New publications by the members of the network


in print

 Taipale, N., Knutsson, K., Knutsson, H., (in print). Unmodified quartz flake fragments as cognitive tool categories: testing the wear preservation, previous low magnification use-wear results and criteria for tool blank selection in two Late Mesolithic quartz assemblages from Finland. Proceeding of the International Conference on Use-Wear Analysis, Garo, Portugal 10-12 October 2012.


Rønning, A., 2014, Jegerfolk fra øst kom til Norge for 10.000 år siden. Arkeologiske funn i grenseområdene mellom Finland og Norge i nord kan bety at vår aller eldste historie må skrives på nytt. forskning.no //


Manninen, M. A., Knutsson, K., 2013, Lithic raw material diversification as an adaptive strategy - Technology, mobility, and site structure in Late Mesolithic northernmost Europe. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 33 (2014): 84-98.


Sørensen, M., Rankama, T., Kankaanpää, J., Knutsson, K., Knutsson, H., Melvold, S.,Eriksen, B. V., Glørstad, H., 2013. The first eastern migrations of people and knowledge into Scandinavia: evidence from studies of Mesolithic technology, 9-8 millennium BC. Norwegian Archaeological Review: 1.

2012 Witold Gruzdz, Katarzyna Pyzewicz,Witold Migal, Michał Przezdziecki, 2013. Multi-Aspect Analysis of Flintmaterials from Suchodółka, site 3, the Swietokrzyskie Voivodship (Wieloaspektowa analiza materiałów krzemiennych ze stanowiska Suchodółka 3, woj. swietokrzyskie). Swiatowit IX (L) Fascicle B (2011): 245-256.
2012 Weber, M.-J. (2012) From technology to tradition - Re-evaluating the Hamburgian-Magdalenian relationship. Untersuchungen und Materialien zur Steinzeit in Schleswig-Holstein und im Ostseeraum 5. Neumünster. 252 pp.
2011 Knutsson, H. & Knutsson, K., 2011. The postglacial colonization of humans, fauna and plants in northern Sweden.  Arkeologi i Norr 13, Umeå: 1-28

Manninen, M. A. & Knutsson, K. (2011) Northern inland oblique point sites - a new look into the Latemesolithic oblique point tradition in Eastern Fennoscandia.  In Rankama, T. (ed.), Interfaces in the Mesolithic Stone Age of Eastern Fennoscandia.Diversity in Hunter-Gatherer Lithic Technologies.

2011 Fuglestvedt, I. (2011) Early Mesolithic Moldvika 1 - a single unit occupation from Norway. Acta Archaeologica 81-1: 72-82.
2011 Rankama, T. (ed.) (2011) Mesolithic Interfaces. Variability in Lithic Technologies in Eastern Fennoscandia. Monographs of the Archaeological Society of Finland 1. The Archaeological Society of Finland. Saarijärvi. 253 pp. (open access:
2011 Rankama, T. & Kankaanpää, J. (2011) First evidence of eastern Preboreal pioneers in arctic Finland and Norway. Quartär 58: 183-209.
2010 Berglund, M. (2010) Litorina Sea shore displacement and pollen analytical indications of forest succession during the Mid-Holocene in Gästrikland, east central Sweden. GFF, Vol. 132 (pt. 3-4, September-December): 213-226. Stockholm.
2010 Hartz, S., Terberger, T. & Zhilin, M. (2010) New AMS-dates for the Upper Volga Mesolithic and the origin of microblade technology in Europe. Quartär 57: 155-169.
2010 Vogel, P. (2010) Vardagslivets aktiva oförändring. En studie av kultur genom arkeologi och stenåldersboplatser. Occasional papers in archaeology 51. Uppsala.
2010 Weber, M.-J. (2010) Technological approach to Hamburgian lithic assemblages as a means of re-evaluating its relationship with the Magdalenian. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Tübingen.
2010 Zhilin, M. (2010) Antler perforated staff heads from Central Russia and Eastern Urals area. In: A. Legrand-Pineau, I. Sidéra, and N. Buc, E. David V. Scheinsohn (eds.)
2010 Zhilin, M. (2010) Ancient and Modern Bone Artefacts from America to Russia. Cultural, technological and functional signature. BAR International Series 2136, 324: 135-140.  
2009 Darmark, K., Guinard, M., Sundström, L. & Vogel, P. (2009) Svartkärret 1-3. Tre mellanmesolitiska lägerplatser i Närke. Slutundersökning. SAU Rapport 2009: 5. Uppsala. (With contributions from J. Wikborg, K. Knutsson, T. Rankama and H. B. Bjerck)