publication . Article . 2016

Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time Enchantment. Bog Bodies, Crannogs and ‘Otherworldly’ sites. The materializing powers of disjunctures in time

Christina Fredengren;
Open Access English
  • Published: 07 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The topic of deep time' has recently gained attention in the field of environmental humanities. In contrast, heritage studies have a narrower focus on the role of the past in the present. This paper probes into how encounters with deep time, archaeology and heritage could play a role in environmental ethics and issues of intergenerational justice and care. People's meetings with intermingled temporalities, and collisions of past and present, are highlighted through the peculiar and disruptive affect of exceptional preservation in crannogs, bog bodies, wetlands and lakes. It is argued that such archaeology has the potential to produce enchantment' effects, unders...
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free text keywords: Hauntology, enchantment, presentism, heritage, environmental humanities, inter-generational ethics, Archaeology, Arkeologi, General Earth and Planetary Sciences, History, Deep time, Bog, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Anthropology, Heritage studies
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publication . Article . 2016

Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time Enchantment. Bog Bodies, Crannogs and ‘Otherworldly’ sites. The materializing powers of disjunctures in time

Christina Fredengren;