Partner 1: Institute of Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics, Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Key relevant qualifications
The Institute of Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics has five departments with c. 35 permanently employed researchers, c. 25 PhD students, 15 administrative staff, and 1200 students. It has a PhD School for Anthropological and Archaeological Studies, and is associated with two museums, including Moesgård Museum which has a large department for conservation and palaeo-science. The Institute is the most successful at the Faculty of Arts in terms of obtaining external funds, c. 2.5 Meuro per year. Its strong cross-disciplinary research environment offers a unique combination of three archaeologies, social anthropology & ethnography and linguistics. It is thus a strong headquarter for the proposed research.
1996 From Stone to Bronze. The Metalwork of the Late Neolithic and Earliest Bronze Age in Denmark. 495 pages of text, catalogues, appendices and 355 illustrations and a contribution by Dr. Peter Northover, Oxford University. Århus: Jutland Archaeological Society - Aarhus University Press.
2007a Culture and Change in Central European Prehistory, 6th to 1st millennium BC. Århus: Aarhus University Press (200 pages with 64 illustrations)
2. Edited books
2000 with Olausson, D (eds.) Form-Function-Context. Material Culture Studies in Scandinavian Archaeology. Lund: Acta Archaeologica Lundensia Series.
1996 with Rahbek, U. & Rasmussen, K.L. ”Radiocarbon dating and the Chronology of Bronze Age Southern Scandinavia”. In Randsborg, K. (ed.), Absolute Chronology. Archaeological Europe 2500-500 BC. Acta Archaeologica vol. 67 – 1996. Acta Archaeologica supplementa vol. I. pp. 183-198.
2003b “Commemorative tales: archaeological responses to modern myth, politics, and war”. World Archaeology 35(1): pp. 126-144. (Theme: The Social Commemoration of Warfare, edited by Roberta
2005b “A Biographical Perspective on Ösenringe from the Early Bronze Age. In Kienlin, T. (ed.) Die Dinge als Zeichen: Kulturelles Wissen und materielle Kultur. Internationale Fachtagung an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main 3.-5.- April 2003. Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie 125. Bonn: Habelt. pp. 263-281.
2006b “Warriors and Warrior Institutions in the European Copper Age”. In Otto, T., Thrane, H. & Vandkilde, H. (eds.): Warfare and Society. Archaeological and Social Anthropological Perspectives. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. pp. 393-422.
2006c “Warfare and Gender according to Homer: An Archaeology of an Aristocratic Warrior Culture”. In Otto, T., Thrane, H. & Vandkilde, H. (eds.): Warfare and Society. Archaeological and Social Anthropological Perspectives. Aarhus: Aarhus University. pp. 515-528.
2006d “Warfare, Weaponry and Material Culture – an Introduction”. In Otto, T., Thrane, H. & Vandkilde, H. (eds.). Warfare and Society. Archaeological and Social Anthropological Perspectives. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. pp. 483-490.
2007c “A Review of the Early Late Neolithic Period in Denmark: Practice, Identity and Connectivity”. Offa 61/62, 2004/05 (2007). Previously published on the web (2005). pp. 75-109.
2007d “Archaeology, Anthropology and Globalization. Inaugural lecture, October 22nd 2004”. In Vandkilde, H. (ed.) Globalisation, Battlefields, and Economics. Three inaugural lectures in archaeology. Moesgård, Aarhus University October 2004. pp. 7-27. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. Also as net publication on http://www.aal.au.dk/global/index
2008 “Leoni’s House. Materialising Identity and Change in Contemporary Papua New Guinea”. In Chilidis C., Lund J. & Prescott, C. (eds.): Facets of Archeology. Essays in Honour of Lotte Hedeager on her 60th Birthday. Oslo Archaeological Series, vol. 10. Oslo: Unipub. pp. 145-154.
in press In Mellar, H. (ed.): The Nebra Conference Proceedings, Der Griff nach den Sternen. Proceedings of the Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archaeologie Sachsen-Anhalt und Landesmuseum Für Vorgeschichte. C. 17 pages. “Metallurgy, Inequality, and Globalisation in the Bronze Age – discussant’s commentary on the papers in the metallurgy session”.
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