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  • Welcome, Rebecca Staats and Maitri Dore, new doctoral students at the department

    [9 Oct 2019] From October, we have two new doctoral students at the Department of Conservation, Maitri Dore and Rebecca Staats. They are part of HERILAND, a pan-European research and training network on cultural heritage in relation to Spatial Planning and Design.

  • New live podcast linking museums' collections with the latest heritage research and global challenges

    [4 Sep 2019] Mummies, DNA and Japan - what's hidden in the box? Together with the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies at the University of Gothenburg, Folkuniversitetet and the Museum of World Culture, a brand new podcast series is launched. It will be recorded with a live audience at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg during the fall of 2019. The first event in the series is held September 5th and concerns mummies and the handling of human remains.

  • New leadership at CCHS UGOT and UCL

    [23 Aug 2019] From April 1st 2019 Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) have a new constellation of leaders both at the University of Gothenburg and at University College London. In Gothenburg, Ola Wetterberg has taken on the role as Director for CCHS and in London Theano Moussouri as Director for CCHS at UCL.

  • Hidden Site Workshop at Äskhult

    [14 Dec 2018] CCHS cluster Curating the City hosted the second Hidden Site workshop at Äskhult, Sweden, November 29-30, 2018.

  • The Department of Conservation at REKO på Nääs

    [30 May 2018] A popular two day event about craftsmanship, craft, the built environment, and conservation of cultural heritage in a beautiful environment around The Castle of Nääs. The department conservation contributed in many ways to this annual event.

  • Visiting Researchers to CCHS/Curating the City Cluster spring 2018

    [16 May 2018] Visiting Researchers to CCHS/Curating the City Cluster spring 2018

  • We are looking for a lecturer in conservation with specialisation in traditional building crafts

    [28 Mar 2018] Subject area: Conservation with specialisation in traditional building crafts Subject area description: We are looking for a craftsperson experienced in traditional construction methods for a position as a lecturer on the basis of occupational proficiency. Traditional building crafts include in particular wood construction with timber framing, log construction, and other traditional building methods.

  • We are looking for a Senior lecturer in conservation with specialisation in conservation science

    [20 Mar 2018] The position includes planning and implementation of research and methodological development in conservation science, focusing on material and degradation studies using natural science methods.

  • Charlotta Bylund Melin new PhD in Conservation

    [2 Feb 2018] Charlotta Bylund Melin defended her thesis "Wooden objects in historic buildings: Effects of dynamic relative humidity and temperature" in the afternoon of Friday, the 26th of January. After the two hour public defense it did not take long for the examination board to gratefully announce her as a PhD in Conservation.

  • Kristina Linscott, the new Ph.D. at The Department of Conservation

    [22 Jan 2018] After a well performed defense of her thesis "Interpretations of old wood - Figuring mid-twelfth century church architecture", which occurred Friday afternoon the 15th of December 2017, Kristina Linscott got her Ph.D. in Conservation. The opponent at the disputation was Associate Professor Alessandro Camiz, Department of Architecture, Girne American University, Karaoglanoglu, Kyrenia, Turkey.

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