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Heritage Fair 2023 (Forum kulturarv)

The Heritage Fair 2023 takes place at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg. Welcome! This year's theme is cultural heritage and co-creation - how can we work together for a sustainable future with cultural heritage in focus?

November 16, 2023


  • lectures
  • exhibitions of heritage projects
  • possibility to meet colleagues from the University of Gothenburg, museums and archives in the Western Sweden Region.
  • are you a student? This is a place too find possibilities for internships at museums and archives.
Museum of World Culture
Museum of World Culture
Photo: Jenny Högström Berntson

Heritage Fair 16 november 2023

Time: November 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. - approx. 5:00 p.m. (registration from 12:30 p.m.)
Location: Museum of World Culture, Södra vägen 54, Gothenburg. Room: "The studio" and exhibitions in the entrance hall.


Registration from 12:30
13:15-13:25 Introduction and welcome. Karl Magnusson, chairman of the Heritage Academy's collaboration group
13:30-14:00 Theano Mousssouri: "Co-creating sustainable food futures with botanical gardens and communities"
14:00-14:30 Status Queer: “We were there, so why are we not here?”
14:30-15:30 Mingling and coffee among the exhibitions
15:30-16:00 Fredrik Skott & Hanna Willdal: "People - a digital archive service for dialects and folk memories" Presentation in Swedish
16:00-16:30 Christine Caux Gustafsson & Åsa Palmaer Skoglund: "Co-creation between city museum and local community associations" Presentation in Swedish
16:30-16:50 Lisa Haeger: Summary and reflections on co-creation and cultural heritage
16:50-17:00 Thank you and close. Karl Magnusson, chairman of the Heritage Academy's collaboration group

Meet our speakers

Two presentations will be in English, two in Swedish.

Theano Moussouri is Professor of Museum Studies at the Institute of Archaeology UCL, and has been the Director for the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies at UCL (joint research centre UGOT and UCL 2016-2022). Moussouri is an internationally renowned scholar on heritage and museum studies as well as culinary heritage and sustainability.

Status Queer — AKA Kolbrún Inga Söring and Sam Message. A Gothenburg-based artist duo using art and culture to build a more diverse, sustainable and supportive LGBTQ+ community.

Fredrik Skott, head of department, Institute for Language and Folklore
Hanna Willdal, archive assistent, Institute for Language and Folklore

Christine Caux Gustafsson & Åsa Palmaer Skoglund, Mölndal city museum.