In November 2019 NIKU researcher Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen spent two weeks as a visiting scholar at Australian National University (ANU), Canberra. As a part of this he held a seminar at Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies about on the heritage produced by the Vietnamese refugee diaspora following the Vietnam War.
Researchers from NIKU have published a new article on the means and approaches Norwegian museums use to involve immigrants in museum work and how they include the stories and experiences of modern migrants in their collections.
What is the public memory of Norwegian immigrants in America today? How has an immigrant group with attachment to Scandinavian roots affected a culturally diverse society in America? A new article provides answers.
OPINION: Politicians, managers and researchers must be able to use their voices when cultural heritage contributes to discrimination, hatred and violence.
At The World Archaeological Congress (WAC) in Japan, 2016, debates about archaeology in present society was vividly explored.