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  • New season of the podcast series Inside the Box

    [11 Dec 2019] In September 2019 Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) and the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg (VKM) introduced the new conversation- and podcast series Inside the Box.

  • Newly discovered motifs in rock art in Tumlehed in Sweden show seafaring in the Stone Age

    [8 Nov 2019] South-west Sweden's best preserved rock painting has now been dated - it is from the late Stone Age. With the aid of new technologies, researchers at the University of Gothenburg have been able to reveal a number of previously unknown motifs that are no longer visible to the naked eye. The most important of these newly discovered motifs are boats with elk-head stems. This is the first time that these kinds of boats have been documented in southern or western Scandinavia and these motifs provide further evidence of the long-distance sea voyages undertaken by Stone Age maritime hunters.

  • Watching films on a small screen has an impact on comprehension and immersion

    [24 Sep 2019] How does the experience of watching a film on a smartphone differ from watching it on the big screen in a cinema? This has been investigated in an experiment and the findings indicate that the viewing situation has an impact on comprehension and immersion in the film's narrative, and even on the viewer's empathy with the fictional characters as well.

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