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Museum of Southwest Jutland

Organisational unit: Museum

Contact information

Tangevej 6
  • Phone: +45 76 16 39 39

Organisation profile

Museum of Southwest Jutland has its head quarter in Ribe and covers the municipalities of Esbjerg and Fanø at the northern Wadden Sea area. The museum has a strong archeological tradition, especially concerning Viking Age Ribe. The museum has a formalized collaboration with Suzhou Museum, China, and close relations to the Museum of the City of New York (concerning social reformator and photo documentarist Jacob A. Riis).

Research profile
Museum of Southwest Jutland has a strong research tradition and publishes the recognized archeological journal By, marsk og geest and the peer-reviewed yearbook Levende viden. The research strategy contains the following themes:
•    Settlement development from late Stone Age till the end of Bronze Age (2800-500 BC)
•    Iron Age in West Jutland – settlements, burials and society
•    Culture, Business and Tourism in the Wadden Sea Region
•    Centre and Town in Southwest Jutland in a Northern European perspective
•    Visual cultural history
•    Heritage Communication and Management
•    Resistance 1940-45

Latest prizes

  1. MCN 2015 scholarship

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  2. Årets offentlige bestyrelse

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Latest research outputs

  1. Published
  2. Published

    Siden Stiftsfysikus Kiær – byarkæologien i Ribe

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Discovery of af unique golden Arabic morabetin from the year 1218 of the Safar Era in Gørding (Ribe-Danmark)

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Latest press/media

  1. To gange Dannebrog

    Press/Media: Press / Media

  2. Vi fejrer Dannebrog

    Press/Media: Press / Media

  3. Liveinterview om Jacob A. Riis

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Latest activities

  1. Hekseprocesser i Danmarks renæssance

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  2. Ribes Mønter - brug og fremstilling af mønter gennem 700- og 800-årene.

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. SJM 3 Northern Emporium og Damhus-skatten.

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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