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Conference key note speakers

At the Northern Worlds Conference, held at the National Museum 27th to 30th of November 2012 Peter Emil Kaland, University of Bergen, Charlotte Damm, University of Galway and Christian Wichmann Matthiessen, University of Copenhagen invited as Key Note Speakers. 

On this page their 3 presentations can be watched as videoes and their power point presentations can be downloaded.


The landscapes of the Northern Worlds constitute the frame of reference for the research initiative’s studies of agricultural use and traces, of features connected to cosmos and the perception of land and rights, and of environment and change.


Peter Emil Kaland, Department of Biology, University of Bergen  

The Coastal Heathlands of Europe – farming history and management


Interactions in the Northern Worlds between societies in particular and nature and culture in general have been in focus for the research initiative’s studies of networks and communication, of objects and exchange, and of preservation and decay.


Charlotte Damm, Department of Archaeology, National University of Ireland, Galway
When people meet



Social and organizational dynamics in the Northern Worlds have been elucidated by studies within the terms of continuity and discontinuity, of mobility and organization, and of techniques and environment.


Christian Wichmann Matthiessen, Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen
Scandinavian Links: Regional development perspectives  



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