Tag archives for Antarctic History

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 […]

Ben Goossen

Ben Goossen, Harvard University Ben Goossen is a scholar of global and transnational history at Harvard University. His current project, “The Year of the Earth (1957-1958): Cold War Science and the Making of Planetary Consciousness,” is an interpretive history of the International Geophysical Year. Drawing on research conducted on six continents, it illuminates the intersections […]

Andrew J. Avery

Andrew J. Avery, University of Kansas Andrew J. Avery is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. Currently, he is working on a dissertation entitled “World of the Midnight Sun: Antarctica and the British Empire, 1768-Present”, which focuses on how British imperial actors constructed the Antarctic as an imperial […]

Sergio Juarez

Sergion Juarez, Asociacion Polar Pinguinera Antartica  Research projects/ interests Preservation History For publications:  get in touch. Keywords: history, conservation, preservation

Astrid Surmatz

  Astrid Surmatz, University of Amsterdam Astrid Surmatz is a tenured assistant professor in the Humanities at Amsterdam University. Her research connects the Humanities with the History of Science and discovery. Her publications and lectures cover cultural transfer, early discoveries by Linnaeus, depictions of Lapland, the Arctic and Antarctic across media, e.g. film, literature, travel […]

Lize-Marié van der Watt

Lize-Marié van der Watt, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Lize-Marié van der Watt researches histories of polar pasts and polar futures, with a focus on the intersection between the environment, science and critical geopolitics in the Arctic and Antarctica. Her Antarctic research has focused on South Africa’s involvement in Antarctica, as well as the interplay between environmental […]

Peder Roberts

Peder Roberts, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Peder Roberts is a researcher at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He earned a PhD in history (history of science) from Stanford University in 2010 and also worked at the University of Strasbourg before coming […]

Carlos Pedro Vairo

Carlos Pedro Vairo, José María Sobral Antarctic Museum Carlos Pedro Vairo is a maritime ethnographer and museologist (“Instituto Nº 8” La Plata, Buenos Aires) who has obtained a Cultural Manager degree through “Fundación Ortega Gasset” (2003) and a Zaragoza Museology degree (2001). He has been the Director of the Maritime Museum of Ushuaia since 1994 […]

Maria Ximena Senatore

Maria Ximena Senatore CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral Maria Ximena Senatore is a National Researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research), Argentina. Professor on Historical Archaeology and Heritage at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National […]