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Nils Anfinset

Professor, archaeology
  • E-mailNils.Anfinset@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 29 08
  • Visitor Address
    Haakon Sheteligespl. 10
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5007 BERGEN

 

  • Neolithic - Late Neolithic, Chalcolithic and early Bronze Age in the Near East
  • Metallurgy, in particular copper, mining, smelting, casting
  • Late Neolithic and Bronze Age in Skandinavia
  • Pastoral nomads and nomadism
  • Development of political economy and complex socieites
  • Research ethics

 

 

Research ethics for masterstudents, course given at AHKR, UiB

ARK 301

ARK 201

ARK 102

ARK103

Academic article
  • Melheim, Anne Lene; Prescott, Christopher; Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Bronze casting and cultural connections: Bronze Age workshops at Hunn, Norway. Praehistorische Zeitschrift. 42-67.
  • Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Anfinset, Nils. 2010. The Hinterland of Palmyra. Antiquity.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Bosetninger på Vestbredden i fortid og nåtid. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier. 106-115.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Preliminary Report on the First Excavation of the Palestinian - Norwegian Excavation at Tell el-Mafjar, 2002, Jericho. Orient Express. Notes et Nouvelles d'Archèologie Orientale. 40-44.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. A Passion for Cultural Difference. Ethnicithy and Archaeology in the Southern Levant. Norwegian Archaeological Review. 45-63.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Teknologi og Etnoarkeologi. Viking. 19-30.
Lecture
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2018. Veileder ved funn av menneskelige levninger.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Skjelettutvalget og forskningsetiske perspektiver.
  • Storaas, Frode; Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Presentation of the film Tama Gaun - the Copper Village.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Storås, Frode; Kharel, Dipesh. 2014. Urpremiere: Tama Gaun. The copper village.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Storås, Frode; Kharel, Dipesh. 2014. Tama Gaun. The copper village.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2014. Noen erfaringer om forskningsplaner og forskningssamarbeid.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2014. Forskningsetikk i teori og praksis.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2014. For mange arkeologer.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2014. Erfaringer med forskningsplaner og forskningssamarbeid.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2013. Arkeologi sett fra undervisningen.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Kultur i konflikt.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Arkeologi og historie.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. BETYDNINGEN AV ETNISITET FRA FORTID TIL NÅTID.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Arkeologi på okkupert jord.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Arkeologi i Midtøsten i teori og praksis.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Steinalderen.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Kulturminner og politikk- Innledning til filmen "Guyabo - et fredet kuturminne i Peru".
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Identitet, kulturminner og politikk.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Hvordan arkeologer jobber i Midtøsten.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Egypt - En sivilisasjon blir til.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Archaeology in theory and practice; implications of working in the Middle East.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Når arkeologiske objekter blir antikviteter - kjøp og salg av fortiden.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Et bronsestøpeprosjekt i Nepal.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Bosettinger og kulturhistorie: Arkeologi i det hellige land.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Jeriko før og nå: et arkeologisk utgravnings prosjekt.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Midtøsten - fortid og nåtid.
Academic lecture
  • Anfinset, Nils; Johannesen, Lene. 2019. TILBAKEFØRING AV SAMISK HUMANT MATERIALE – NOEN FORSKNINGSETISKE BETRAKTNINGER.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Skjelettutvalget - hvem er vi og hva gjør vi.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Johannessen, Lene Os. 2019. Rapport fra Norge. Skjelettutvalget og arbeidet vi gjør.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Lanscape and Urbanization in the southern Levant - past and present.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Kulturarv i Palestina.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Goldenberg, Gert; Hanning, Erica. 2019. Knoweldge Transfer in Alpine Bronze Age Copper Smelting Process.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Graver fra sein steinalder og bronsealder med littisk materiale.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Changing politics, conflict, urban development and the role of culture heritage in Palestine.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Goldenberg, Gert; Hanning, Erica. 2019. COPPER SMELTING - TO SUCCEED OR NOT TO SUCCEED; THE QUESTION IS WHY?
  • Anfinset, Nils; Salem, Hamed. 2018. Understanding et-Tell as heritage in a past and present urban landscape.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2018. The Urban Transformation in the Southern Levant; project and introduction.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2018. Humans, things and places. Heritage in conflict.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2018. Culture in Crisis.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Stone Dead! Lithic in material in Late Neolithic and Bronze Age burials.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Ethnoarchaeology as Means for Archaeological Interpretation.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Ethnoarchaeological studies on copper production in Nepal.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Dynamics and transformation during the Bronze Age of coastal Norway.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. The Syrian steppe in the context of Göbliki Tepe and its wider implications of the Neolithic.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Introduksjon til krig, konflikt og truet kulturarv - å utvide arkeologiens anvendelsesområde.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Crossing the Red Sea? Contacts between the Nile Valley and the Arabian Peninsula in the late 4th and early 3rd millennium BCE.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Crafts, Materials and Power - a view from western Norway in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Archaeology and the natural sciences: a look at the use of natural sciences in archaeology from the 18th century until today.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Archaeological examples and reflections on ethical dilemmas working in conflict regions.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Storås, Frode; Kharel, Dipesh. 2013. Vanishing technologies. Revisting copper mining and smelting in Nepal.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2013. Globalarkeologi.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Palmyrena prosjektet: arkeologi i teori og praksis.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Palmyrena in the prehistoric period: cycles of change and adaptation.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Metal, institutions and economic structures in south Norway during the Early Bronze Age.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Cairns, stone structures and nomads.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Cairns and stone structures of the Syrian Steppe.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Arkeologi, politikk og religion.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Goldenberg, Gert; Silvestri, Elena. 2011. The Nepal-process. When ethnoarchaeology meets experimental archaeology.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2011. Interaction and use of the Syrian dry steppe from Pre-Pottery Neolithic to Bronze Age.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2011. Fra Syria via Nepal til Alpene.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Steppen som arena for handel, interaksjon og innovasjon.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Social and technological aspects of mining, smelting and casting copper - an ethnoarchaeological study from Nepal.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Preliminary results from the PPNB and Early Bronze Age.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Seland, Eivind Heldaas. 2009. The First Two Seasons of Survey Palmyra-Issariah. The Joint Syrian-Norwegian project.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Some preliminary results of the 1st season – Palmyra and the hinterland.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Seminar and workshop on the landscape and interaction of the Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Seland, Eivind Heldaas. 2009. Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade between the Occident and the Orient.
  • Seland, Eivind Heldaas; Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Palmyra: Brudd og kontinuitet i senantikken.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Palmyra og territoriet utenfor.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Jericho; Kulturminner, konflikt og globalisering.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. FROM ORE TO GOD: SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF MINING, SMELTING AND CASTING COPPER.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Tokens, specialised production and religion; towards complexity; travel in past and present.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. The oasis's of Jericho and Palmyra; their surroundings and potential for digitalized culture heritage.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. The Global Moments Project.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Social response or resistance to the introduction of metal? at the edge of the “globalised world”.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Settlement pattern in Jericho and the central hills of Palestine.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Levantine and Western Desert Pastoral Traditions of Northeast Africa, implications for culture contact.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. From equality to inequalty; a major shift in social transformation of the Near East.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Economic systems in formation; the southern Levant and Northeast Africa during the 5th and 4th millennia BC.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Beginnings of Cultural Complexity in the Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Kristoffersen, Kari Klæboe; Breien, Fredrik sundt. 2008. Augumented Reality og formidling: et pilotprosjekt ved Bergen Museum.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Towards political economies and empires.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. THE ROLE OF PASTORAL NOMADS IN THE 5TH AND 4TH MILLENNIA BC.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Settlements in a political and culture-historical framework.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. På veg motkomplekse samfunn; sosial og økonomiske endringer med utgangspunkt i utgravningene i Jericho.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Processess of political economies of the 5th and 4th millennia BC.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Pigs of the Jordan Valley and beyond; a social and economic perspective.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Det politiske landskapet i Levanten i 5-4. årtusen i Levanten: prosesser på veg mot økt kompleksitet.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Copper in pre-urban societies.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Claiming historical rights in a nation building process; the case of Israel and Palestine.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Arkeologi i "ondskapensakse" - Syria.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Towards political economy of the late prehistory of the Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. The Chalcolithic Period of the southern Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Societies without a state: Pastoral nomads and villagers in the Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Levantine and Western Desert pastoral traditions of northeast Africa?
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Contextualising Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Border Archaeology: The Nubian A-Group and its relations.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. The joint Palestinian-Norwegian excabation at Tell el-Mafjar: the 5th and the 4th millenia of the Lowe Jordan valley: results and future prospects. The Tell es - Sultan in the context of the Jordan Valley: Site management, conservation and sustainable development.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Tell el-Mafjar in a broader contemporary perspective: The Jordan Valley and beyond.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Norsk arkeologi - et spørsmål om grenser?
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Kulturarv i Irak: Omfang og implikasjoner.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Cultivation & Pastoralism in late Neolithic & Charcolithic period.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Å grave i en krigssone: Arkeologiske funn i striden mellom Israel og Palestina.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. The Joint Palestinian-Norwegian Excavation at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho 2002.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Results from the 2003 season at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho: The lithics and the small finds some preliminary results.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Neolithic Societies in Northern Mesopotamia � a look towards Jebel Bishri.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Identitet, Etnisitet og Modernitet: Konstruksjonen av etniske grupper og kulturer i Midtøsten i fortid og nåtid.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Culture heritage under pressure, and the recent excavations at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho�.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Copper Awls and Pastoral Nomads in the 4th millennium BC � a link between the Levant and NE-Africa?�.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Seminar on Lithic Technology: Technology, Function and Typology of the Southern Levant.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Krigen om Kulturminnene.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Jericho: en arkeologisk utgravning.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Copper in pre-urban societies of the Southern Levant and Northeast Africa.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Arkeologi og krig: Midtøsten.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Archaeology in a sacred and contested region: Jericho 2002.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2002. The Nubian A-Group - Copper artefacts and cultural implications.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2002. Societies on the fringes: Trade and contacts in the ¤th millenium BC.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2002. Kulturelle endringsprosesser i den chalcolittiske perioden i Midtøsten.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2002. Connections and impulses of the Middle East and Norheast Africa in the 4th Millenium BC.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Results from last year research and the potential of the Chalcolithic period.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Kulturelle endringsprosesser i den chalcolittiske perioden i Midtøsten.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Hunnundersøkelsen: Landskap, kosmologi, riter og metallurgi.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 1997. Mining and Smelting Copper in Contemporary Nepal. A Discussion of its form, Function and Context.
Book review
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2020. Review: Kristin Armstrong Oma. 2018. The sheep people: the ontology of making lives, building homes and forging herds in Early Bronze Age Norway. Sheffield: Equinox. Antiquity. 263-264.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2019. Bender Jørgensen, Lise, Soafer Joanna og Marie Louise Stig Sørensen (eds.) 2018 Creativity in the Bronze Age. Understanding Innovation in Pottery, Textile, and Metalwork Production. Cambridge University Press. Primitive tider. 159-162.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Book review: El Kharafish. The archaeology of Sheikh Muftah Patoral Nomads in the desert around Dakhla Oasis (Egypt). By H. Reimer, Africa Praehistorica 25. Heinrich Barth-Institut, Köln, 2011. Journal of African Archaeology. 125-127.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Seland, Eivind Heldaas; Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade Between Orient and Occident: Proceedings of the Conference Held in Athens, December 1-3, 2012. Archaeopress.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Wrigglesworth, Melanie. 2012. Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe. Equinox Publishing.
  • Oestigaard, Terje; Anfinset, Nils; Saetersdal, Tore. 2004. Combining the Past and the Present: Archaeological perspectives on society. Archaeopress.
  • Østigård, Terje; Anfinset, Nils; Saetersdal, Tore. 2004. Combining the Past and the Present: Archaeological perspectives on society. BAR International Series 1210.
Popular scientific article
  • Anfinset, Nils; Bergsvik, Knut Andreas; Dommasnes, Liv Helga; Hansen, Gitte; Hommedal, Alf Tore. 2017. Svart natt på Universitetsmuseet. Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. 7-16.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Etnoarkeologi, eksperimentell arkeologi og taus kunnskap. Riss: Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. 4-11.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Sven Nilsson - teolog, zoolog og arkeolog. Riss: Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. 4-13.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Snegler, skjell og fjæresanf - fragmenter av bronsealderens gravritualer? Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. 15-25.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Eksperimentet som feilet: Metallurgi, etnografi og taus kunnskap. Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. 127-134.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Bronsealdersverdet fra Rimsvarden: Fortid møter nåtid. Riss: Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. 4-11.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Fra tidlige jordbrukere til pastoralnomader. RISS : magasin for studentar og tilsette ved Institutt for nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet i Trondheim. 4-12.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Forskningsetiske utfordringer i arkeologien. RISS : magasin for studentar og tilsette ved Institutt for nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet i Trondheim. 13-20.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. En arkeologisk utgravning i Jeriko på Vestbredden. RISS : magasin for studentar og tilsette ved Institutt for nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet i Trondheim. 11-19.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Museumsdirektør uten museer. Museumsnytt. 12-13.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Irak - Hva skjer? Museumsnytt. 1 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Er Unesco partisk? Museumsnytt. 6-8.
Feature article
  • Bergsvik, Knut Andreas; Hansen, Gitte; Anfinset, Nils; Dommasnes, Liv Helga; Hommedal, Alf Tore. 2017. Ingen pengesum vil kunne erstatte det tapte. Bergens Tidende.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2003. Bosettere i dilemma. Klassekampen.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Schou, Torbjørn Preus. 2015. Mobile pastoralist groups and the Palmyrene in the late Early to Middle Bronze Age (c. 2400-1700 BCE). An archaeological synthesis based on a multidisciplinary approach focusing on satellite imagery studies, environmental data, and textual sources.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Secondary Products, Pastoral Nomads and the Introduction of Metal: The 5th and 4th Millenia BC in the Southern Levant and Nort-East Africa.
Interview
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2018. Fann fleire tusen år gammal sigd.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Bynjar fant unik gjenstand fra bronsealderen.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Hvordan Palmyra var, og hvorfor viktig i forskningen.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2013. Hva med kulturminnene i Irak - 10 år etter invasjonen.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2013. 1000 år gamle jødiske skrifter oppdaga i hole i Afghanistan.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Ødeleggelser av kulturminner i Aleppo, Syria.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Om religion i tidlige jordbrukssamfunn.
  • Amundsen, Bård; Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Seland, Eivind Heldaas; Anfinset, Nils; Schou, Torbjørn Preus. 2012. Mysteriet Palmyra.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Leirebit skal vere første bevis for byen Betlehem.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Kort sagt: om ødeleggelsene i Aleppo.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Kan ha hentet kopper fra norske fjell i 3500 år.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Fortid-Nåtid-Framtid.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Europas første by funnet i Spania.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2011. Eldste kjente vinpresse funnet i Armenia; vindyrking og drikkekultur.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Vergessene Technologien.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Storslått skilpaddemåltid kan endre historieskrivningen.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Sporer bibelske bier. Bier fra bibelsk tid kan vise handelssamkvem over store avstander i Midtøsten for 3000 år siden.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2010. Sporer bibelske bier.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. Skader på Gazas kulturarv.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2007. Nasjonalmuseet i Baghdad skadet, NRK P2, Kulturnytt, 6. august.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Kulturminner i fare.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Kulturminner i fare.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Ødeleggelser av kulturminner i Irak.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Å grave i en krigssituasjon.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Ulovlig utgraving på Vestbredden.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2005. Ny samfunnsstruktur for 6000 år siden.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Jeg fant Atlantis.
Documentary
  • Storås, Frode; Kharel, Dipesh; Anfinset, Nils. 2014. Tama Gaun - the copper village.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Craft and resources - western Norway in the Late Neolithic and the Early Bronze Age. 15 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2017. Craft and materials in the Bronze Age. 2 pages.
  • Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Anfinset, Nils; Schou, Torbjørn Preus. 2016. Palmyrena. The Northern Hinterland of Palmyra (Homs). 4 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Metal, Institutions and Economic Structures in Southern Norway during the Early Bronze Age. 9 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2015. Documenting copper Mining and Smelting Technology. 10 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2012. Social response or resistance to the introduction of metal? Western Norway at the edge of the "globalized world". 19 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Wrigglesworth, Melanie. 2012. Introduction: local societies, regions and processes of cultural interaction in the Bronze Age. 9 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Taha, H.; al-Zawahra, M.; Yasine, J. 2011. Societies in Transition: Contextualizing Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho. 17 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2011. Formation of Economic systems and social institutions during the fifth and fourth millennia BC in the southern Levant. 13 pages.
  • Goldenberg, Gert; Anfinset, Nils; Silvestri, Elena; Belgrado, Enrico; Hanning, Erica; Klaunzer, Michael; Schneider, Philipp; Staudt, Markus; Töchterle, Ulrike. 2011. Das Nepal-Experiment - experimentelle Archäometallurgie mit ethnoarchäologischem Ansatz. 8 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. To eat or not to eat: the social and economic role of the pig in western Asia during prehistory. 19 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. From village to city? 6 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2008. Towards specialised food production - a look at Jebel Bishri. 13 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Midtfeltet på Hunn: impulser og kulturkontakt? 15 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2006. Aspects of Excavation, Cooperation and Management; The Joint Palestinian-Norwegian Excavation at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho. 22 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2004. Metallurgy and pastoral nomads in the Chalcolithic of the Southern Levant. 13 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils; Melheim, Anne Lene. 2002. En begravet støpeplass fra bronsealderen. 10 pages.
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2000. Environmental Impact of Copper Mining and Smelting - Past and Present: A Case study from Okharbot Village Myagdi District. 15 pages.
Academic literature review
  • Anfinset, Nils. 2009. The ethics of ethics, or same but different? Comments to Gabriel Moshenska. 177-180.
Foreword
  • Meyer, Jørgen Christian; Seland, Eivind Heldaas; Anfinset, Nils. 2016. Palmyrena. Introduction. iii-v.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

In press:

In press Crafts and resources - Western Norway in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, proceedings from the 13th Nordic Bronze Age symposium, Gothenburg.

In press Ethnoarchaeology, experimental archaeology and tacit knowledge, in Riss. Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. Universitetet i Bergen.

In press Settlement pattern in Jericho during prehistory, in Portal science for archaeology - approaches from the Mediterranean, ed. T. E. Levy. Equinox Publishing Ltd.In press Crafts and resources - Western Norway in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, proceedings from the 13th Nordic Bronze Age symposium, Gothenburg.In press Etnoarkeologi, eksperimentell arkeologi og taus kunnskap, i Riss. Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. Universitetet i Bergen.

 

Books/monographs:

2011 Social and technological aspects of mining, smelting and casting copper. An ethnoarchaeological study from Nepal. Der Anschnitt. Deutschen Bergbau-Museum Bochum.

2010 Anfinset, N. Metal, Nomads and Culture Contact, Equinox Publishing Ltd., London.

 

Edited books/anthologies

2016 Meyer, J. C., Heldaas Seland, E. & N. Anfinset (eds.). Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade between the Orient and the Occident. Archaeopress. Oxford.

2012 Anfinset, N. & Wrigglesworth, M. (eds.) Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe. Equinox Publishing Ltd., London.

2004 Combining the Past and the Present. Archaeological perspectives on society, eds. Oestigaard, T. & Anfinset, N. & Saetersdal, T., BAR International Series 1210.

 

Reviews, chronicles and comments

2012 Book review: El Kharafish. The archaeology of Sheikh Muftah Patoral Nomads in the desert around Dakhla Oasis (Egypt). By H. Reimer, Africa Praehistorica 25. Heinrich Barth-Institut, Köln, 2011, in Journal of African Archaeology, Vol. 10 (1), 125-127.

2009 The ethics of ethics, or same but different?, in Norwegian Archaeological Review, comments to G. Moshenska, Vol. 42, no. 2, 177-180.

2003 Bosettere i dillemma. Kronikk i Klassekampen 7. juli 2003. (Settlers in dilemma)

 

Articles in books and journals

2016 Snegler, skjell og fjæresand - fragmenter av bronsealderens gravrituale? Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen, pp. 15-25. Universitetet i Bergen. http://www.nordisktrykk.no/FLIP/UMB2016-Flip/mobile/index.html#p=1

2016 Eksperimentet som feilet: Metallurgi, etnografi og taus kunnskap. Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen, pp. 127-134. Universitetet i Bergen. http://www.nordisktrykk.no/FLIP/UMB2016-Flip/mobile/index.html#p=1

2016 Sven Nilsson - teolog, zoolog og arkeolog, i Riss. Et arkeologisk tidsskrift. pp. 4-13. Universitetet i Bergen. http://riss.uib.no/files/2016/12/RISS-Nr.-1-2016.pdf

2016 Palmyrena. The Northern Hinterland of Palmyra (Homs), Meyer, C., Anfinset, N. & T. P. Schou, in A History of Syria in One Hundred Sites, eds. Kanjou. Y & A. Tsuneki. Archaeopress Publishing, Oxford. pp. 355-358.

2016 Bronze casting and cultural connections: Bronze Age workshop at Hunn, Norway Melheim, L., Prescott. C. & N. Anfinset, in Praehistorische Zeitschrift, vol. 91, no. 1, 42-66.

2015 Metal, institutions and economic structures in southern Norway during the Early Bronze Age, in Suchowska-Ducke, P., Scott Reiter, S. & H. Vandkilde (eds.). Forging Identities. The Mobility of Culture in Bronze Age Europe. Report from a Marie Curie Project 2009-2012 with concluding conference at Aarhus University, Moesgaard 2012: volume 2. British Archaeological Reports, S2772, pp. 145-153.

2015 Documenting copper mining and smelting technology, in Metals and Civilzations. Proceedings from BUMA VII, Beginnings of the use of metals and alloys, Bangalore, National Institute of Advanced Studies, eds S. Srinivasan, R. Ranganathan & A. Giumlia-Mair, pp. 223-232.

 

2012 Bronsealdersverdet fra Rimsvarden: Fortid møter nåtid, i Riss. Et arkeologisk tidsskrift, Nr. 2, 4-11. Universitetet i Bergen. (The bronze sword from Rimsvarden: Past meets present)

2012 Social response or resistance to the introduction of metal? Western Norway at the edge of the "globalised world", in Anfinset, N. & Wrigglesworth, M. (eds.)Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern EuropeEquinox Publishing Ltd., London. 232-250. http://www.equinoxpub.com/equinox/books/showbook.asp?bkid=441

2012 Anfinset, N. & Wrigglesworth, M., Introduction: local societies, regions and processes of cultural interaction in the Bronze Age, in Anfinset, N. & Wrigglesworth, M. (eds.)Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern EuropeEquinox Publishing Ltd., London. 1-9. http://www.equinoxpub.com/equinox/books/showbook.asp?bkid=441

2011 Formation of economic systems and social institutions: the 5th and 4th milennia in the southern Levant, in Interweaving worlds: systemic interaction in Eurasia, 7th to 1st millennium BC, eds. Wilkinson, T., Sherratt, S. and Bennet, J., Oxbow Publishing. 145-157.

2011 Goldenberg, G., Anfinset, N., Slivestri, E., Belgrado, E., Hanning, E., Klaunzer, M., Schneider, P., Staudt, M. & Töchterle, U. Das Nepal-Experiment - experimentelle Archäometallurgie mit ethnoarchäologischem Ansatz, in Die Geschichte des Bargbaus in Tirol un seinen angrenzenden Gebieten. Proceedings zum 5. Milstone-Meeting des SFB-HiMAT vom 7.-10.10 in Mühlbach, eds. K. Oeggl, G. Goldenberg, T. Stöllner & M. Prast. Innsbruck University Press. 83-90.

2011 Anfinset, N., Taha, H., al-Zawahra, M. & J. Yasine Societies in transition; contextualising Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho, in Culture, Chronology and the Chalcolithic, eds. J. Lowie & Y. Rowan. Oxbow Books, Levant Supplementary Series. 97-113.

2010 Forskningsetiske utfordringer i arkeologien, i Riss - et arkeologisk tidsskrift, nr. 1, 13-20. Universitetet i Bergen.

2010 Anfinset, N. & Meyer, J. C., The hinterland of Palmyra, in Antiquity, Vol. 84, no. 324, June issue, http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/anfinset324/

2009 To eat or not to eat: the social and economic role of the pig in Western Asia during prehistory, in Food and Foodways in the Middle East, ed. Naguib, N., 37-55, Birzeit Univeristy. Ramallah.

2009 The ethics of ethics, or same but different?, in Norwegian Archaeological Review, comments to G. Moshenska, Vol. 42, no. 2, 177-180.

2008 Anfinset, N. Towards specialised food production – a look to Jebel Bishri, Syria, in Jebel Bishri in context. Introduction to the archaeological studies  and te neighbourhood of Jebel Bishri in Central Syria, ed. Lönnqvist, M. BAR International Series 1817, 1-13, Oxford.

2006 Anfinset, Nils Aspects of Excavation, Cooperation and Management; The Joint Palestinian-Norwegian Excavation at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho, i Tell es-Sultan / Jericho in the context of the Jordan Valley. Site Management, Conservation and Sustainable Development, red. L. Nigro & H. Taha, ”La Sapienza” Expedition to Palestine & Jordan, ROSAPAT 02, Rome, pp. 61-82.

2006 Anfinset, Nils Midtfeltet på Hunn: Impulser og kulturkontakt? i Randi Barndon, Sonja M. Innselset, Kari K. Kristoffersen & Trond K. Lødøen (red.) Festskrift til Gro Mandt på 70-årsdagen, UBAS - Universitetet i Bergen Arkeologiske Skrifter. Nordisk 3, pp. 27-41.

2005 Anfinset, Nils Bosetninger på Vestbredden i fortid og nåtid, i Babylon. Tidsskrift om Midtøsten og Nord-Afrika. Vol. 3, No. 2, 106-115.

2004 Anfinset, N., Meltheim, L. & Prescott, C.: Hunnundersøkelsen: Landskap, kosmologi, riter og metallurgi.  http://www.hf.uio.no/iakk/hunn/

2004 Anfinset, Nils Metallurgy and pastoral nomads in the Chalcolithic of the Southern Levant, i Combining the Past and the Present. Archaeological perspectives on society, reds. Oestigaard, T. & Anfinset, N. & Saetersdal, T., BAR International Series 1210. 61-73.

2003 Anfinset, N. A Passion for Cultural Difference. Archaeology and Ethnicity in the Southern Levant, i Norwegian Archaeological Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 45-63.

2000 Anfinset, Nils Mining and Smelting Copper in Contemporary Nepal. A Discussion of its Form, Function and Context, i H. Vankilde & D. Olausson (eds.) Form, Function and Context. Acta Archaeologica Lundensia. Lund. Sweden, 203-212.

  • Urban transformation in the southern Levant, a NORHED-project, in collaboration with Birzeit University
  • Trade and landuse in Palmyra and the surrounding territory. Joint Syrian-Norwegian survey between Palmyra and Isriyé (Seriane). Ansvar for tiden ned til og med bronsealder (2009-2012) http://www.org.uib.no/palmyrena/
  • Global Moments in the Levant; Processes towards political economies in the Levant in the 5th and 4th millennia bc - a comparative approach (2006-2009)
  • Hunn prosjektet (med Christopher Prescott og Anne Lene Melheim) (1998-2003)
  • The joint Palestinian-Norwegian excavation at Tell el-Mafjar, Jericho
  • VikingAR; the use of Augumented Reality in Archaeology and exhibitions (2005)
  • Lower Jordan River Basin Programme, NUFU project (1998-2007)