Posts Tagged: things

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link. Advertisements

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

The real magic of archaeology

This afternoon I went to hear a panel discussion about artifacts without borders. The topic was ylirajaisuus, which I don’t have a very good translation for. Transboundary artifact or transboundary object comes close, I think. It was organized by Artefacta,

The real magic of archaeology

This afternoon I went to hear a panel discussion about artifacts without borders. The topic was ylirajaisuus, which I don’t have a very good translation for. Transboundary artifact or transboundary object comes close, I think. It was organized by Artefacta,

Old things

A little over a year ago I wrote about film photography on my photography blog (here). I made three points why film is the photographic medium I (still) prefer: While it does take some technical skills to fiddle with film,

Old things

A little over a year ago I wrote about film photography on my photography blog (here). I made three points why film is the photographic medium I (still) prefer: While it does take some technical skills to fiddle with film,

‘Archaeology: The Discipline of Things’ and other new books

A couple of interesting new books have recently come out, Gavin Lucas’ Understanding the Archaeological Record, and Archaeology: The Discipline of Things by Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore (eds.). These both, especially Olsen et al., concentrate particularly

‘Archaeology: The Discipline of Things’ and other new books

A couple of interesting new books have recently come out, Gavin Lucas’ Understanding the Archaeological Record, and Archaeology: The Discipline of Things by Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore (eds.). These both, especially Olsen et al., concentrate particularly

Finnish-Estonian Archaeological Post-Graduate Seminar 2012

I decided to take part in the upcoming Finnish-Estonian Archaeological Post-Graduate Seminar that will be held in Turku in November. Here’s the abstract for my presentation. I suppose this will be the last seminar this year. After all this teaching

Finnish-Estonian Archaeological Post-Graduate Seminar 2012

I decided to take part in the upcoming Finnish-Estonian Archaeological Post-Graduate Seminar that will be held in Turku in November. Here’s the abstract for my presentation. I suppose this will be the last seminar this year. After all this teaching

Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism

Thats going to be the title of my presentation at the Ruin memories workshop. Couple of weeks ago I wasn’t sure what I would be talking about, but I have now prepared a paper that looks into the recent turn

Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism

Thats going to be the title of my presentation at the Ruin memories workshop. Couple of weeks ago I wasn’t sure what I would be talking about, but I have now prepared a paper that looks into the recent turn

Ontology and/or epistemology

One of the central problems I wish to address in my doctoral thesis is the relationship between ontology and epistemology. Traditionally (in the correlationist tradition) ontology and epistemology have been taken as not having anything to do with each other.

Ontology and/or epistemology

One of the central problems I wish to address in my doctoral thesis is the relationship between ontology and epistemology. Traditionally (in the correlationist tradition) ontology and epistemology have been taken as not having anything to do with each other.

Archaeolog

A short article I wrote on objects and habits for the weblog Archaeolog is now online (follow the link). Let me know what you think.

Archaeolog

A short article I wrote on objects and habits for the weblog Archaeolog is now online (follow the link). Let me know what you think.