Posts Tagged: symmetrical archaeology

From symmetry to tacit knowledge in archaeology

The so-called symmetrical archaeology was born as a critique of postprocessual archaeology which, according to it’s critics, had in all its preoccupation with the individual and the socio-cultural forgotten the ‘thingly component’ of the past (Olsen 2003: 87). This in

From symmetry to tacit knowledge in archaeology

The so-called symmetrical archaeology was born as a critique of postprocessual archaeology which, according to it’s critics, had in all its preoccupation with the individual and the socio-cultural forgotten the ‘thingly component’ of the past (Olsen 2003: 87). This in

Symmetrical archaeology and past meaning-making practices

Today there is a new field of archaeology emerging, called symmetrical archaeology (Olsen 2003: 88), which can be seen as a pragmatistic archaeology, where the material is again taken into account and the emphasis of study is not that much

Symmetrical archaeology and past meaning-making practices

Today there is a new field of archaeology emerging, called symmetrical archaeology (Olsen 2003: 88), which can be seen as a pragmatistic archaeology, where the material is again taken into account and the emphasis of study is not that much

Human remains as quasi-objects

I want to share an excerpt from a paper that is going to be published in the forthcoming Kontaktstencil (a publication for the “Faellesnordisk Råd för Arkaeologistuderende” held every other year around the Nordic Countries). In the article I discuss

Human remains as quasi-objects

I want to share an excerpt from a paper that is going to be published in the forthcoming Kontaktstencil (a publication for the “Faellesnordisk Råd för Arkaeologistuderende” held every other year around the Nordic Countries). In the article I discuss