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Frederiks gate 2
Re-opening the case for human sacrifice: distinguishing myths from reality
Welcome to this international conference in the crossroads of cultural history, contemporary art, museums and poetry. The conference addresses various topics related to migration, displacement, and the continued effects of colonization through talks and discussions that are intended to raise awareness, tolerance, and hope for the future.
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Apocatastasis and Preservation
The Healer and the Psychiatrist: The Value of Video, the Efficacy of Spirits, and Social Health in Tonga
Politics and Beyond: Placemaking in Northern Ireland (and other post-conflict societies)
Pits, Pots, and Pennies: An Archaeology of Coin Hoarding in Medieval England and Wales
Looking Through Portals: An investigation into stave church portals as display object in Norwegian museum settings
Ethnographic Film Collections and a Long View of the North
Forskergruppene ved Kulturhistorisk museum gjør opp status.
Cracked, chilly and ‘doesn’t last many days’: limestone mountains and cement houses in the Anthropocene Himalayas.
We are pleased to announce Thomas Hylland Eriksen as our first speaker for the Gutorm Gjessing Lecture Series, with the lecture "Cooling down the overheated Anthropocene - Lessons from anthropology and cultural history".
On the exhibit "Looking through portals".
Norwegian title: Samtidsarkeologiske refleksjoner om Sentrum Brannstasjon i Trondheim.
Perfomativity and Mediatization of Cultural Heritage through Artistic Intervention and Filmmaking in Sápmi.
Exhibiting Oceania, exhibiting encounter, exhibiting Europe.
From racial typology to population genetics? Concepts of race and the Swedish State Institute for Race Biologi in Uppsala 1930-1950.
Anti-essence: perspectivism and the ethics of ontological reflexivity.
On Sorcery: The Ethical Life of a Concept
Collapse – human beings in an unpredictable world.
Textiles as meta-communication: towards an indigenous epistemology of silk material.
The museum as trap: thoughts on exhibition making.
What is the real trap: domination and mutualism in Gwich’in sensibilities about trapping and industrial development alternatives.