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6,000 years of human impact on the biodiversity of insects
Published: 2022-07-01

New study examines fossils of beetles to understand how changes in climate and landscape have affected.

A viral History of the World
Published: 2020-06-04

International talk about pandemics in the past and now, including historians Janet McCalman and Per Axelsson.

Distinguished Disability Scholar is Guest Professor at Umeå University
Published: 2019-11-14

Guest Professor Catherine J. Kudlick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, USA.

Four Arctic Five Chairs appointed from Umeå University scholars
Published: 2022-04-01

Five universities in Sweden, Norway and Finland appoint Chairs to address challenges for the Arctic region.

Jacqueline van Gent visiting professor at UGPS during May 2019
Published: 2019-04-30

Associate Professor Jacqueline van Gent, Australia, is visiting Umeå Group for Premodern Studies during May.

Large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Published: 2021-10-08

The Swedish Research Council has awarded large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
Published: 2020-11-25

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

New book about the history of field research institutions
Published: 2018-08-15

Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.

New guest Professor at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Published: 2018-10-17

Professor Mette Buchardt, Aalborg University, is a guest at the Department from 15 October to 9 November.

New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe already 6600 years ago
Published: 2020-08-04

Archaeologists reveal that socioeconomic inequality developed in Europe earlier than previously believed.

Once there were lakes in the Sahara Desert
Published: 2022-09-13

Read more about the existence of ancient lakes in Sahara dated between around 10.000 and 5.000 years ago.

Philip Buckland appointed Vice Dean
Published: 2021-08-04

Philip Buckland, Associate Professor in Archaeology, new Vice Dean at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Philip Buckland elected to expert group for research infrastructure
Published: 2020-11-12

They will strengthen the findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of research data.

School journeys and the future citizen
Published: 2020-05-18

A new dissertation examines how school journeys in Portugal were used to shape citizens and the nation.

School of Education jointly starts Arctic teacher training
Published: 2018-08-23

Umeå School of Education starts Arctic teacher training for social justice and equality in joint project.