Ongoing Research Projects at the Dept. of ALM

Inga-Lill Aronsson:

  • Transition, Memory and Reconciliation - inquiry into the Roles and Functions of Cultural and Natural Heritages in Areas of Conflict and Disaster
    The project explores theory and praxis in the use of heritage in reconciliation processes in post-conflict societies from a comparative perspective. The project is interdisciplinary involving peace and conflict, religion, public international law and cultural anthropology.
  • The Never Ending Story
    The project explores the longitudinal consequences of a displacement project in central Mexico. The project is based on ethnographic field work.
     

Samuel Edquist:

 Isto Huvila:

  • CAPTURE
    An ERC Consolidator Grant project on the documentation of the making and use of research data.
  • COST-ARKWORK
    A European COST network on archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment.
  • ALMPUB 
    The ALM-Field, Digitalization, and the Public Sphere (ALMPUB) is a three year research project financed by the Norwegian Research Council’s KULMEDIA Program.
  • Libraries, Archives and Museums: Changes, Challenges and Collaboration (LAMC3)
    The project brings into focus the current changes and challenges experienced by publicly funded libraries, archives and museums, the so-called LAM/ALM institutions. 
  • Marie Curie ETN POEM
    The Horizon 2020 European Training Network POEM addresses the need of experts in the heritage sector who are qualified for working with the mediatized memory ecology, the changing socio-technical, organisational, legal, economic, and ethical frameworks for the use of cultural materials. 

Ulrika Kjellman:

  • Pictorial Evidence
    The image as scientific tool in the work of the Institute of Racial Biology
     

Kerstin Rydbeck:

  • Readers' circles
    The project explores social reading and reading communities in contemporary Sweden. The project analyzes the ways of working in different types of book clubs, studies the recruitment of participants and the functions of the book club activities.
  • ALMPUB 
    The ALM-Field, Digitalization, and the Public Sphere (ALMPUB) is a three year research project financed by the Norwegian Research Council’s KULMEDIA Program.
  • Libraries, Archives and Museums: Changes, Challenges and Collaboration (LAMC3)
    The project brings into focus the current changes and challenges experienced by publicly funded libraries, archives and museums, the so-called LAM/ALM institutions. 

Reine Rydén:

  • Archival Appraisal: Strategies and Practices
    My research is about archival appraisal at public archival institutions. One study examines the ongoing revision of the Swedish National Archives? appraisal policy in a comparative international perspective. Another study looks into the application and consequences of a specific method, retention of sample archives.