Section for Contemporary and Historical Times

Section for Contemporary and Historical Times

  • Elin Johansen

    Seksjonsleder SOHT

    Seksjonsleder for samtid og historisk tid

  • Eva Dagny Johansen

    Ph.D. fellow

    Eva is a social anthropologist and a Ph.D. fellow in museology at the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo. She focuses on the local aspect of the return of cultural heritage. The title of her research project is ”Sami cultural heritage is returning home – what happens locally?”

  • Maria Øien


    Maria is a social anthropologist with a PhD in Australian Indigenous Art. She works with dissemination, exhibition production, preservation of collections and research projects.

  • Ann-Silje Ingebrigtsen


    Ann-Silje is an art historian in charge of the registration of our museum collection. She also works with preservation of collections and exhibitions. She can also disseminate in Norwegian sign language.

  • Lena Karlstrøm


    Lena is a historian and works with the preservation of collections, as well as dissemination and exhibition production. She is responsible for the museum's collections of objects, photos, archives and historic buildings. Any question regarding the museum’s collection may be directed to her.

  • Kristin Nicolaysen

    Museum Lecturer

    Kristin is a visual anthropologist and is co-producing our new permanent exhibition. She also works with dissemination of various projects concerning Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS).

  • Daria Polishchuk


    Daria has a background in visual anthropology and cultural project management. She is working on renewing our permanent exhibitions, educational offer for schools about the Alta conflict (DKS Altasaken) and various projects.