Project Publications


Publications from our project 


His Dark Materials Among the Displays, the Pitt Rivers Museum, December 12, 2022 to December 31, 2023

Walsh, E.A., 2023

Museum Anthropology.


‘Kalli in the ship’: Inughuit abduction and the shaping of Arctic knowledge

Martin, P.R., 2023

History and Anthropology.


The ‘deer-men’ and the ‘bowhead-men’: The colonial co-optation of Arctic indigenous knowledge within the ‘origins of the Inuit’ debates

Martin, P.R., 2023

Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol. 49, no. 1.


Geography, Anthropology, and Arctic Knowledge-Making

Powell, R.C., 2023

in Howkins, A. and Roberts, P. (eds.) The Cambridge History of the Polar Regions, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 279-301.



The Cartography of Kallihirua?: Reassessing Indigenous Mapmaking and Arctic Encounters

Martin, P.R., 2022

Cartographica, vol. 57, no. 3, pp.239-255.


‘The Admiralty has been keeping its pictures’: photography and the British Arctic Expedition, 1875–1876

Kaalund N.K.L., 2022

Early Popular Visual Culture, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 303-330.


‘Aircraft and pencraft’: Between tradition and modernity in arctic varsity exploration

Bruun, J.M., 2022

Journal of Historical Geography, vol. 78, pp. 182-192.


Erasure as a Tool of Nineteenth-Century European Exploration, and the Arctic Travels of Tookoolito and Ipiirvik

Kaalund N.K.L., 2022

The Historical Journal, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 122-140.


The field and its prosthesis: Archiving Arctic ecologies in the 1920s

Bruun, J.M., 2022

Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 1058-1074.


Confronting the Colonial Histories of the Innaanganeq Meteorite

Martin, P.R., 2022, 23 June 2022.




‘Measuring and Mapping the Arctic: Cartography and the Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Arctic Science’

Woitkowitz, J., 2021
in Heininen, L., Exner-Pirot, H. and Barnes, J. (eds.) Arctic Yearbook 2021: Defining and Mapping Sovereignties, Policies and Perceptions, Arctic Portal: Akureyri, Iceland, pp. 126-139.


‘Ancient lore with modern appliances’: networks, expertise, and the making of the Open Polar Sea, 1851–1853

Kaalund, N.K.L. and Woitkowitz, J., 2021

The British Journal for the History of Science, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 277-299.


Mellem (post)kolonialitet og videnskab: Hinrich Rinks forskningsnetværk i Grønland og idéen om en international arktisk forskningshub

Kaalund, N.K.L., 2021

Økonomi og Politik, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 54-67.


Samuel Kleinschmidt und die Arktis-Kartografie zwischen Nuuk und Gotha

Woitkowitz, J., 2021 

Forschungsbibliothek Gotha, 4 May 2021.


From the Archives: Arctic Imaginations, Maps, and The Scott Polar Research Institute

Kaalund, N.K.L., 2021

Historical Geography Research Group Newsletter, Winter 2020/21, pp 3-5.




Book Review: ‘The News at the Ends of the Earth: The Print Culture of Polar Exploration.’

Martin, P.R., 2020

Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 75, no. 1, pp.116-119.


Book Review: ‘Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration.’

Kaalund, N.K.L., 2020

Science Museum Group Journal, issue 13, Spring 2020.


Finding ‘Indigenous Intermediaries’ in the Archives of Arctic Exploration

Martin, P.R., 2020

Arts and Minds, Arts and Humanities Research Council, 12 February 2020.


Book Review: ‘White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century.’

Martin, P.R., 2020

H-Environment, H-Net Reviews, January 2020.




Taking the Long View: Arctic Relations and the Historical Imperative

Woitkowitz, J., 2019, 6 February 2019.