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En glemt polarhelts glemte brev
(Chronicle; Kronikk, 2015-04-20)
Maskulinitet og trofejakt i Arktis
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
From the late 1800s and until the protection of polar bears came into force in 1973, there were regular private hunting expeditions to the Arctic by boat, including several from Tromsø. In this article, I investigate how masculinity is manifested in specific empirical evidence: a trophy hunting expedition with the Sutton family that left from Tromsø in the summer of 1932. Using masculinity as a lens ...
Roald Amundsen : fortellinger om en polarhelt
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
2011 is the Nansen-Amundsen Year in Norway. This year celebrate two anniversaries with great significance for Norway. It is 150 years since the birth of Fritdjof Nansen and 100 years since Roald Amundsen, accompanied by four of his men, arrived as the first at the South Pole. During this year several new exhibitions has been made and displayed in different museums in Norway. The article surveys the ...
Helmer Hanssens reiser i isbaksen. Med Roald Amundsen og polene som omdreiningspunkt
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Kven culture and history in museum terms
(Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2008)
In this article I look more closely at how Kven culture and history gained their place in museums and what processes led to the foundation of these museums. In addition, I shall attempt to identify how Kven culture and history have been portrayed and which accounts of the Kven have been presented by these museums. In this context it is instructive to look more closely at why these museums may be ...
Monument og minne. Mobilisering av fortid - argument for fremtid?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007)
In 1977 a monument in memory of the Finnish immigrants was erected in Vadsø, the capital town of the county of Finnmark. The unveiling ceremony of the monument was an exceptional event, where the Norwegian king Olav, the Swedish king Carl Gustav and the Finnish president Uhro Kekkonen attended. The purpose of the monument was to pay tribute to the Finnish immigrants and their contribution to the ...
Kvendrakten : om å kle seg kvensk.
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2008)
Denne artikkelen har fokus på hvordan og hvorfor kvendrakten ble skapt. Hvordan skriver skapelsen av denne drakten seg inn i norsk folkedrakt- og bunadtradisjon? Klær har mange funksjoner, men i denne sammenhengen vil jeg se på det visuelle og identitetsskapende aspektet ved bekledning.
Bybildet - På trofejakt med ishavsskuta
(Chronicle; Kronikk, 2015-09-23)
Arctic trophy hunters, tourism and masculinities, 1827-1914
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-12)
Trophy hunting in the Arctic happened in an intersection between tourism, expeditions and hunting. This study contributes to a discrete history of masculinity within the context of trophy hunting organized from North Norway and to a broader understanding of Arctic masculinity in general. As trophy hunting expeditions are primarily a male, even masculinist, tourist practice, an analysis from ...
Heroic Stories or Indigenous Perspectives? Polar Expedition Photographs in Norwegian Museum Exhibitions
(Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2014-10)