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The Materiality of Magic in Finland in a Long-Term Perspective: Developing the Archaeology of Folk Religion

The Materiality of Magic in Finland in a Long-Term Perspective: Developing the Archaeology of Folk Religion

Time:

1.9.2018–31.8.2021

Funded by:

  • Academy of Finland

The project focuses on the hundreds of folk magic objects in the collections of the National Museum of Finland, Tampere museums, and The Museum Centre of Turku. The objectives of the study are to understand material aspects of folk religion in its own context and in a long-term perspective (c. 1200–1900) and to develop the “archaeology of folk religion”.

Contact us

Sonja Hukantaival

Forskardoktor,  i nordisk folkloristik

sonja.hukantaival@abo.fi