Conferences and seminars

On this page you will find information about all seminars planned for the year 2022.



Research seminars HT 2022

You can join the seminar in room 435, 334 or via online via Zoom.

Tuesday 6 September. Time: 13–15
Introduction to the Seminars and conference reports.

Wednesday 7 September. Time: 15–17
Kate Franklin (Birkbeck College, London) ‘Living the Global Everyday: Excavating the Medieval Silk Road in Armenia’. 

Monday-Tuesday 12-13 September. Time: 15-17
Bridging the Hellespont, CU-SU workshop.

Monday 12 September. Time: 18–19.30
Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, St John’s College Cambridge: Bridging the Hellespont: Migrations ancient and modern.

Wednesday 14 September. Time: 15–17
Moa Råhlander slutseminarium ‘Attributes of beads’. Opponent: Fil Dr Ny Björn Gustafsson, National Board of Antiquities/Riksantikvarieämbetet.

Wednesday 21 September. Time: 15–17
Mathias Bjørnvad-Ahlquist (Aarhus/UCLAN) ‘The social role of hoarding in Mesolithic and Neolithic southern Scandinavia’.

Wednesday 28 September. Time: 15-17
Meghan Matsson McGinnis Halvtidseminarium ‘Doing Thing With Rings: What's been done so far’.

Monday 3 October. Time: 17–20
Nationalmuseum Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna, Antiken i Sverige – Sverige i Antiken, föredrag: Martin Olin, Arja Karivieri, Cilla Robach och Kristian Göransson, och en nyskapad historisk fantasi, Drömmarnas akademi, med sång, musik, film och recitation; arrangörer: Nationalmuseum och Stockholms universitet

Wednesday 5 October. Time 15–17
Svante Fischer (Uppsala) ‘The Late Roman and Early Byzantine Solidi of Scandinavia (LREBS) - Project Presentation’.   

Wednesday 12 October. Time: 15–17
Leila Popoli-Yazdi and Omran Garazhian (Linneaus) Paper titles Leila: ‘A garbologist in Sweden’ Omran: ‘Short terms and long terms in the process of archaeological field activities Bam, SE Iran’ (Note this will be a longer time slot from 15.00-18.00)

Wednesday 18 october. Time: 13–15
Laura Nissin, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies: Sensing the Roman homes.

Onsdag 19 October. Time: 15–17
Anne Nyvist Thorsson (Göteborg) "Iteration och exkludering i stilvalens praktik - nya perspektiv på 1100- och 1200-talens gravmonument”. 

Wednesday 25 October. Time: 13–15
Julian Wareing presentation av avhandlingsprojekt (Antikens Kultur). 

Wednesday 26 October. Time: 15–17
Alison Klevnäs, Astrid Noterman and Cecilia Ljung Project proposal review ‘Collecting the dead: conversion period burials in Gotland and Uppland and the new possibilities offered by bioarchaeology’ Principal Reader: Kerstin Lidén.

Wednesday 2 November. Time 15–17
Magnus Enquist ‘Aesthetics in animals and humans’.

Wednesday 9 November. Time: 15–17
Tori Falck Halvtidseminarium ‘Tradition, innovation, and pragmatism. A social perspective on changes in maritime technology in Viken (AD1050-1700)’. 

Tuesday 15 November. Time: 13–15
Therese Emanuelsson-Paulson och Evan Vance, Loeb postdoc, ASCSA: Architectural and epigraphic genre in an unpublished octagonal column from Kleonai.

Wednesday 16 November. Time: 15–17
Malou Blank (Göteborg) ‘Mobility, Subsistence and Mortuary practices. An interdisciplinary study of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age megalithic populations of southwestern Sweden’.

Tuesday 22 November. Time: 13–15
Adam Lindqvist Wadstein: Avhandlingsseminarium.

Wednessday 23 November. Time: 15–17
Ingrid Berg (Uppsala) ‘Interdisciplinarity and collaboration in Swedish archaeology: challenges and opportunities in cross-cutting research’.

Wednesday 30 November. Time: 15–17
Marieke Ivarsson-Aalders Halvtidseminarium ‘Growing up on Gotland – A bioarchaeological approach to Viking Age childhood’.

Wednesday 7 December. Time: 15–17
Marta Díaz-Guardamino (Durham) ‘New research on the Montelirio burial costume, Spain’. 

Monday 12 December. Time: 17-19
Öppen föreläsning, kl. 17-19, Aula Magna, 
organiserad tillsammans med Egyptens ambassad och Världskulturmuseerna: Dr Zahi Hawass: Scanning the Pharaohs: CT Imaging and DNA studies of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies.

Wednesday 14 December. Time: 15–17
Caroline Owman (Uppsala) ‘Staying With the Trouble at "Livets museum" An exhibition project in need of a more-than-human update’. 

Wednesday 20 December. Time: 13–15
Niklas Eriksson och Ann-Louise Schallin: Asine 2022 (TBA).


Andrew Jones, Kerstin Lidén, Arja Karivieri, Jan Storå.


Research seminars VT 2022

You can join the seminar in room 435 or via online via Zoom. 

Friday 28 January. Time: 13–15
Georgia Galani: PhD disputation Imprints of Roman Imperium. Bronze Coinages in the Republican Eastern Provinces.

Wednesday 2 February- Time: 15–17
Rachel Crellin (University of Leicester): A history of stone and metal at Upton Lovell G2a, Wiltshire. 

Wednesday 9 February, Time: 15–17
Mikael Adolphson (Cambridge University/Uppsala University): Treasures of Early Medieval Japan: Coins, Ceramics, and Sulphur.

Wednesday 16 February. Time: 15–17
Bjarne Grønnow (National Museum Denmark): Exploring UNESCO Cultural World Heritage in Greenland: a discussion of ideas, set-up and preliminary results of the on-going Activating Arctic Heritage Project. 

Friday 18 February. Time: 13–15
Helena Günther, PhD disputation: The rhythm of rock art animals. Picturing reindeer, elk and bear around the seasonal cycle in Stone Age Alta, Norway and other North Fennoscandian localities. 

Wednesday 23 February. Time: 15–17
Anton Larsson: halvtidseminarium Landslide Archaeology: Hazard and disaster in Western Sweden.

Wednesday 2 March. Time: 15-17
March first seminar for new doktorands – archaeology and archaeological science.

Wednesday 9 March. Time: 15–17
David De Lorenzi Turner: halvtidseminarium Neolithic Wooden Post Structures: Postholes, depositions and the playing out of time.

Wednesday 16 march. Time: 15–17
Peter Jordan (Lund University) After the Ice: Cultural Trajectories in Maritime Northeast Asia. 

Wednesday 23 march. Time 15–17
Paul Reilly (University of Southampton): Haunted Pixels, Quantum Wells, or Temporal Debris in a Digital Plough Zone? Digital Images+D in archaeology.

Wednesday 6 April. Time: 15–17
Ingrid Berg (Uppsala University) Interdisciplinarity and collaboration in Swedish archaeology: challenges and opportunities in cross-cutting research

Wednesday 27 April. Time: 15–17
Emma Maltin: halvtidseminarium.

Wednesday 4 May. Time: 15–17
Julie Lund (Oslo University): Connecting to Pasts in Viking Age Scandinavia. Relational perspectives on Reuses, References and Reinventions.

Wednesday 11 May. Time: 15–17
Per Nilsson (Östergötlands museum): Spår från bronsåldern och spår från bronsålderns arkeologer. Nya utgrävningar vid Himmelstalunds hällristningar.

Wednesday 18 May. Time: 15–17
Manuel Dominguez Rodrigo (Rice University): Latest discoveries at Olduvai Gorge: new archaeological record shows that early humans had a unique way of life

Wednesday 1 June. Time: 15–17
Viacheslav Kuleshov (Stockholm University) A numismatic chronology for Birka: towards the revaluation of coin finds


Mats Burström, László Bartosiewicz, Kerstin Lidén, Jens Christian Moesgaard, Lena Sjögren

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