Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies

Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute (UAI) from 2010 to 2014. Waldemar is theChief of the Public Information Department at the UAI; a Member of the Education and Outreach Team of the Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” since 2004; Director of the Training Center of the UAI, since 2018; and a Member of the Latin-American Antarctic History Group since 2011. He has been writing about Antarctica since 2000, on topics as children stories, poetry, chronicles and so on.

Keywords: Polar Governance, Education, Tourism, Humanities, Literature, Arts, History, Geopolitics, Cultural Studies, Environment, Values, Uruguay, Antarctica, History

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