The history of Svalbard

The history of Svalbard

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

24 January 2022

Today the annual lecture series on the history of Svalbard will be launched.

The lectures run from 24 of January through 4 February 2022 and is offered digitally to the public.

Links to each afternoon lecture are published continuously on the course webpage. Note that only UNIS students are able to sit the exam.

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

Link to the course webpage.

 

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