Knut Ivar Austvoll

Doctoral Research Fellow - Archaeology
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Visiting address Blindernveien 11 None 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities

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Academic interests

Early Bronze Age, Late Neolithic, Political Economy, Sociopolitical Organisation, Practice Theory.


B.A. in Art and Cultural Science from the University of Stavanger, and Prehistoric Archaeology from Aarhus University.

M.A. from the University of Oslo in 2014, with the thesis: Constructing Identities. Structure and Practice in the Early Bronze Age - Southwest Norway.

Since January 2015 I have been working as a PhD Candidate at the University of Oslo.

I have also been involved in several excavation as a field archaeologist, most recently through the Museum of Cultural History. From 2013-15 I have been part of the research excavation at Skrivarhelleren in Årdal.


Tags: Archaeology, Bronze Age, Political Economy


  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2017). Tracing boundaries of local group identities in the Early Bronze Age — south-west Norway, In Sophie Bergerbrant & Anna Wessman (ed.),  New Pespectives on the Bronze Age. Proceedings of the 13th Nordic Bronze Age Symposium held in Gothenburg 9th to 13th June 2015.  Archaeopress.  ISBN 9781784915988.  36.  s 421 - 434
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2015). Tesse rundt på to sesonger. Nicolay: Arkeologisk tidsskrift.  ISSN 0332-8937.  (124), s 45- 50

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  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2017). Måltider og politiske allianser i bronsealderen.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2017). Socio-political strategies along the coast of north-western Scandinavia, 2350–1100 BCE.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2017). Sociopolitical systems in northwest Scandinavia in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar; Melheim, Anne Lene & Ling, Johan (2017). Beyond Mapping Movement: Travel and Exchange.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar & Moen, Marianne (2016). Erfaring med å skrive PhD-prosjekt.
  • Prescott, Christopher; Austvoll, Knut Ivar & Sand-Eriksen, Anette (2016). The Sea and Late Neolithic/Bronze Age transformations. Show summary
  • Prescott, Christopher; Melheim, Lene; Austvoll, Knut Ivar; Amundsen, Marie; Sture, Maria & Kilhavn, Håvard (red.) (2016). Arkeologi I Skrivarhelleren Facebookside.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2015). Constructing Identities. Structure and practice along the coast of southwest Norway.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2015). Intergroup connectedness in the Early Bronze Age.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2015). Tracing Past Identities – A Longue Durée Study of Sociopolitical Structures in the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age, western Norway.
  • Austvoll, Knut Ivar (2014). Constructing Identities. Structure and Practice in the Early Bronze Age – Southwest Norway.

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Published Jan. 12, 2015 9:40 AM - Last modified Nov. 30, 2017 1:41 PM