Fornvännen is not only a paper quarterly on its 107th year, but also an Open Access journal that appears for free with a 6-month delay. The autumn issue for 2011has just gone live! All papers have English abstracts and summaries.
- Påvel Nicklasson on 19th century zoologist and pioneering archaeological theorist Sven Nilsson.
- Roger Wikell et al. on the horse that pulls the sun on a recently identified Bronze Age rock carving in Östergötland.
- Svante Fischer et al. on a major new solidus coin hoard from Åland, in English.
- Ulrika Stenbäck Lönnquist and Stig Welinder on the whys and wherefores of excavating charcoal burners’ huts and kilns.
- Andreas Nordberg on the concept of cult sites in archaeology.
- Anders Andrén on social structure in Medieval Gotland.
- Torsten Svensson and Emma Arkåsen on the demolished Medieval church of Lofta in SmÃ¥land and 19th century painter Carl Samuel Graffman who copied its murals.
- Karin Viklund on Bronze Age farming at Umeå in Västerbotten, in English.
- Ny Björn Gustafsson on a Viking Period metalworking Hoard from Gotland, in English.
- Lars Schreiber Pedersen, on German archaeology professor Herbert Jankuhn’s Nazi youth.
- Ingela Harrysson on fieldwork methodology at the 1st Millennium cemeteries of the Stockholm area.
- Book reviews.Looking at this table of contents, I am yet again reminded of how much fun it is to edit such a wide-ranging and polyglot journal!