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  • PL 65 (Viikinkaari 1)



  • Yliopistonkatu 3

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto



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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Human ecodynamics, humans in past socio-ecological systems

External positions

Visiting researcher, Universitetet i Oslo


Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Ancient DNA from mastics solidifies connection between material culture and genetics of mesolithic hunter–gatherers in Scandinavia

Kashuba, N., Kırdök, E., Damlien, H., Manninen, M. A., Bengt, N., Persson, P. & Götherström, A., 15 May 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 182, 10 p., 185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Human responses to early Holocene climate variability in eastern Fennoscandia

Manninen, M. A., Tallavaara, M. P. & Seppä, H., 26 Jan 2018, In : Quaternary International. 465, Part B, p. 287-297 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lithic raw material diversification as an adaptive strategy—Technology, mobility, and site structure in Late Mesolithic northernmost Europe

Manninen, M. A. & Knutsson, K., 29 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 2014, 33, p. 84-98 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

How flakes shatter: a critical evaluation of quartz fracture analysis

Tallavaara, M., Manninen, M. A., Hertell, E. & Rankama, T., 2010, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 37, 10, p. 2442-2448 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Postglacial Pioneer Colonisation of Eastern Fennoscandia: Modeling Technological Change

Manninen, M. A., Hertell, E. J., Pesonen, P. A. P. & Tallavaara, M., 1 Sep 2018, Technology of Early Settlement in Northern Europe - Transmission of Knowledge and Culture. Knutsson, K., Knutsson, H., Apel, J. & Glørstad, H. (eds.). London: Equinox Publishing, Vol. 2. p. 23-46 24 p. ( Early settlement of Northern Europe; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review


Archaeology (in the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies) (ARCH-HU)

Alenius, T. H., Alvik, R., Arima, H., Carpelan, C., Fiema, Z. T., Haggren, G., Hakulin, L., Halinen, P., Hamari, P., Harlin, E., Hertell, E., Holmqvist-Sipilä, E., Ikäheimo, J., Jalkanen-Mäkelä, M., Jansson, H., Jansson, J., Kankaanpää, J., Kirkinen, T., Kivimäki, S. (., Koivisto, S., Kouki, P., Kämäräinen, E., Lagerstedt, J., Lahelma, A., Laulumaa, V. A., Lavento, M., Lehtinen, L., Leimu, K., Leino, M., Maaranen, P., Mannermaa, K., Manninen, M. A., Mikkola, E., Mikkola, T., Mökkönen, T. O., Nissin, L. H., Niukkanen, M., Nordqvist, K., Nurminen, K., Perttola, W., Pesonen, P. A. P., Rankama, T., Rosendahl, U., Räihälä, O., Salminen, T., Salo, K. H., Seitsonen, O., Seppälä, S., Silvonen, S., Suha, M., Tallavaara, M., Tuovinen, T., Uino, P., Viitanen, E., Vajanto, K. & Wessman, A.

28/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Postglacial Human Dispersal in the North (a case from eastern Finland)

Pesonen, P. A. P., Tallavaara, M., Manninen, M. A. & Hertell, E.

01/01/2010 → …

Project: Research project



Mikael A. Manninen (Speaker), Per Persson (Speaker), Kjel Knutsson (Speaker), Hege Damlien (Speaker), Anja Roth Niemi (Speaker), Carine Eymundsson (Speaker), Anton Murashkin (Speaker)
5 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

DNA:ta kivikautisesta purupihkasta

Mikael A. Manninen (Speaker)
9 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Meso'2020 (Event)

Mikael A. Manninen (Expert member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

INQUA HABCOM Project 1404 (External organisation)

Mikael A. Manninen (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

Mikael A. Manninen (Speaker: Presenter)
15 Dec 201419 Dec 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars