Urban Wråkberg professor in Northern Studies

September 1st, 2015 | Posted by Lena Maria Nilsson in News - (Comments Off on Urban Wråkberg professor in Northern Studies)

Urban Wråkberg, senior researcher in Mistra Arctic’s work package 4 (WP4), has recently been appointed professor in Northern Studies at University of Tromsö (UiT) – the Arctic University of Norway.

Urban Wråkberg conducts research on social, political and scientific issues of the north, with a focus on the Euroarctic and the Barents Region. He has published in English, Swedish, Norwegian, and Russian on the history of polar research in Scandinavia, on the socio-economic context of northern technoscience, on arctic geopolitics, and on indigenous traditional knowledge. He analyzes theories and practices of sustainability, and undertakes applied research on economic growth and northern regional and industrial development.

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