Agriculture's Role as an Upholder of Cultural Heritage: Report from a Workshop
Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers SecretariatNordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat, Arbejdsgruppen for Terrestriske Økosystemer (TEG)2005 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
A substantial part of the cultural landscape and cultural heritage for many European countries is related to agriculture. Agricultural activity in some form is of vital importance in order to maintain and uphold the cultural heritage related to agriculture, however, intensive farming methods is also a major destroyer of cultural heritage. The role of agriculture as an upholder of cultural heritage was the focus of attention for a European workshop in Norway in February 2005 which brought together representatives from the public agricultural and cultural heritage sectors and researchers from The Netherlands, Austria, Estonia, England, and the Nordic countries of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway. This report presents the status for the link agriculture - cultural heritage in these nine countries and points out some differences as well as mutual characteristics between the national contexts.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2005. , 127 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2005:576
Taide ja kulttuuri, maatalous
Kunst og kultur, Jordbrug
List og menning, Landbúnaður
Kunst og kultur, Jordbruk
Research subject Art and Culture; Agriculture
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-1321DOI: 10.6027/TN2005-576ISBN: 92-893-1232-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-1321DiVA: diva2:701649