Helene Martinsson-Wallin

Distinguished University Professor at Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Archaeology

+4618-471 8314+46-498 108314
Visiting address:
Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3
621 57 Visby
Postal address:
Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland
621 67 Visby

Short presentation

I have a background in Scandinavian Archaeology where I focused on Prehistory, Osteology and Landscape Studies. I have also specialised on Pacific Archaeology (Rapa Nui and Samoa) since the mid-1980s and have an interdisciplinary approach to Archaeology and Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management. I teach courses as;

Cosmopolitan Pasts; Current Debates in Archaeology and Osteology; Theory and Methods Advanced Field School; Anthropological Perspectives and CHM in an International Perspective

Keywords: cultural heritage archaeology sustainable development

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Helene Martinsson-Wallin; Swedish Archaeologist b. 1959;


Professor at Uppsala University and Coordinator of the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Campus Gotland.

Adjunct Professor at The National University of Samoa.

Research areas: Pacific Archaeology with a focus on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and Independent Samoa Research topics; colonisation, monumental architecture and social space and cultural heritage management.

Scandinavian archaeology with a focus on the Baltic Islands of Gotland and Åland and the Neolithic and Bronze Age Phases. Research topics; the Neolitisation process and Monuments and social space.


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