In this blog post, former PDRA Peter Martin discusses the tensions and complexities surrounding the ‘origins of the Inuit’ debates, and explains the troubling implications they have had for Arctic indigenous peoples.
In this episode of our blog, PDRA Liz Walsh reflects on the enduring (British?) fascination with signifiers of Arctic exploration, their role in the national interest, and what it means for the study of Arctic objects.
In this blog post, PDRA Johanne Bruun recounts her recent research trip to Svalbard. She reflects upon her own journey in relation to that of the Oxford University Arctic Expeditions, one hundred years prior.