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  • Cultural heritage focal point of new collaboration

    [23 May 2019] Jenny Högström Berntson has been awarded the Verification for Collaboration (VFS) funding from the Grants and Innovation Office (FIK) in order to start a series of talks on heritage issues together with the Museum of World Culture (VKM).

  • New perspectives on Sami history and cultural heritage

    [9 May 2019] - Sami history and cultural heritage are amazingly unknown, even within the academy, says Pia Lundqvist, senior lecturer in history at the Department of Historical Studies on why Sami cultural heritage became theme on this year's cultural heritage day. In co-operation with CCHS, Center for Critical Heritage Studies, on May 2, the cultural heritage day was arranged with Sami cultural heritage as a theme. The cultural heritage day has for several years been a counterpart to the Archaeological Day and the History Day, which is also usually arranged at the department.

  • Public excavation revealed old foundation wall

    [9 May 2019] The KOM Project held a public excavation last weekend, hoping to find things that used to belong to the former epidemic hospital. ¿We dug out the foundation wall from a building that was demolished in the beginning of the 30¿s. We mapped out where the building had stood using old maps. It was a visiting room close to the entrance of the hospital area, where you could visit sick relatives or friends. Entering the area was forbidden¿, says Anita Synnestvedt.

  • Jonathan Westin new cluster coordinator

    [30 Apr 2019] Jonathan Westin is the new cluster coordinator for Embracing the Archives, one of the six clusters within the CCHS. Westin is an associate professor of cultural conservation at the University of Gothenburg and a member of the Getty Ancient Itineraries Institute.

  • Mats Malm new Permanent Secretary in the Swedish Academy

    [26 Apr 2019] Mats Malm, Professor in Comparative Literature at the University of Gothenburg, is appointed new Permanent Secretary in the Swedish Academy. "The effort to change the Academy has come a long way, and that effort will continue," says Mats Malm.

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