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Karl-Göran Sjögren

Researcher

Karl-Göran Sjögren
Researcher
karl-goran.sjogren@archaeology.gu.se
+46 31 786 5264

Room number: 2451
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Eklandagatan 86, plan 4 , 41261 Göteborg


Department of Historical Studies (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.historiskastudier.gu.se
historia@gu.se
Visiting Address: Eklandagatan 86 , 412 61 Göteborg

About Karl-Göran Sjögren

Some of the central themes in my work have been the integration and development of computer-assisted methods and scientific analysis with the interpretation of archaeological data, with a focus on issues like social theory and prehistoric social organisation.

In empirical terms, my work has focussed on different aspects of the Stone Age in Sweden, particularly the Neolithic. A number or works relate to the remarkable concentration of megalithic tombs in the area of Falbygden, where a series of fieldworks have been carried out since the mid 1980’s, with the aim of elucidating the economic and social organisation of the societies that were building these monuments.

On-going work on has taken two directions. First, to revaluate burial practices in Scandinavian megalithic tombs using detailed recording and spatial analysis of human bones in the chambers, and second, to investigate the mobility of humans and domestic animals through isotope analyses. At present, I am also involved in the ERC project ”the Rise of Bronze Age Societies” (http://the-rise.se).

Selected research projects: Falbygdens gånggrifter (Persson & Sjögren 2001), Coast to Coast (published in the coast to coast book series), Anonymous Ancestors? (Ahström & Sjögren in prep), Elit eller kollektiv? (Sjögren, Price & Ahlström 2009).

Latest publications

Unraveling ancestry, kinship, and violence in a Late Neolithic mass grave
H. Schroeder, A. Margaryan, M. Szmyt, B. Theulot, P. Wlodarczak et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Middle Neolithic economy in Falbygden, Sweden. Preliminary results from Karleby Logården .
Karl-Göran Sjögren, Tony Axelsson, Maria Vretemark
Müller, Johannes, Martin Hinz, Maria Wunderlich (eds): Megaliths – Societies – Landscapes. Early Monumentality and Social Differentiation in Neolithic Europe,vol2. Proceedings of the international conference »Megaliths – Societies – Landscapes. Early Monumentality and Social Differentiation in Neolithic Europe« (16th–20th June 2015) in Kiel., Bonn, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, Conference paper 2019
Conference paper

Ancient human parvovirus B19 in Eurasia reveals its long-term association with humans
B. Muhlemann, A. Margaryan, P. D. Damgaard, M. E. Allentoft, L. Vinner et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2018
Journal article

137 ancient human genomes from across the Eurasian steppes
P. D. Damgaard, N. Marchi, S. Rasmussen, M. Peyrot, G. Renaud et al.
Nature, Journal article 2018
Journal article

The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia
P. D. Damgaard, R. Martiniano, J. Kamm, J. V. Moreno-Mayar, G. Kroonen et al.
Science, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Discussion: Are the Origins of Indo-European Languages Explained by the Migration of the Yamnaya Culture to the West?
L. Klejn, W. Haak, I. Lazaridis, N. Patterson, D. Reich et al.
European Journal of Archaeology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

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2019

Unraveling ancestry, kinship, and violence in a Late Neolithic mass grave
H. Schroeder, A. Margaryan, M. Szmyt, B. Theulot, P. Wlodarczak et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Middle Neolithic economy in Falbygden, Sweden. Preliminary results from Karleby Logården .
Karl-Göran Sjögren, Tony Axelsson, Maria Vretemark
Müller, Johannes, Martin Hinz, Maria Wunderlich (eds): Megaliths – Societies – Landscapes. Early Monumentality and Social Differentiation in Neolithic Europe,vol2. Proceedings of the international conference »Megaliths – Societies – Landscapes. Early Monumentality and Social Differentiation in Neolithic Europe« (16th–20th June 2015) in Kiel., Bonn, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, Conference paper 2019
Conference paper

2018

Ancient human parvovirus B19 in Eurasia reveals its long-term association with humans
B. Muhlemann, A. Margaryan, P. D. Damgaard, M. E. Allentoft, L. Vinner et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2018
Journal article

137 ancient human genomes from across the Eurasian steppes
P. D. Damgaard, N. Marchi, S. Rasmussen, M. Peyrot, G. Renaud et al.
Nature, Journal article 2018
Journal article

The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia
P. D. Damgaard, R. Martiniano, J. Kamm, J. V. Moreno-Mayar, G. Kroonen et al.
Science, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Discussion: Are the Origins of Indo-European Languages Explained by the Migration of the Yamnaya Culture to the West?
L. Klejn, W. Haak, I. Lazaridis, N. Patterson, D. Reich et al.
European Journal of Archaeology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Showing 1 - 10 of 75

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