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Description of research and teaching

Kristin Ilves is an Associate Professor in Maritime Archaeology at Helsinki University. Interested in maritime cultural landscapes, she is currently focusing in relating climate, environment, and culture change to each other and is particularly drawn to the construction of island identities. She has an extensive fieldwork experience and a fascination in the development of innovative techniques for the presentation of archaeological sites to public and professional audiences. Kristin Ilves is responsible for teaching in maritime archaeology.

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • Maritime Archaeology
  • Island archaeology
  • Coastal archaeology
  • Maritime Cultural Landscape
  • Archaeological method and theory
  • Late Iron Age
  • Settlement archaeology
  • Landing sites and harbours
  • Public outreach