NOS-HS Workshop grant awarded to Cultural Heritage and Cultural Property researchers in the Nordics

A research team comprised of Nordic-based have been awarded a workshop grant from NOS-HS (The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences) to organize a series of three workshops on the theme of “Changing Hands, Changed Concerns: Research on Illegal Trade in Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Region” (in Swedish: kiftande Händer, Förändrade Betydelser: Forskning om Illegal Handel med Kulturarv i Norden).  As reported on the Working with Cultural Objects and Manuscripts blog, it will fund three workshops over two years in Stockholm, Oslo/Kristiansand and Helsinki, bringing together scholars and practitioners from the Nordic region and beyond.

Figure from Palmyra in the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, wearing a black ribbon in mourning of recent events. Phpto by Suzie Thomas.

In the organizing team are Dr. Damien Huffer (Stockholm University), Prof. Suzie Thomas (University of Helsinki), Dr. Rick Bonnie (University of Helsinki), Prof. Visa Immonen (University of Turku) and Dr. Josephine Munch Rasmussen (Universities of Agder and Oslo).

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