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  • Cultural heritage focal point of new collaboration

    [22 May 2019] Jenny Högström Berntson has been awarded the Verification for Collaboration (VFS) funding from the Grants and Innovation Office (FIK) in order to start a series of talks on heritage issues together with the Museum of World Culture (VKM).

  • New excavations in Varnhem

    [8 May 2019] Varnhem's monastery ruin was excavated around 1920, but only the central parts of the monastery area were examined. In recent excavations, a few smaller areas have been investigated, but roughly 80% of the monastery area is still unearthed. Now it is time for new excavations at Varnhem's monastery church.

  • New perspectives on Sami history and cultural heritage

    [7 May 2019] - Sami history and cultural heritage are amazingly unknown, even within the academy, says Pia Lundqvist, senior lecturer in history at the Department of Historical Studies on why Sami cultural heritage became theme on this year's cultural heritage day. In co-operation with CCHS, Center for Critical Heritage Studies, on May 2, the cultural heritage day was arranged with Sami cultural heritage as a theme. The cultural heritage day has for several years been a counterpart to the Archaeological Day and the History Day, which is also usually arranged at the department.

  • The guide program

    [11 Mar 2019] The guide program, based at the Department of Historical Studies, is a broad and multifaceted basic education. With topics such as guide knowledge and tourism with practical elements from, among other things, the museum world, the foundation is laid for several professional entrances.

  • Interdisciplinary collaborations lead to new unexpected research results

    [1 Mar 2019] The collaboration between archaeologists and geneticists has recently shed light upon the spread of the plague during the early Stone Age. Among other things, the newspaper Curie highlights the archaeologists Karl-Göran Sjögren and Kristian Kristiansen, associate professor and senior professor at the Department of Historical Studies, whose interdisciplinary collaboration has led to the new knowledge.

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