Upcoming talks


October 25, 2017: ‘Bodies and body-objects in domestic space: Atmospheric presence in Scandinavian prehistory’. Invited lecture at the University of Chester, UK.

October 12-13, 2017: ‘Processing, curating, and fragmenting skulls in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia’. Invited lecture at the Norwegian Institute in Rome, Italy.

August 30-September 3, 2017: ‘Deposited infants as animate objects in Iron-Age Scandinavia’ Paper to be given in the session Burials as complex features: Exploring new approaches to death and burial in archaeology at the EAA 2017, Maastrich.

August 30-September 3, 2017: ‘Can we trace ontology from postholes? A view from Scandinavia’s later prehistory’ Paper to be given in the session Do you see what I see? Theoretical approaches to understanding ancient worldviews at the EAA 2017, Maastrich.

June 8, 2017: ‘House assemblages and domestic space through deep time’. Paper given at Contrasts of Bronze Age Societies – the 14th Nordic Bronze Age Symposium, University of Oslo.

May 31, 2017: ‘The longhouse of Iron-Age Scandinavia: Death, commemoration, and infant deposition’. 31.5.2017. Invited lecture at the McDonald Institute lunch seminars, University of Cambridge, UK.

May 11-14, 2017: ‘Assembling houses, house assemblages: How can we study prehistoric buildings from household perspectives?’ Paper to be given at the Buildings in Society International III conference, Swedish History Museum, Stockholm.

March 23, 2017:
‘Five strategies to fail as a researcher’ Invited talk at the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, Norway.

March 6, 2017:
‘Archaeology of Dwelling’. Lunch talk given at the Material Cultural Lab, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, UK.


November 2, 2016:
Don’t all mothers love their children? On the deposition of infants and children in the Iron and Viking Ages’. Invited seminar given at Uppsala University, Sweden.

September, 22-23, 2016:
’Traces of resistance, resistance of trace. Architecture, memory, and lived space through deep time in Scandinavia’. Paper given at the On the Trace conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.

September 21, 2016:
På terskelen til fortiden: Hus og hall i yngre jernalder’ [trans. ‘On the threshold to the past. House and hall in the late Iron Age’]. Invited lecture given at Midgard historiske senter, Vestfold.

April 22, 2016:
Presentation of the NFR project ‘Archaeology of dwelling’. Invited lecture given at the department seminar series Fredagsseminar, Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo.

March 10, 2016:
Doorways: Social mnemonics and narrative spaces in the Viking Age’. Invited paper given at the workshop Memory and Narrative Perspectives on Architectural Spaces in the Old Norse Tradition, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.