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Scott Polar Research Institute - HCEP (Histories, Cultures, Environments and Politics) Research Seminars

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These are research seminars for the humanities and social sciences relating to the polar regions. Seminars are usually held on Tuesdays at 16.00 and are presented by leading scholars. All interested are welcome to attend. Please contact the organisers for joining instructions.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Geography/SPRI Webmaster; Richard Powell; Dr Peter R. Martin. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

6 upcoming talks and 36 talks in the archive.

Author Meets Critics: North Pole: Nature and Culture

UserMichael Bravo (University of Cambridge).


ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

Exploration, Celebrity and the Making of a Transnational Hero: Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram Expedition

UserMax Jones (University of Manchester).


ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 16:00-17:30

Captive polar bears: politics, (re)production, and performance

UserHenry Anderson-Elliott (University of Cambridge).


ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 16:00-17:30

Defence and Security in the Arctic: The UK perspective

UserDuncan Depledge (Loughborough University).


ClockTuesday 09 February 2021, 16:00-17:30

Change, continuity and value in Svalbard

UserSamantha Saville (University of Cambridge).


ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 16:00-17:30

Languages of Emergency, Infrastructures of Response and Everyday Heroism in the Circumpolar North

UserOlga Ulturgasheva (University of Manchester) and Barbara Bodenhorn (University of Cambridge).


ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

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