Iron Age Blekinge I: Västra Vång

Project: Research

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Archaeology


The project is a collaboration between Blekinge Museum and Södertörn University. It gathers several smaller projects linked to The newly discovered Iron Age settlement and ritual centre Västra Vång and the landscape along the Johannishusåsen esker.

The project seeks not only to examine and excavate the settlement, but also to explore novel ways of communicating archaeology, scientific methods and reasoning and cultural heritage as a contemporary strategy in local communities. Besides the archaeological and scientific, artistic research is an ongoing theme, especially landscape photography. Here we have been collaborating with Malmö University (Sabina Jallow) and the photography master programme at IUAV, Venice (Stefano Graziani).

Layman's description

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Short titleVästra Vång
Effective start/end date2012/01/012030/12/31

Collaborative partners

  • Lund University (lead)
  • Södertörn University
  • Blekinge museum
  • Ronneby Municipality


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Related research output

Björn Nilsson, 2018 Aug 8, Populär Arkeologi, 4.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

Björn Nilsson, 2017 Jun 17, 10 p.

Research output: Other contributionMiscellaneous

Martin Hansson, 2016 Dec 3, Vikten av Vång : en järnåldersplats tar form. Henriksson, M. & Nilsson, B. (eds.). Karlskrona: Blekinge museum, p. 23-32 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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Related activities

Nilsson, B. (Invited speaker), Mikael Henriksson (Keynote/plenary speaker), Bertil Helgesson (Role not specified)
2018 Mar 21

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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