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Polar: Fieldwork and Archive Fever

///Polar: Fieldwork and Archive Fever

Polar: Fieldwork and Archive Fever

POLAR: FIELDWORK AND ARCHIVE FEVER The British Library Conference Centre

An interdisciplinary symposium focusing on the curation and production of climate change knowledge and the polar regions. This will bring together scientists, writers, artists, historians and social scientists with interests in knowledge about polar landscapes and the broader implications of this knowledge for global climate and society.

Keynote Speakers: Professor Denis Cosgrove, University of California, Los Angeles, editor of High Places: Cultural Geographies of Mountains and Ice (2008); Professor Sverker Sörlin, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, co-editor of Narrating the Arctic (2002); and Professor Rachel Weiss, Art Institute of Chicago, curator and author of Imagining Antarctica (1986).

For further information, see www.artscatalyst.org/polararchives.html <http://www.artscatalyst.org/polararchives.html>

To register, contact Kathryn Yusoff, University of Exeter.

[email protected]

Price £25 (including refreshments)

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