Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Thing Sites Project Gulen Norway 5-7 April 2011

Anne-K. Misje, Martin Kulild and Frode Iverson. Photo Lynda Mallett

Presentation of Paper by Frode Iverson. The Assembly Project – Meeting-places in Northern Europe AD 400-1500 (TAP)

Research question: What was the role of assemblies (things) in the creation, consolidation and maintenance of collective identities, emergent polities and kingdoms in early medieval Northern European populations and communities? This project, via 3 interlocking strands of multi-disciplinary research addresses this fundamental question, key to our academic understanding of the emergence of nation states in early Historic Europe.

Full Details of the Project

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