslandschaft – Wasserwege versus Landwege im Umfeld des wikingerzeitlichen Zentralplatzes Tissøs, Westseeland. In Biermann, Felix & Kersting, Thomas (Ed.), Siedlung, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft im westslawischen Raum. Beiträge der Sektion zur slawischen Frühgeschichte des 5. Deutschen Archäologenkongresses in Frankfurt an der Oder, 4.-7. April 2005. Beier & Beran. ISSN 978-3-937517-65-0. p. 37–55.
  • Schülke, Almut & Dörfler, Walter (2002). Der Rugensee bei Schwerin und sein Umfeld – Paläoökologische und archäologische Untersuchungen im Vergleich. In Kaiser, Knut (Eds.), Die jungquartäre Fluß- und Seegenese in Nordostdeutschland. Beiträge zur Tagung in Hohenzieritz (Mecklenburg) vom 26.-28. Februar 2002. Geographisches Institut der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität. ISSN 3-86006-195-X. p. 139–142.
  • Schülke, Almut (2001). Die spätmittelalterliche und neuzeitliche Landschaft zwischen Schweriner See und Stepenitz. In Pfrommer, Jochem & Schreg, Rainer (Ed.), Zwischen den Zeiten. Archäologische Beiträge zur Geschichte des Mittelalters in Mitteleuropa. Festschrift für Barbara Scholkmann. Verlag Marie Leidorf. ISSN 3-89646-395-0. p. 143–162.
  • Schülke, Almut (2000). Conference review "Die mittel- und osteuropäische Ur- und Frühgeschichtsforschung in den Jahren 1933 - 1945, Berlin, November 19th - 23rd, 1998". European Journal of Archaeology. ISSN 1461-9571. 3(3), p. 414–429.

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  • Damlien, Hege; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Melheim, Anne Lene; Mjærum, Axel; Persson, Per Åke & Schülke, Almut [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Steinalderen i Sørøst-Norge. Faglig program for steinalderundersøkelser ved Kulturhistorisk museum. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202737030. 260 p. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic : Human engagement with the coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea. Routledge. ISBN 9781138303607. 432 p.
  • Schülke, Almut (2011). Landschaften. Eine archäologische Untersuchung der Region zwischen Schweriner See und Stepenitz. Römisch-Germanische Kommission des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. ISBN 978-3-8053-4432-6. 502 p.
  • Schülke, Almut (2009). Plads og rum i tragtbægerkulturen. Bidrag fra Arbejdsmødet på Nationalmuseet, 22. september 2005. Det kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab, Nationalmuseet. ISBN 978-87-87483-02-5. 177 p.

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  • Schülke, Almut & Mjærum, Axel (2022). Steinaldervandring på Ekeberg.
  • Schülke, Almut (2022). Fortid - nåtid- fremtid: (Undervisnings-)perspektiver på steinalderens kystlokaliteter som ikke-fornybar ressurs.
  • Schülke, Almut; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Bergsvik, Knut Andreas & Kirleis, Wiebke (2022). Landscapes of action in the Neolithic periphery of the North: Understanding social processes, encounters and economic change in coastal and hinterland areas in the 4th and 3rd millenium BC.
  • Schülke, Almut; Kirleis, Wiebke; Lechterbeck, Jutta & Bergsvik, Knut Andreas (2022). Marking the land in the Neolithic. Case studies from western and eastern Norway.
  • Mjærum, Axel & Schülke, Almut (2021). Kulturvandring gjennom Oslos steinalderlandskap.
  • Schülke, Almut; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Mjærum, Axel Johan; Solheim, Steinar; Roalkvam, Isak & Damlien, Hege (2021). Forskergruppe PrehCOAST - Status og veien videre.
  • Schülke, Almut (2021). Into the woods … Approaching coast-hinterland relations in the Late Mesolithic of Southeast Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2021). I de levendes verden … Håndtering av død og de døde i norsk mesolitikum.
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Digital bokslipp for antologien "Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic. Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea".
  • Schülke, Almut; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Mjærum, Axel & Roalkvam, Isak (2020). Forskergruppe PrehCOAST: Formål, planer, resultater .
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Time depth in changing environments – From Early Mesolithic coastal sites to strategic observation points in the hinterland in later Mesolithic times.
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Materialities of Coping – Coping with materialities.
  • Schülke, Almut; Solheim, Steinar; Roalkvam, Isak; Mjærum, Axel & Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie (2020). New Perspectives on Old Shores: Current approaches on the Stone Age in Eastern Norway.
  • Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Mjærum, Axel; Roalkvam, Isak; Solheim, Steinar & Schülke, Almut (2020). Coast-concepts in Norwegian Stone Age Archaeology.
  • Schülke, Almut & Mjærum, Axel (2020). Kulturvandring gjennom Oslos steinalderlandskap.
  • Schülke, Almut (2020). Preface and acknowledgements. In Schülke, Almut (Eds.), Coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic : Human engagement with the coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea. Routledge. ISSN 9781138303607. p. XVIII–XX. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.4324/9780203730942.
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). Introduction to the topic Coastal mobility/coast-inland mobility in hunter-gatherer societies.
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). The relevance of PrehCOAST for Southeast Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). Mensch - Material - Ort. Ein praxistheoretischer Ansatz zur Erforschung von Mobilität und (Kultur)kontakt im Mesolithikum und Neolithikum Südskandinaviens.
  • Schülke, Almut; Balkowski, Nadja; Hofmann, Kerstin; Hohle, Isabel & Müller-Scheessel, Nils (2019). Mensch - Körper - Tod. Der Umgang mit menschlichen Überresten im Neolithikum. Einführungsvortrag.
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). Brunstad, Vestfold, og mesolittiske graver.
  • Schülke, Almut (2019). Coast-inland relations: Perception and mobility.
  • Schülke, Almut; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Mjærum, Axel & Solheim, Steinar (2019). The Coast and Coastal Societies - Concepts and Terminology. Southeastern Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2018). Mellom fjord og hav. Utgravningsprosjekt Labo Nordre. [Internet]. www.norark.no.
  • Schülke, Almut (2018). Personlig-krise - samfunnskrise: Barnedød i steinalderen.
  • Schülke, Almut (2018). Hunter-gatherer landscapes challenged (and transformed?): Megalithic Tombs in 4th millennium Eastern Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2018). From coast to hinterland in the Eastern Norwegian Mesolithic: spatiotemporal aspects of the land-uplift and their impact on hunter-gatherer communities.
  • Damlien, Hege; Berg-Hansen, Inger Marie; Schülke, Almut; Zagorska, Ilga; Bērziņš, Valdis & Kalniņš, Mārcis (2018). Long-term variation in communication and social relations during the Stone Age of Eastern Baltic (10500 – 6500 BC) – a technological approach.
  • Schülke, Almut (2017). Våtmarksfunn fra steinalderen - et glimt fra Vestsibir.
  • Schülke, Almut (2017). A portable object in motion - the Late Mesolithic ornamented stone-plate from Brunstad (Southeast Norway) and its cultural context.
  • Schülke, Almut (2017). Hvor ble de døde av? Spor av mesolittiske begravelsesritualer i Norge i et Skandinavisk perspektiv.
  • Eriksen, Kristin & Schülke, Almut (2016). The 3D-photogrammetry documentation of the Mesolithic grave from Brunstad, Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2016). Paleoecological training: The archaeological aims and questions in the light of Stone Age Research in the Oslofjord region With regard to the New lake-coring.
  • Schülke, Almut (2016). Key-note Lecture International Summer School: Exploring humans in shifting surroundings: Theories and concepts in landscape archaeology.
  • Schülke, Almut (2016). Newly frequented or revisited? Diverging concepts of historicity in the changing coastal landscapes of the Mesolithic in Southeastern Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2016). Welcome and Introduction.
  • Schülke, Almut & Zagorska, Ilga (2016). Environment and people on both sides of the Baltic Basin during the Stone Age (Norway-Latvia).
  • Schülke, Almut; Solheim, Steinar; Wieckowska-Lüth, Magdalena; Dörfler, Walter & Kirleis, Wiebke (2016). A more than 10500 years high resolution record of land use history, vegetation dynamics and erosion history from Lake Skogstjern, Southeastern Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut & Eriksen, Kristin (2016). Graven fra Brunstad - et unikt funn fra steinalderen.
  • Schülke, Almut & Kristin, Eriksen (2016). The 3D-photogrammetry documentation of the Mesolithic grave from Brunstad, Norway.
  • Eriksen, Kristin & Schülke, Almut (2015). The 3D documentation of the Stone Age burial at Brunstad.
  • Schülke, Almut; Solheim, Steinar; Koxvold, Lucia Uchermann & Havstein, John Asbjørn (2015). Arkeologiske undersøkelser langs E18 Rugtvedt-Dørdal.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). A portable object in motion - Layers of meaning as seen on the ornamented sandstone-object from the Late Mesolithic site of Brunstad (Vestfold, Norway).
  • Schülke, Almut; Eriksen, Kristin; Gummesson, Sara & Reitan, Gaute (2015). Brunstad lok. 25 - A newly discovered Mesolithic grave from Southern Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Megalithic Monuments and depositions in Wetlands. Different elements, places and Expressions of ritual in a TRB-landscpae - a case from Denmark.
  • Solheim, Steinar; Wieckowska-Lüth, Magdalena; Schülke, Almut; Kirleis, Wiebke & Dörfler, Walter (2015). Towards a refined understanding of Mesolithic coastal landscapes - new investigations on human-environment interactions in Telemark, Norway.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Fant 8000 år gammelt skjelett i Stokke. [TV]. TV Vestfold.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). 8000-åringen fra Brunstad. [Radio]. NRK, P2, Ekko-hovedsending.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Sensasjonellt skelettfynd i Norge. [Newspaper]. Dagens Nyheter.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Skjelett-sensasjonen i Stokke. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Norges eldste kjendis? [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Steinaldergraven fra Brunstad vekker oppsikt - Et sensasjonelt funn. [Newspaper]. Tønsberg Blad.
  • Schülke, Almut (2015). Norges største arkeologifunn i 2014. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Schülke, Almut (2014). Between "Whole landscapes" and "Perspectives" - the Challenges of Landscape archaeology.
  • Schülke, Almut & Reitan, Gaute (2014). Dyp grop, gamle bein. En steinaldergrav på Brunstad i Stokke, Vestfold.
  • Schülke, Almut & Reitan, Gaute (2014). Brunstad lok. 25 - Status of Research for a newly discovered mesolithic grave from Vestfold.
  • Schülke, Almut & Reitan, Gaute (2014). Brunstad lok. 25 - Status of research on a newly discovered Mesolithic grave from Vestfold.
  • Schülke, Almut (2014). Sacred wetlands? Neolithic bog offerings - A case from Denmark.
  • Schülke, Almut & Reitan, Gaute (2014). Den mesolittiske grava på Brunstad - en statusrapport.
  • Schülke, Almut & Reitan, Gaute (2014). Mesolittiske beinfunn på Brunstad. NORARK-hjemmeside.
  • Schülke, Almut (2013). Auf verlorenem Posten? Megalithanlagen in Südostnorwegen - Gräber und Bestattungsriten als Beispiele für Kulturkontakt.
  • Schülke, Almut (2013). The diversity of settings: Aspects of historicity and innovation in different megalithic micro-landscapes.
  • Schülke, Almut (2013). Det åpne og det skjulte - ruter til vikingetidens Jelling.
  • Schülke, Almut (2012). Sozialer Raum- ritueller Fixpunkt. Neolithische Megalithanlagen in Nordwestseeland Dänemark.
  • Schülke, Almut (2012). Sozialer Raum - ritueller Fixpunkt. Neolithische Megalithanlagen in Nordwestseeland, Dänemark.
  • Lund, Julie & Schülke, Almut (2007). Menneskenes og tingenes rejse.

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