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The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
Date
Apr 8, 2013   3:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Dag Avango of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) at Stockholm
Cost
No Cost
Originating Calendar
Library Calendar

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.

For more information, please visit www.library.illinois.edu/rbx.

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