III сonference "Museums in the Northern Dimension"

Dedicated to 145 anniversaries of the National Museum
of the Republic of Karelia

The Ministry of culture of the Republic of Karelia

National Museum of the Republic of Karelia

October, 12-14th, 2016, Petrozavodsk

III international scientific and practical сonference "Museums in the Northern Dimension"

The following problems are proposed for discussion:

  • Museums in the cultural space of the Nordic countries and Northwest Russia

Creation and development history of the museums and museum collections; the museum activity coming into being in the European North territories specific context, international museums projects, national and regional cultural policy and museums.

  • The Museum and the local community

The museums` role of in the creation of new social values, museum interpretation and presentation for shaping cultural brands, identity, territories, cities, places; museum pedagogy for different audiences; museum events based on traditions and history for the local communities; museum activity for indigenous peoples.

  • Museum and tourism

The museum's role in identifying unique resources, including them in the cultural, environmental and etc. tourism; museum work with heritage objects for tourism activities development; museum programs and services for tourists; museum information resources for the development of tourism.

  • Museum, intangible heritage, immovable heritage objects

Problem of involving folklore, traditions, rituals, toponymy in the museums` activity; museums and state protection of cultural and natural heritage; museums and archaeological heritage, museums in architectural environment of the city, etc.

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Museum address:

185035, Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, pl. Lenina, 1


Mark Shakhnovich, researcher-arhaeologist
E-mail: marksuk@onego.ru