In Finland archeologists from Yamal told about origin and development of deer husbandry
17:08 30 ноября 2015
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The working seminar on the international project HUMANOR took place in the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in the town Rovaniemi. Socio-ecological transformations became the theme for discussion: relations between human and animal worlds under influence of climate changes in Northern Eurasia.
Participants of the project from Great Britain, Finland, Norway and Sweden spoke on their reports. Russia was represented by employees of the scientific center for study of the Arctic from the town Salekhard: the senior researcher of the center Andrey Plekhanov and the head of the sector of archeology Natalia Fyodorova.
According to the information given by Natalia Fyodorova to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press», the reports made by the representatives of Yamal touched upon forming of multifunctional settlement complexes in tundra of the Yamal peninsula and issues of origin and development of deer husbandry in historical perspective. As she notes, colleagues from the University of Aberdeen, Great Britain also dedicated their reports to the themes of Yamal. They are busy with multidisciplinary researches on the basis of field work on the archeological monument «Yarte-6» that have been conducted in Yamal this year. All reports on the themes of Yamal aroused big interest and intensive discussion.
It was recommended to continue these researches and to publish their results, including in the third issue of the collection «Arkheologiya Arktiki» (Arctic Archeology). It is planned to publish this issue in 2016.