Conf.: Museums in the Northern Dimension

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at
Wed Dec 21 12:33:14 UTC 2005

Dear All,

forwarded, with usual apologies for cross-postings and the best of season's
greetings, a conference call:

best, J
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Abteilung für Finno-Ugristik
Universitätscampus AAKH, Spitalgasse 2-4 Hof 7, A-1090 Wien
Tel. +43 1 4277 43019 | Fax +43 1 4277 9430
johanna.laakso at |

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Von: Pertti Pyhtilä <pertti.pyhtila at>
Organisation: Suomen Viron-instituutti / Soome Instituut
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Datum: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 13:25:08 +0200
An: <ugrimugri at>
Betreff: [ugrimugri:35] Karjalasse:

Newsletter # 1.

Ministry of Culture and Public Affairs of the Republic of Karelia

Karelian State Regional Museum

International scientific and practical conference

"Museums in the Northern Dimension"

 The conference is devoted to the 135th anniversary
of the Karelian State Regional Museum’s foundation.

Dear colleagues! 

We invite you to take part in the conference "Museums in the Northern
Dimension", which will be held by the Karelian state regional museum on
October, 18-20th, 2006 in Petrozavodsk.

The following problems are proposed for discussion:

•    Museums in cultural space of the Northern Europe

Creation and development history of the museums and museum collections; the
museum activity coming into being in the European North territories specific

•    Museum as a territory, city, site brand

The museums’ role in creating new public values, regional ideologies and
cultural brands making; territories, cities and sites identification through
museum interpretation and their specifics presentation, assets revealing.

•    National museums and museums of indigenous people

Museum and the national policy; distinctive features and problems of the
museum activity in the national regions and indigenous people residence

•    Museum and intangible cultural heritage

Problem of involving folklore, traditions, rituals, toponymy in the museum
activity; establishing based on traditions significant events for local
community; innovative projects, etc.

•    Museum and immovable cultural heritage objects

The cultural landscape concepts and the environmental approach effect on the
museums’ activity; museums functions on cultural heritage objects in
connection with museums’ participation in tourism activities; museums and
the state safeguarding of natural, historical and cultural monuments;
museums in the architectural environment of city, etc.

It is intended in the conference program to hold the following round tables:
1) " Museums in the cultural policy of the Northern Europe "
 2) "Museums in the transformation process"

You are welcome to take part in the conference as a lecturer or a visitor.

It is planned to publish the conference materials. In this connection
application forms for participation in the conference and presentation texts
(reports) are accepted till March, 15th, 2006 by e-mail infokgkm at

Requirements for the presentation text:
RTF electronic format, Times New Roman 12 font, volume no more than 5 pages,
25 mm page border, report’s title by lower case letters and fat font with
the center alignment, please do not establish spaces by tabulation or blank,
a footnote trailer, the literature reference - number in square brackets,
the literature list - in the interval after the text.

After the original text the brief summary in English should be placed (the
text in RTF format, volume no more than 600 signs including blanks), typed
according the same requirements, as theses.

The information on the text author should be placed after the summary (first
name, last name, scientific degree and work position, place of work and post
address, phone, e-mail address). In the theme of the letter we kindly ask
you to specify " Museums in the Northern Dimension".

The Karelian State Regional Museums’ address:

185035, Russian Federation, Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, Lenin's
square, 1


Тel/fax: 7-8142) 78-02-40

Contact persons – Mr Denis Kuznetsov
E-mail: dnkuz at

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