Torgeir Bangstad joins Object Matters

Torgeir Rinke Bangstad has joined the Object Matters team. Bangstad is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Archaeology and Social Anthropolgy at the Arctic University of Tromsø (UiT). He earned his Ph.D. degree in cultural heritage studies at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2014. For Object Matters Bangstad aims to explore the memory and materiality of a …

Workshop Schedule for Prague Meeting

PROGRAM 1ST OBJECT MATTERS WORKSHOP – PRAGUE, DECEMBER 10-13, 2015   Thursday, December 10 Arrivals, check in at Villa Lanna 19.00: Reception  (Villa Lanna)   Friday, December 11 09.30-9.45 Introduction, presentations, by Bjørnar Olsen (UiT) 09.45-10.30 Þóra Pétursdóttir, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway: “Drift matter: Archaeology of beach assemblages” 10.30-11.15 Saphinaz-Amal Naguib, University of Oslo: “Memory and its …

New PhD Candidate

Ingar Figenschau has been appointed as PhD candidate in the Object Matters project for 3 years. He has a BA and MA in archaeology from the UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, where he graduated in 2012. He has been working as a field archaeologist for Tromsø Museum, Sogn og Fjordane county authority, UiT, and The Sami Parliament. Ingar …

PhD candidate and postdoctoral fellow positions in Object Matters

A PhD candidate and a postdoctoral fellow position (both three-year) in contemporary archaeology is now announced at the Department of archaeology and social anthropology, UiT- The Arctic University of Norway. See full description and contact details in the links below: http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/111557/phd-candidate-in-contemporary-archaeology-at-the-department-of-archaeology http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/111572/postdoctoral-fellow-in-contemporary-archaeology-at-the-department-of-archaeology-and-social-anthropology