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).
Viking ships found in Iceland have decayed, with the “Saum”, or rivets, often the only parts of the famous boats still remaining. A group of scientists now believe we can learn a lot from the surviving pieces of iron and have brought them to Norway for examination.
Investigating medieval urbanisation through bioarchaeological reconstructions of human biographies
What is the potential of user-driven energy efficiency in historic buildings?