The main theme for the seminar was integration of cultural heritage in the management of national parks, with Hardangervidda and Saltfjellet-Svartisen as cases.
Our research addresses issues and problems related to the whole thematic scope of the institute.
Strategiske instituttsatsninger (SIS)
NIKU har definert fire nye Strategiske instituttsatsinger (SIS) for perioden 2016-2020.
The CITY-SIS is a five year strategic research project organized by the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (2016-2020). Seven researchers and the project coordinator are at the moment participating in the research group.
Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) – Interfaces of Research, Management and Society
Denne instituttsatsningen tar utgangspunkt i den bygde kulturarven og fokuserer på bygningene som kulturminner og kilder.
Fra skrot til kulturminne – Kulturminnefaglige utfordringer i forvaltningen av krigsminner.
Some of our research
Nature and Culture in Medieval Towns
NIKU Conference 6-7 March 2019
New journal paper offers first synthesis of climate change effects on Arctic sites.
NIKU is pleased to announce the conference ‘Nature and Culture in Medieval Towns’, to be held at Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo in Oslo on 6th-7th of March 2019.
In an new article the authors argue that perceived norms potentially allow social networks promoting cooperation to emerge and be maintained in a Saami reindeer community.
On 14. March NIKU hosts an open lunchtime lecture where Herdis Hølleland and Jessica Phelps will present their recent World Heritage research.
Modern archaeology and heritage management needs to prepare and respond to climate change, says researcher and archaeologist Vibeke Martens.
This study of the self-awareness of the historical self in medieval Scandinavia will contribute fresh perspectives to discussions of the medieval and modern self, in Scandinavia and in Europe.
This article addresses tensions between the expressed usefulness of visualisations and critical attitudes towards the lack of ‘objectivity’ of visual representations and the risk of manipulation for strategic purposes.
How will BREXIT implicate british heritage policy and practice? New report with contributions from The Norwegian institute for cultural heritage research (NIKU).