Save the dates: workshop seminar on metal-detecting and heritage management in the Nordic countries June 2nd to 3rd

Save the dates! Helsinki Workshop: Future directions in audience engagement for heritage management organizations

From Treasure Hunters to Citizen Scientists workshop seminar series aims to examine the various citizen science and heritage management challenges presented by metal-detecting, specifically through engagement and consultation with diverse audiences and stake-holder groups specifically in the Nordic countries. The first of three events in the series will be organised by the University of Helsinki, Finland (2nd-3rd June 2022, 10:00-15:30 EET). This workshop, consisting of a series of public talks and discussion, focuses on the heritage management authorities, considering their recognition of the need to enhance engagement with metal-detectorists and other interested members of the public. Future workshops will take place a the University Museum of Bergen, Norway (6-7th October 2022) and Århus University, Denmark (27-28th April 2023). The workshops are made possibile by a grant from NOS-HS / Nordisk samarbeitsnemnd for humanistisk og samfunnsviteskapelig forskning.

Attendance is free and the workshop will be held in hybrid format, on site at the university and by streaming.

UPDATE: Full programme and registration now on the workshop homepages.