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The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture

Speaker Dr. Dag Avango of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) at Stockholm
Date Apr 8, 2013
Time 3:00 pm  
Location The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
Cost No Cost
Sponsor The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Phone 217-333-3777
Event type Lecture
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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.

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