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.
A fascinating and complex history of the church has been uncovered, beginning with the original wooden church and leading to a sequence of three major rebuildings, corresponding in time with the transformation from Viking king Olaf to the royal saint St. Olaf of Norway.
Archaeologists in Bergen recently found a dice with two fours and two fives. But who was the medieval cheat?
The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Research (NIKU) is working on a research programme on World War II heritage, with a special focus on the northern and Arctic areas.
What does far-right heritage policies actually look like? Read more in this new article by Herdis Hølleland and Elisabeth Niklasson.
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.
NIKU's Skrede and Hølleland on Heritage Studies viewed through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Realism.
On 14. March NIKU hosts an open lunchtime lecture where Herdis Hølleland and Jessica Phelps will present their recent World Heritage research.
NIKU staff are invoved in several sessions at this year’s EAA conference in Barcelona. Here is an overview.
Archaeologists recently made a particularly spectacular find in Tønsberg - a rare and richly decorated chess piece.