Domestic Animals in the Viking Age. Migration, trade, environmental adaptation and the potential of multidisciplinary studies

DAVA

Alkamispäivä

01.01.2016

Päättymispäivä

31.12.2017

Tavoitteet

The DAVA project was a workshop-project. The primary objective of the DAVA workshops was to establish a interdisciplinary research network where researchers from archaeology, zooarchaeology, ancient DNA studies and modern genetics work to integrate their approach to researching domestic mammals in the Viking Age.

Tuotokset

During the DAVA project, multidisciplinary networking among the researchers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, UK and France was established. Researchers from zooarchaeology, osteology, historical archaeology, history, linguistics, molecular and population genetics, domestic animal studies, animal genomics, bioinformatics, isotope analysis and lipid analysis learn to know easch others research projects and results. Transfer of knowledge was important.