Bjørnar Julius Olsen

Professor
Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology
University of Tromsø
Page: http://uit.no/ansatte/organisasjon/ansatte/person?p_document_id=42197&p_dimension_id=88154

Fields of interest:

  • Theoretical archeology,
  • material culture,
  • Nord Skandinavian history,
  • Sami cultural history
  • Museology

Recent publications:

B. J. Olsen, M. Shanks, T. Webmoor, C. Witmore:
Archaeology: The Discipline of Things.
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2012

B. J. Olsen:
Archaeological theory, Christmas pork and red herrings.
Current Swedish Archaeology, 20 (2012) 95 – 106.

B. J. Olsen:
After interpretation: remembering archaeology.
Current Swedish Archaeology, 20 (2012) 11 – 34.

B. J. Olsen:
The return of things and the savagery of the archaeological object.
Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda, Lisboa, 2012, 70 – 83.

B. J. Olsen:
A sense of snow? Archaeology, weather and the conception of northernness.
Det kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab, Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen 2012 , 9 – 23.

B. J. Olsen, P. Urbańsczyk, C. Amundsen, eds.:
Hybrid Spaces. Medieval Finnmark and the Archaeology of Multi-Room Houses.
Novus Forlag, Oslo, 2011

B. J. Olsen:
In Defense of Things: Archaeology and the Ontology of Objects.
AltaMira Press 2010

E. Andreassen, H. Bjartmann, B. J. Olsen:
Persistent memories. Pyramiden – a Soviet mining town in the High Arctic.
Tapir Akademisk Forlag, Trondheim, 2010

L.I. Hansen, B. J. Olsen,
Samernas historia fram till 1750.
Liber, Stockholm, 2006