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.
Cultural heritage and society
We are surrounded by cultural heritage sites every day, whether we think of them as 'cultural heritage sites' or not.
Planning and environmental impact assessments
NIKU provides both advice and analysis services and also carries out studies in connection with various types of planning, both public and private.
Urbanism and Planning
Dynamically adapting to various social changes is the fundamental, historical character of the city.
Cultural heritage sites and climate
Climate change may influence preservation conditions for our cultural heritage such as archaeological cultural monuments below ground, buildings and landscape.
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.
We urge contributors to demonstrate how the sessions’ topics may be discussed through a variety of methods and theoretical approaches from different disciplines.
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.
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.
What does far-right heritage policies actually look like? Read more in this new article by Herdis Hølleland and Elisabeth Niklasson.
NIKU's Skrede and Hølleland on Heritage Studies viewed through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Realism.
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