(Photo: Getty Images) Call for papers: Sámi archaeology and postcolonial theory session at Nordic TAG 2014

The fourteenth Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group conference (Nordic TAG) will be held at Stockholm University on April 22-26, 2014. Organizers wish to invite intrested individuals to submit paper abstracts for their session "Sámi archaeology and postcolonial theory".


The session concerns the use, lack of use, and possible value of postcolonial theory in Sámi archaeology, as well as what Sámi archaeology can contribute to the development of theory.


The conference organizers welcome papers that discuss this subject both on general level and based on case studies. They would also welcome papers that discuss alternative theoretical frameworks and why these are preferred.


Paper abstracts may be sent by e-mail to Marte Spangen at by December 15, 2013. The abstracts should be limited to 150 words.


The conference opens on 22 April 2014 with a keynote lecture by Professor Gavin Lucas, University of Iceland. During 23-25 April, parallel sessions are held at the Aula Magna.


On 26 April three different excursions in the Stockholm region are offered. Several social events will take place during the conference, including a reception at Stockholm City Hall and a conference dinner at the Swedish History Museum.

To find out more and register for the event, please access the conference´s website.