Preliminary programme

The conference will take place in Georg Sverdrups hus (University of Oslo Library) at Blindern

A full preliminary programme can be downloaded here.


Tuesday, June 6th

Opening ceremony 18:00


Mark Knight, Cambridge Archaeological Unit: “The Must Farm Pile-dwelling: Texture and tenure in the 9th century BC”

Lars Holger Pilø, Oppland Municipality: “Lost in the Frost. Bronze Age Artefacts from Glacial Ice in Oppland, Norway”


Wednesday, June 7th

3 parallel sessions 8:40-17:00

  • Rock art – diversity and complexity

  • Nobody is perfect: contrasts in craft

  • The context and social dynamics of rituals

Pizza evening


Thursday, June 8th

3 parallel sessions 8:40-17:00

  • (cont.) Rock art - diversity and complexity (half day)

  • Demography: fluctuation, composition and mobility (half day)

  • Beyond Mapping Movement: Travel and exchange

  • Contrasts of Bronze Age Societies

Conference dinner


Friday, June 9th

3 parallel sessions 8:40-15:00

  • Farming: A defining element of the Nordic Bronze Age?

  • Revitalising «gender» as a concept in the Bronze Age discourse

  • Lithics of the Bronze Age – materials, types, contexts and technologies

Panel discussion 15:00-16:00

  • Bronze Age research: Past, present and future


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