Special issue – Primitive tider

The field of contemporary archaeology is more vital than ever. The new issue of the Norwegian journal of archaeology called Primitive Tider has reserved 175 pages for scholars with an interest in the recent past. With this edition archaeologists with a shared interest in contemporary matters, offer a glimpse into the broad and eclectic research going on within contemporary archaeology. …

Abstracts, Primitive Tider no. 18

Ingar Figenschau – War Remains as Cultural Heritage: Rescue operation or awkward embrace? Norddalen in Troms County, Norway, is today a relatively secluded valley, but within grim and dark winter months in 1944-1945 war crimes took place under the direction of Nazi ideology and about 150 Russian prisoners of war lost their lives under the hand of the Third Reich. …

Workshop in Vardø

September 22nd – September 25th. Participants: Bjørnar Olsen, Torgeir Bangstad, Elin Andreassen, Hein B. Bjerck, Mats Burström, Stein Farstadvoll, Ingar Figenschau, Saphinaz-Amal Naguib, Kerstin Smeds, Marek Tamm, Svetlana Vinogradova, and Timothy J. LeCain. For its second workshop, the Object Matters team headed to Vardø, a town in the eastern part of Finnmark county in Norway. The idea of this workshop …