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The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture

SpeakerDag Avango
Date Apr 8, 2013
Time 3:00 pm  
Location The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
Cost free admission
Sponsor The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Scandinavian Program at the University of Illinois
Contact Dennis Sears
Phone 217 333 3777
Event type Other
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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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