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The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Scandinavian Program at the University of Illinois
Location
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
Date
Apr 8, 2013   3:00 pm  
Speaker
Dag Avango
Cost
free admission

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to welcome Dr. Dag Avango of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) at Stockholm, who will deliver a lecture to close the Library's exhibition: "Names Swallowed by the Cold: Hidden Histories of Arctic Exploration."

Dr. Avango studies the history of technology in the polar regions and has written about industrial archaeology on Svalbard and South Georgia Island.

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