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Dag Avango, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Rare Books & Manuscript Library, Room 346, Main Library (map)
This event is sponsored by the University of Illinois European Union Center through a grant from the European Commission, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Scandinavian Studies, the Center for Advanced Study, and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Dr. Avango studies the history of technology in the polar regions and has written about industrial archaeology on Svalbard and South Georgia Island. He will deliver the closing lecture for the "Names Swallowed by the Cold: Hidden Histories of Arctic Exploration" exhibit at the Rare Books & Manuscript Library.
For more information about this exhibit, visit http://www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/exhibits_upcoming.html.