An international research project aims to develop methods to assess the value of historical structures in urban planning. The unusual name is an abbreviation of ‘Curating Sustainable URBAn Transformations through HERItage’ – CURBATHERI.
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
Some of our research
The Tune ship was found in 1867, but what it looked like and how it was used for has long been a mystery. 150 years after the discovery of the ship, archaeologist and researcher Knut Paasche has created a digital reconstruction of the ship that has revealed many of its mysteries.
But the grave and the story behind it is already disappearing in the fjord.
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.
NIKU are looking for two researchers for the Department of Cultural Heritage and Society at NIKU's head office in Oslo.
The main theme for the seminar was integration of cultural heritage in the management of national parks, with Hardangervidda and Saltfjellet-Svartisen as cases.
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.
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