The history of Svalbard

On Monday 30 January the annual lecture series on the history of Svalbard starts.

Whaling in Spitsbergen in the 17th Century. Painting by Abraham Storck 1690. (Courtesy of Rijksmuseum Netherlands). 

The lectures run from January 30 through February 13, 2023 and is open to the public.

Lecture times are Mondays – Fridays in the afternoon in Møysalen at UNIS. Note that only UNIS students are able to sit the exam.

Course responsible is historian Thor Bjørn Arlov from NTNU and UNIS.