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Associate Professor
Kristin Armstrong Oma { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Kristin Armstrong Oma", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51832601", "email": "kristin.a.oma@uis.no" }

Faculty Museum of Archaeology
Department Artefacts
Room AM A-404

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Work experience

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Humanity and animality. In: The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470674611.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Making space from the position of duty of care: Early Bronze Age human - sheep entanglements in Norway. In: Multispecies Archaeology. Routledge. ISBN 9781138898981. p. 214-229.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). The sheep people : the ontology of making lives, building homes and forging herds in early bronze age Norway. Equinox Publishing. ISBN 9781781792513. 187 p.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Transformative theft of past and present. The human–horse bond reflected in the biography of the Viking Period Gausel bridle. In: Charismatic Objects. From Roman Times to the Middle Ages. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-02-59724-5. p. 125-145.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). A shattered farm: Changes in making space from pagan to Christian Norway. In: The farm as a social arena. Waxmann Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8309-3552-0. p. 171-190.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Long time - long house. In: The Agrarian Life of the North 2000 BC - AD 1000. Studies in Rural Settlement and Farming in Norway.. Portal forlag. ISBN 978-82-8314-099-6. p. 11-25.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Sheep, dog and man. Multi-species becomings leading to new ways of living in Early Bronze Age longhouses on Jæren, Norway. In: The farm as a social arena. Waxmann Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8309-3552-0. p. 23-51.
  • Tüür, Kadri; Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Shared human–animal households: the examples of Nordic bronze age longhouses and Estonian rehi houses. In: Animal Umwelten in a Changing World. Zoosemiotic Perspectives. University of Tartu Press. ISBN 978-9949-77-280-3. p. 107-136.
  • Tønnessen, Morten; Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Introduction: Once upon a time in the anthropocene. In: Thinking about Animals in the Age of the Anthropocene. Lexington Books. ISBN 978-1-4985-2796-5. p. vii-xix.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). «[...] det treet, som ingen veit kvar det av rotom renn.» Religion i førkristen tid.. Viking. ISSN 0332-608X. Booklet LXXVIII. p. 189-206.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). From Horses to Jesus: Saving Souls in the Transition from Pagan to Christian Scandinavia.. In: The Meaning of Horses. Biosocial Encounters.. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-91455-1. p. 24-38.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2013). Human-Animal Meeting Points: Use of Space in the Household Arena in Past Societies. Society & Animals. ISSN 1063-1119. Volume 21. Booklet 2. p. 162-177. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341300.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin; Birke, Lynda (2013). Archaeology and Human-Animal Studies. Society & Animals. ISSN 1063-1119. Volume 21. Booklet 2. p. 113-119. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341296.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Bronze Age horses: beyond dualist explanations. In: Counterpoint : essays in archaeology and heritage in honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen. Archaeopress. ISBN 978-1-4073-1126-5. p. 141-146.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Past and present farming: changes in terms of engagement. In: Humans and the Environment New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-959029-2. p. 183-194.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2012). Large-scale “grand narratives” and small-scale local studies in the Bronze Age discourse: the animal perspective. In: Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe. Equinox Publishing. ISBN 9781845537425. p. 71-88.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2010). Between trust and domination: social contracts between humans and animals. World archaeology. ISSN 0043-8243. Volume 42. Booklet 2. p. 175-187. DOI: 10.1080/00438241003672724.
  • Hedeager, Lotte; Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2010). Humans and Animals, Introduction. World archaeology. ISSN 0043-8243. Volume 42. Booklet 2. p. 155-156.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2009). Forholdet mellom menneske og dyr i yba: felles tilbliven. In: Det 10. nordiske bronsealdersymposium 5.-8. oktober 2006. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. ISBN 978-82-519-2393-4.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2008). Yoga in the Bronze Age? Reflections on pictorial evidence of the use of body techniques to attain altered states of consciousness. In: Red. Konstantinos; C, Lund, J. & Prescott, C. Facets of Archaeology. Essays in honour of Lotte Hedeager on her 60th birthday. Oslo Archaeological Series. Unipub forlag. p. 485-496.
  • Maran, Timo; Tønnessen, Morten; Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Kiiroja, Laura; Magnus, Riin; Mäekivi, Nelly; Rattasepp, Silver; Thibault, Paul John; Tüür, Kadri (2016). Animal Umwelten in a Changing World. Zoosemiotic Perspectives. University of Tartu Press. ISBN 978-9949-77-280-3. 276 p.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Møt menneske i fortida.
  • Tønnessen, Morten; Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Rattasepp, Silver (2016). Thinking about Animals in the Age of the Anthropocene. Lexington Books. ISBN 978-1-4985-2796-5. 252 p.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Hafrsfjord 872: Forankring av relasjonsfelt. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger. 39 p.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2011). Hesten - en magisk følgesvenn i nordisk forhistorie. Cappelen Damm AS. ISBN 978-82-02-34932-5. 205 p.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2007). Human-animal relationships: mutual becomings in the household of Scandinavia and Sicily 900-500 BC. Unipub forlag. ISBN 9788274773073. 350 p.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Kor kjem me frå?.
  • Kristoffersen, Siv; Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Ruud, Bente (2014). Brytning/The transition: Coverting runes from heathen to Christian.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Funnhistorier.
  • Robberstad, Anne Helen; Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Sårbar.
  • Hellstrand, Ingvil Førland; Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Gjertsen, Jostein (2019). Framtidsarkeologi: kvinnekampen. NRK Verdibørsen. [Radio]; 2019-03-07.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2019). Fremtidsarkeologi: undersjøisk maraton. Verdibørsen NRK P2. [Radio]; 2019-01-10.
  • Hellstrand, Ingvil Førland; Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Dietrichson, Susanne Dorthea (2018). Fra fortidsmenneske til sci-fi borger: arkeologi møter science fiction. Panelsamtale.. Kilden kjønnsforskning.no og Nettverk for kjønnsforskning; 2018-11-01.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Between the devil and the deep blue sea? Encounters at the seashore at Slettabø, SW Norway. European Association of Archaeology; 2018-09-05 - 2018-09-08.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Hvilke tiltak må iverksettes for å oppnå kjønnsbalanse i akademia generelt, og for UiS sepesielt? Paneldebatt, avslutningsseminar for BALANSE/Kvinner til topps. Universitetet i Stavanger / Agrarnettverket;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Opningsforedrag til kunstutstillinga "Om sauen". Kinokino kunstsenter;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Pre- eller posthumanisme? Mennesker og dyr i flyt. Kilden kjønnsforskning;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Sauefolket i bronsealder - tirsdagsforedrag. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). The “animal turn” and archaeology. Százhalombatta Excavation 2018;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). The ontology of herding. Joakim Goldhahn & Kristin Armstrong Oma; 2018-11-12 - 2018-11-13.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Verdibørsen: Den humanistiske parentes. NRK P2. [Radio]; 2018-11-01.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2018). Verdibørsen: Sau og mann - hand i hand. NRK P2. [Radio]; 2018-01-08.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Bronze Age archaeology into the future. Universitetet i Oslo; 2017-06-06 - 2017-06-09.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Encounters with animals. University of Cambridge, Material culure lab;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Fårfolket. Vitlycke;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Kjem me nærare individa og deira biografi gjennom "den tredje vitskapsrevolusjonen"?. Det norske arkeologmøtet; 2017-11-01 - 2017-11-03.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Long Time–Long House: Dwelling with Animals in Scandinavia in Prehistory. Society for American Archaeology; 2017-03-29 - 2017-04-02.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Møter med dyr. Universitetet i Stavanger / Agrarnettverket; 2017-12-14 - 2017-12-15.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Sauefolket i bronsealderen. Jærmuseet;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). The sheep people. Kalmars Universitet; 2017-10-23 - 2017-10-27.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). The sheep people? New ways of building, new ways of living in Early Bronze Age southwestern Norway. University College Cork, Billy O'Brien;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). The woman in the Rege mound – poised between the here and the beyond. Universitetet i Oslo; 2017-06-06 - 2017-06-09.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2017). Ways of building and ways of building in Early Bronze Age Southwestern Norway. University College Cork; 2017-11-10 - 2017-11-12.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Fyllingen, Hilde; Bergerbrant, Sophie (2017). Revitalising «gender» as a concept in the Bronze Age discourse. Universitetet i Oslo; 2017-06-06 - 2017-06-09.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Animal matters. Human-animal studies. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2016-04-25.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Domestication and Human-Animal Relations in the Anthropocene: Changes in Terms of Engagement. University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department for German and; 2016-11-25 - 2016-11-27.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Grenser in flux: menneske og dyr i forhistoria. Forskningdagene / Universitetet i Stavanger;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Living with animals in the Bronze Age. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2016-12-15 - 2016-12-16.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Omvisning i Møt mennesket og De utvalgte. 2016-05-12.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Presentasjon av Møt menneske og De utvalgte. 2016-04-26.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Presentasjon av formidlingsavdelinga. Arkeologisk museum; 2016-04-27.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2016). Sauefolket i bronsealderen.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Kristoffersen, Siv (2016). ’Møt menneske’. Etiske tankar kring arbeid med utstilling av menneskeleivningar. Skjelettutvalget; 2016-12-01 - 2016-12-02.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Kristoffersen, Siv; Gjertsen, Jostein (2016). Menneskekroppen på utstilling / Ut i kulturen. NRK P2. [Radio]; 2016-09-04.
  • Kristoffersen, Siv; Meling, Trond; Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Bokpresentasjon: "Et Akropolis på Jæren?". Universitetsbibliotektet; 2015-04-30.
  • Kristoffersen, Siv; Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Graver og begravelser gjennom forhistorisk tid.
  • Kristoffersen, Siv; Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Møt menneske - ny utstilling. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger; 2015-11-03.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). A shattered farm: Changes in making space from Pagan to Christian Norway. European Association of Archaeologists; 2015-09-02 - 2015-09-06.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Domestication and human-animal relations in the anthropocene: changes in terms of engagement. European Association of Archaeologists; 2015-09-02 - 2015-09-06.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Human-Animal Studies og arkeologi. Universitetet i Oslo;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Innlegg i paneldebatt "Har universitetsmuseene pusset vinduene godt nok?". Universitetet i Oslo; 2015-05-07 - 2015-05-08.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Inspirasjonar til ny basisutstilling ved Arkeologisk museum.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Kor kjem me frå? Nye forteljingar om bronsealderen..
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Kor kjem me frå? Opning av bronsealderutstilling. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). NRK lokalen distriktsnyheter: Ryfast ryster Arkeologisk museum. NRK Rogaland, TV og radio. [TV]; 2015-10-19.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). NRK lokalen distriktssending: Vistegutten kan være en jente. NRK Rogaland, TV og radio. [TV]; 2015-03-23.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Pakker ned 22 år gammel utstilling. Rogalands Avis. [Newspaper]; 2015-10-23.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Presentasjon av planar for ny basisutstilling ved Arkeologisk museum. Arkeologisk museum;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Respondent med 10 min innlegg på paper "Animals of sacrifice - Animals and blót in the Old Norse Sources in Relation to Faunal Remains from Settlements and Ritual Depositions" presentert av Ola Magnell. Stockholms universitet; 2015-11-04 - 2015-11-06.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). Sauefolket i bronsealder. Rennesøy sau og geit;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). The ontology of sheep herding: socialisation and status of being in past societies. Minding Animals; 2015-01-13 - 2015-01-21.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). "The sheep people: the embodied experience of living with and of sheep". Universitetet i Stavanger;
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). The sheep people: the embodied experience of living with and of sheep. University of Gothenburg, Sophie Bergerbrant; 2015-06-10 - 2015-06-12.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2015). "The steed knew well his master was slain". Human-horse relationships in the age of heroes - the Scandinavian Iron Age. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2015-09-17 - 2015-09-19.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Animal matters. Archaeology and Human-Animal Studies. La Sapienza, University of Rome; 2014-05-19.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Berre ein hund?.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Funnhistorier - kommunikasjon. Skapa ein arena i museet for publikum sine forteljingar. Arkeologisk museum, UiS; 2014-09-21.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Garden som sosial arena - frå jernalder til mellomalder. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger; 2014-12-01 - 2014-12-02.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Harald den homofobe? Magi, seksualitet og politikk i vikingtida.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Herding, Training and the Ontology of Being. How Working with Sheepdogs Informed My Approach to Sheep-herding Bronze Age Societies. UiS; 2014-10-24.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Herding, Training, and the Ontology of Being: Working with Sheepdogs and My Approach to Sheep-herding Bronze Age Socieities. The Interdisciplinary Animal Studies Group at UC Davis; 2014-11-15 - 2014-11-17.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Hesten i jernalderen. Midgard Historiske senter; 2014-03-05.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Ikkje berre ein hund.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Pels før og no.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Sheep, men, dogs. Forsking i fellesskap; 2014-05-19 - 2014-05-21.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Slaget i Hafrsfjord sett frå land. Arkeologisk museum, UiS; 2014-02-11.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Slaget om Noregs framtid. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2014-03-19.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). Tales of treasures. Creating an arena for stories from the public. Arkeologism museum, UiS; 2014-04-10.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong (2014). The Sheep People: The Embodied Experience of Living with and of Sheep. European Association of Archaeologists; 2014-09-11 - 2014-09-14.
  • Oma, Kristin Armstrong; Melheim, Anne Lene (2014). Yoga i yngre bronsealder?. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger;
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Beyond dualist explanations: the deep history of domestic animals in human societies. Animals in Changing Environments: Cultural mediatio(EMP 151); 2013-12-14.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Bronze Age Ontologies: Sheepdogs and their Status of Being. Nordic TAG / University of Iceland; 2013-04-21 - 2013-04-24.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Før i tiden: ble forvist hvis du spiste hestekjøtt.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). "Heile hæren møttest nordafor Jæren og la seg inn i Hafrsfjorden (...)" Slaget som endra historia?.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Identitet i endring – hushaldet frå heidendom til kristendom. 2013-12-02 - 2013-12-03.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Intervju om hestekjøtskandalen. Ekko, P2. [Radio]; 2013-02-12.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Norske røter, episode 2. NRK. [TV]; 2013-02-08.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Relasjonar mellom folk og husdyr før og no. Hå Gamle Prestegard; 2013-05-15.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Sauefolket. Nye måtar å bygga på og nye måtar å leva på, Jæren i bronsealder. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger; 2013-10-08.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). Sauefolket: hus og landskap i eldre bronsealder. Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger; 2013-10-15.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). The Sheep People. Ways of building and ways of living in Early Bronze Age Jæren. Agrarnettverket, Forsking i fellesskap; 2013-04-18 - 2013-04-19.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong (2013). "The steed knew well his master was slain". Human-horse relationships in the age of heroes - the Scandinavian Iron Age. American Association of Anthropologists; 2013-11-19 - 2013-11-24.
  • Oma, Kristin Amstrong; Birke, Lynda (2013). Guest Editors' Introduction Archaeology and Human-Animal Studies.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2012). Arkeologi - kor står me etter humanisme, antroposentrisme og den kristne kulturarven?.
  • Armstrong Oma, Kristin (2012). Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description.