Bilde av Wråkberg, Urban
Bilde av Wråkberg, Urban
Department of Tourism & Northern Studies urban.wrakberg@uit.no +4778450588 90855449 Kirkenes Kirkenes

Urban Wråkberg


Professor

Job description

Professor of Northern Studies


  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld and His Svalbard Expedition of 1872–73
    Springer Nature 2021 DOI
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg :
    Experience of Norwegian-Russian cooperation in the field of education at the University of Tromsø - Arctic University of Norway Campus Alta and Kirkenes
    Murmansk State Humanities University 2021
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Наука и индустрия на Кольском полуострове после 1917 года (Science and Industry on the Kola Peninsula since 1917)
    Murmansk State Humanities University 2020
  • Victoria V. Tevlina, Urban Wråkberg, Ryzhkova Inna :
    Introduction from the editors
    Murmansk State Humanities University 2020
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Oil and gas extraction in the Barents Sea: A Nordic state-industry governance system goes north
    Routledge 2019 DOI
  • Vassily Borovoy, Niklas Eklund, Ekaterina Kalemeneva, Dmitry Lajus, Julia Lajus, Daria Stogova et al.:
    Imageries and historical change in the European Russian Arctic
    Routledge 2019 DOI
  • Sabine Höhler, Julia Lajus, Peder William Chellew Roberts, Urban Wråkberg :
    Troubling the northern seas: The turbulent history of Norwegian and Russian fisheries
    Routledge 2019 DOI
  • Dag Avango, Jan Kunnas, Maria Pettersson, Örjan Pettersson, Peder William Chellew Roberts, Lovisa Solbär et al.:
    Constructing northern Fennoscandia as a mining region
    Routledge 2019 DOI
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    A.E. Nordenskiöld in Swedish memory: the origin and uses of Arctic heroism
    Acta Borealia 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Collective memory of the Kirkenes iron mine in sub-Arctic Norway: Its role in forming the future
    Polar Record 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Tourism in the Subarctic and the Baltic Sea regions of Europe
    Арктика и Север 2018 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg :
    Tourism Experiences in Post-Soviet Arctic Borderlands
    CABI Publishing 2017
  • Nadir Kinossian, Urban Wråkberg :
    Palimpsests
    Berghahn Books 2017
  • Kari Aga Myklebost, Urban Wråkberg :
    Explorations in the North
    Pax Forlag 2016
  • Victoria V. Tevlina, Urban Wråkberg, Ryzhkova Inna :
    Russia and Norway. Multidimensional Relations in the Borderland. Essays in Russian and English (Россия и Норвегия. Многогранные взаимоотношения в приграничье. Сборник научных статей)
    Murmansk State Humanities University 2020
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Hacia el hielo: La exploración polar en el siglio XIX y comienzos del XX
    Desperta ferro Arqueologia 2022
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Current research needs and trends in Northern Studies
    2022
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    A.E. Nordenskiölds Nordost-passage 1878-1879: Ledarskap, upptäckts-prioriteter och nationalism
    2022
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Hvordan skrive fagartikler, sett fra redaktør og fagfelleperspektivet
    2021
  • Urban Wråkberg, Victoria V. Tevlina :
    Om den nye boka «Russia and Norway. Multidimensional Relations in the Borderland» («Россия и Норвегия. Многогранные взаимоотношения в приграничье»). Redigert av V.V.Tevlina, I.V.Ryzhkova, U.Wråkberg (2020)
    2021
  • Urban Wråkberg, Victoria V. Tevlina :
    Norsk-russisk forskningssamarbeid i 2019-2020: Om produksjonen av boken 'Russia and Norway. Multidimensional Relations in the Borderland'
    2021
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg :
    Experience of Norwegian-Russian cooperation in the field of education at the University of Tromsø - Arctic University of Norway Campus Alta and Kirkenes
    2021
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg :
    Dårlige tider? Bruk grensekryssende høgere utdanning!
    Nordlys 2020
  • Victoria V. Tevlina, Urban Wråkberg :
    Ny boklansering “Russia and Norway. Multidimensional Relations in the Borderland”. Essays in Russian and English (Victoria V. Tevlina, Inna Ryzhkova & Urban Wråkberg (eds)). Murmansk, Murmansk Arctic State University, 2020
    2020
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Färdigställning av forskningsartiklar – med fokus på publikationsprocessen
    2020
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Statement at the roundtable 6H: Merging environmental history, business history, and history of science and technology in the study of natural resources
    2019
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg, Hindertje Hoarau-Heemstra :
    Maritime Tourism: Challenges and opportunities of cruising.Parallel Session IV:25/27
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Grensekryssende turisme i Europa – inspirert av Barentsmodellen
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Nature and Culture Heritage in Arctic Tourism: The Case of Svalbard / Spitsbergen
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Off-shore Industry on the Norwegian Sector of the Seabed of the Barents Sea: Geo-economics, Technoscience and Regional Challenges
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    The Development of Russian and Norwegian Northern Towns in Soviet Times
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Ungdom, Grenseland og Forskningssamarbeid i Europa
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Research at the Arctic University of Norway in Kirkenes
    2018
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Tourism initiatives on Svalbard: A scholarly perspective
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Nature, heritage and geopolitics in the Arctic visitor industry: Some case studies from Svalbard and North-West Russia
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Presentation of the chapters on “Energy” in one of the forthcoming books of the Mistra Arctic Sustainable Development research programme
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    The development of Russian and Norwegian cities in the north in soviet times
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Northern cross-border tourism and cultural heritage in a European perspective
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Beyond statistics and stations: Borderlands as cross-roads
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Review of: Johan Schimanski & Ulrike Spring, Passagiere des Eises: Polarhelten und arktische Diskurse 1874 (Wien & Köln, 2015)
    Historisk Tidsskrift (Norge) 2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Some ideas for joint research on the borderlands of Europe: Memory, culture & regional development
    2017
  • Peter Haugseth, Urban Wråkberg :
    Some ideas for joint research and tourism in the borderlands of Europe
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Non-renewable energy resources in the Fennoscandian north: Technological path-dependence and competing visions of change
    2017
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Scientists as Executives: Scandinavian Reflections on the USSR Establishment of Mining on the Kola Peninsula
    2016
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Commentator of panel: Slovakia - Ukraine: Border management and cross-border cooperation
    2016
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Presentation of Campus Kirkenes: A research and teaching unit of Norway’s Arctic University
    2016
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Perspectives on scientists as political agents in the Arctic
    2016
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Tourism Experiences in the post-Soviet Arctic
    2016 PROSJEKT
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    Tilleggsinnledning om hvordan Barentssamarbeidet kan brukes som plattform i utviklingen av klima- og miljøsamarbeidet i nord
    2016
  • Urban Wråkberg :
    The Norwegian-Finnish-Russian borderland as part of Central Europe
    2016

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    Research interests

    Urban Wråkberg is professor of Northern Studies – a multidisciplinary and circum-polar research field. He conducts research on social, political and scientific issues of the north, with a focus on the Euroarctic and the borderlands of the Barents Region. He has published in English, Swedish, Norwegian and Russian on the geo-economic drivers of science in the polar regions, on the history and ideology of polar exploration and on the nexus between scientific and indigenous knowledge-formation in the north. He analyses theories and practices of sustainability in northern industrial development.

    Teaching

    Urban Wråkberg teaches on-line courses in the three year Bachelor of Northern Studies Programme and in the single course package in Northern Studies. He serves as supervisor of master students at the Department of Tourism and Northern Studies.




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