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Heritage, Tourism & Hospitality International Conference 2017

Organised by: 
HTHIC
Event date: 
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 to Friday, 29 September, 2017
Kind of Event: 
for Professionals

Kierikki Stone Age Centre – The Advantages of Being an OpenArch Funded Project

Leena Lehtinen (FI)
OpenArch Special Digest 2015 Issue 2
***Compared to other European countries, the number of Finnish archaeological open-air museums is limited. Currently, Kierikki and Saarijärvi Stone Age villages are the only two open-air museums under the care of professional museums. Both villages specialise in the Stone Age period (Kierriki 2015; Saarijärvi 2015)...

Vänö Chapel (FI)

The chapel is the reconstruction of an original of the XVII century and is currently open for service during summer.

OpenArch Conference: The Value and Scale of the Experimental Archaeology Approach, Kierikki Stone Age Centre (FI), June 2014

Leena Lehtinen (FI)
The VII OpenArch Conference took place from 11 to 15 June 2014 at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, 50 kilometres northeast of Oulu in Northern Finland. The conference was jointly organised by Kierikki and the University of Exeter, which are in charge of Working Package 5, “Dialogue with Science”...

Book Review: Fish leather tanning and sewing by Lotta Rahme and Dag Hartman

Danny Honig (NL)
Judging from the extensive bibliography in this book, little to no literature exists on fish leather tanning in English. A quick Google and Amazon search reveals that a good general book on leather tanning includes at least one chapter on fish, reptile and other "alternative" skins...

Food discussion

For the authors see the article
For a BBC program in 1954, Sir Mortimer Wheeler tasted a reconstruction of the Tollund Man’s last supper, which turned out to be a tasteless mush. This led him to announce: "I believe that the poor chap of Tollund committed suicide because he could stand his wife's cooking no longer!"...

Conference: XII Nordic TAG (Theoretical Archaeology Group)

Organised by: 
University of Oulu
Event date: 
Wednesday, 25 April, 2012 to Saturday, 28 April, 2012

Book Review: Sailing into the Past: Learning from Replica Ships by Jenny Bennett (ed)

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)

There must be hundreds of wooden ship replicas across the world, not only the ‘Viking ships’ in Scandinavia, but – as the book Sailing into the past shows, there are many medieval and more recent ones...

Kierikkikeskus/Kierikki Stone Age Centre (FI)

The archaeological exhibition at the Kierikki Stone Age Centre displays objects from the Stone Age. In addition, activity programs in the reconstructed Stone Age Village offer a unique opportunity to experience life as it was lived thousands of years ago...

Kivikauden Kylä, Saarijärvi (FI)

Finland's largest and oldest reconstructed stone age village can be found at Saarijärvi. “Kivikauden Kylä” literally means “Stone Age Village” in Finnish...

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