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Welcome to the NKF XXIII congress in Copenhagen, Denmark,
3-4 of October 2024

This congress would not be possible without the help from our sponsers:

MTAB Fine Art Logistics

Direktør Michael Hermann Nielsens Mindelegat managed by the City of Copenhagen

NKF-Denmark has the pleasure to invite you to the 23rd triennial NKF Congress:

Resilience: Adapting heritage preservation to future challenges.

The congress will be held on the 3-4 of October 2024 at The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, with an opening reception on the 2 of October.

The congress will set focus on preservation ethics, practices and goals, and how we can adapt these to more resilient practices in a rapidly changing world. We would like to offer space for a broad discussion on the practices in cultural heritage preservation; how does the field adapt to changes in climate and biodiversity, community engagement, international political structures, colonial dynamics and other contemporary issues. Furthermore, we would like to broaden the discussion on how heritage preservation can contribute to a change of conduct amongst people, institutions, and society.

The 23rd triennial NKF Congress aims at showcasing the newest research topics in heritage preservation in the IIC-Nordic Group and likewise invites international researchers to bring their knowledge to northern Europe. We believe in the importance of inclusion and sharing with our communities and gaining new perspectives from it. The session themes of the congress are:

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Keywords: Humans as a resource, interdisciplinarity, sustainable practices in architecture, conservation, archaeology, and environmental conservation

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Keywords: Interdisciplinary collaborations, inclusion, traditional practices, representation, ownership, responsibility, volunteering

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Keywords: Repatriation and representation, decolonization, recovery, emergency response, raising awareness

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Keywords: Education, heritage skills, legislation, heritage communities and organisations, digitisation

Wednesday, 2 of October 2024

Welcome reception

Thursday, 3 of October 2024

Friday, 4 of October 2024

The congress programme is still being planned, so changes in the line of sessions might occur up to the congress start. Dates are final, but the planning committee might change the time-schedule to make the best flow of the congress for you. The list of speakers will also be updated on the website. To keep updated on changes, please join our mailing list and follow us on social media.

17:00 Early registration and welcome reception at the AstaBio and Bar, Cinemateket, The Danish FilmInstitute.


17:40-19.00 Movie-screening and presentation

​8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00–17:00 Keynote presentation

                   Session 1: Resources & Sustainability

                   Session 2: Co-creation &Collaboration

                   Wrap up discussion

19:00 Congress Dinner

8:30-9:00    Arrival

9:00–17:00 Keynote presentation

                   Session 3: Conflict & Care

                   Poster session

                   Session 4: Change &Persistence

                   Wrap up discussion

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