Modern archaeology and heritage management needs to prepare and respond to climate change, says researcher and archaeologist Vibeke Martens.
NIKU’s research addresses issues and problems related to the whole thematic scope of the Institute.
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Here are some of NIKUs research projects
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?
What may international and Norwegian governmental archives tell us about Norway’s first term on the World Heritage Committee?
What happens when professionals in the international World Heritage bureaucracies become insider researchers?
We are accepting papers exploring future challenges for heritage managment