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Wråkberg, Urban

Professor
Department of Tourism & Northern Studies

Job description:

Professor of Northern Studies




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.

Publications in CRIStin


  • Avango, Dag; Kunnas, Jan; Pettersson, Maria; Pettersson, Örjan; Roberts, Peder William Chellew; Solbär, Lovisa; Warde, Paul; Wråkberg, Urban. Constructing northern Fennoscandia as a mining region. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781138040601.s 78 - 98.

  • Borovoy, Vassily; Eklund, Niklas; Kalemeneva, Ekaterina; Lajus, Dmitry; Lajus, Julia; Stogova, Daria; Vlakhov, Andrian; Wråkberg, Urban. Imageries and historical change in the European Russian Arctic. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781138040601.s 200 - 220.

  • Höhler, Sabine; Lajus, Julia; Roberts, Peder William Chellew; Wråkberg, Urban. Troubling the northern seas: The turbulent history of Norwegian and Russian fisheries. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781138040601.s 181 - 199.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Oil and gas extraction in the Barents Sea: A Nordic state-industry governance system goes north. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781138040601.s 161 - 180.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Tourism in the Subarctic and the Baltic Sea regions of Europe. (fulltekst) Арктика и Север 2018; Volum 32. ISSN 2221-2698.s 4 - 14.s doi: 10.17238/issn2221-2698.2018.32.5.

  • Kinossian, Nadir; Wråkberg, Urban. Palimpsests. Berghahn Books 2017 ISBN 9781785334641.s 90 - 110.

  • Haugseth, Peter; Wråkberg, Urban. Tourism Experiences in Post-Soviet Arctic Borderlands. CABI Publishing 2017 ISBN 9781780648620.s 181 - 190.

  • Myklebost, Kari Aga; Wråkberg, Urban. Explorations in the North. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 198 - 205.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Path-dependence of Russia's Northern Industry and Some Aspects of its Future Development. Northern Arctic Federal University 2015 ISBN 978-5-261-01078-4.s 304 - 313.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The politics of place names: a summation. (fulltekst) 2015; Volum 2015 (3). ISSN 0000-0000.s 69 - 92.s doi: 10.7557/5.3585.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Loss of Built Heritage in Northern Norway during WWII and the Failing Interest to Restore It in the Official Post-War Rebuilding Policy. Murmansk State Humanities University 2015 ISBN 978-5-4222-0258-4.s 257 - 262.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Arctic Geoeconomics and the Research Challenges of the Northern University. Murmansk State Humanities University 2014 ISBN 978-5-4222-0245-4.s 197 - 210.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Built Heritage in the Borderlands of the Barents and Baltic Regions: Post-Soviet Spaces in Kirkenes, Pechenga and Klaipeda. Murmansk State Humanities University 2014 ISBN 978-5-4222-0231-7.s 161 - 169.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The geopolitics of northern travels: Enactments of adventure and exploration in the Norwegian-Russian borderland. (fulltekst) Nordlit 2014; Volum 31. ISSN 0809-1668.s 71 - 89.

  • Avango, Dag; Hacquebord, Louwrens; Wråkberg, Urban. Industrial extraction of Arctic natural resources since the sixteenth century: technoscience and geo-economics in the history of northern whaling and mining. Journal of Historical Geography 2014; Volum 44. ISSN 0305-7488.s 15 - 30.s doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2014.01.001.

  • Doel, Ronald E.; Friedman, Robert Marc; Lajus, Julia; Sörlin, Sverker; Wråkberg, Urban. Strategic Arctic science: national interests in building natural knowledge – interwar era through the Cold War. Journal of Historical Geography 2014; Volum 44. ISSN 0305-7488.s 60 - 80.s doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.004.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Granqvist, Karin. Decolonizing technoscience in northern Scandinavia: the role of scholarship in Sámi emancipation and the indigenization of Western science. Journal of Historical Geography 2014; Volum 44. ISSN 0305-7488.s 81 - 92.s doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.005.

  • Doel, Ronald E.; Wråkberg, Urban; Zeller, Suzanne. Science, Environment, and the New Arctic. Journal of Historical Geography 2014; Volum 44. ISSN 0305-7488.s 2 - 14.s doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.003.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Science and Industry in Northern Russia in Nordic Perspective. (sammendrag) Ashgate 2013 ISBN 978-1-4724-0969-0.s 195 - 223.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Introduction: Interdisciplinary History. (fulltekst) The Polar Journal 2012; Volum 2 (2). ISSN 2154-896X.s 191 - 199.s doi: 10.1080/2154896X.2012.735035.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Axel Hambergs nordliga forskningsfärder i ett vetenskapligt och socialt perspektiv. (sammendrag) Uppsala universitet 2012; Volum Skrifter rörande Uppsala universitet Serie C (94) ISBN 9789155482541. ISSN 0502-7454.s 35 - 91.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Euroarctic Strategies and Synergies. 2012 ISBN 9789491431081.s 161 - 172.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Vetenskaplig expertis och nordområdets naturresurser. (fulltekst) Nordlit 2012 (29). ISSN 0809-1668.s 215 - 234.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. The Great Game of the North: A Global Scenario for Domestic Use? in: Norway and Russia in the Arctic: Conference Proceedings from the International Conference: Norway and Russia in the Arctic, Longyearbyen 25-28th August 2009, eds., Stian Bones & Petia Mankova. Speculum Boreale, Skriftserie Institutt for historie, Universitetet i Tromsø 2010 (12). ISSN 1503-1241.s 152 - 163.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. “The Role of Research in Barents Region Cross-border Collaboration”, in: Russia and the World: History, International Relations, Science and Education, ed. L.B. Krasavshev. 2009 ISBN 5-7536-0360-2.s 255 - 264.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Pomor Zone: A Cross-Border Initiative to Further Regional Development in Northern Norway and Northwest Russia. 2009 ISBN 9785991100410.s 19 - 29.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. IPY Field Stations: Functions and Meanings. Ashgate 2009 ISBN 978-0-7546-7399-6.s 47 - 71.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Axel Hamberg mellan två polarår. Ymer 2009; Volum 129. ISSN 0044-0477.s 81 - 103.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Barents Institute – The Agenda of a New Institute. 2008 ISBN 978-82-7571-168-5.s 141 - 150.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Quest for Authenticity in Narratives of Northern Border Lands. Nordlit 2007; Volum 22. ISSN 0809-1668.s 193 - 209.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nature Conservationism and the Arctic Commons of Spitsbergen 1900-1920. Acta Borealia 2006; Volum 23 (1). ISSN 0800-3831.s 1 - 23.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. In the Days of Pioneers and Amateurs: On the Early History of Arctic Archaeology. Rossijskaja akademija nauk / Russian Academy of Sciences 2006 ISBN 5891763583.s 40 - 87.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Arctic sublime. (data) (fulltekst) Merge Magazine sound thought image 2005 (14-15). ISSN 1402-6570.s 28 - 28.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Delineating a Continent of Ice and Snow: Cartographic Claims of Knowledge and Territory in Antarctica in the 19th and Early 20th Century. 2004 ISBN 91-85252-64-6.s 123 - 143.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Det internationella intresset för Arktis 1800-1925. 2004 ISBN 82-92201-07-6.s 7 - 25.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Ruiner i förfallande landskap: Arktiska spår av kultur, vetenskap och industri. Symposion Brutus Östlings bokförlag 2003 ISBN 91-7139-605-5.s 337 - 365.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Politics of Naming: Contested Observations and the Shaping of Geographical Knowledge. (omtale) (sammendrag) 2002 ISBN 0-88135-385-X.s 155 - 197.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Russo-Swedish Arc of the Meridian Expeditions to Spitsbergen 1898-1902. 2002 ISBN 5-89176-180-7.s 15 - 52.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Lindkvist, Julia. A. E. Nordenskiöld’s Impressions of Meiji Japan. 2002 ISBN 91-7190-039-X.s 61 - 80.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Eugenio Parent and Giacomo Bove: Italians in 19th Century Swedish Polar Exploration. 2001 (32) ISBN 91-7190-036-5. ISSN 0081-9956.s 169 - 205.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Den internationella antarktisforskningen och Otto Nordenskjölds sydpolarexpedition 1901-03. Ymer 2001; Volum 121. ISSN 0044-0477.s 25 - 50.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Andrée’s Folly: Time for Reappraisal?. 1999 (28) ISBN 91-7190-031-4. ISSN 0081-9956.s 56 - 99.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Politik och vetenskap i A. E. Nordenskiölds ockupationsförsök av Spetsbergen år 1871-1873. 1999 (69). ISSN 1101-5284.s 39 - 52.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Minnets land – Om den geografiske namngivningens historia i Arktis. (fulltekst) 1995 ISBN 82-7373-051-4.s 121 - 142.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Where Science Turns into Sports and Politics: The Decline of Swedish Polar Research in the Early 20th Century. (prosjekt) 1993 ISBN 0-88135-157-1.s 79 - 106.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Om djuphavets gåtor och ett fiskeri på vetenskaplig grund: Historiska perspektiv på oceanografin i Sverige. Ymer 1991; Volum 111. ISSN 0044-0477.s 84 - 105.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Svensk polarforskning på 1800-talet. 1990 ISBN 8272165899.s 137 - 146.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Betydelsen av teori- och metodutvecklingen inom historieskrivningen för undervisningen i ämnet teknikhistoria. Polhem : Tidskrift för teknikkhistoria 1990; Volum 8 (3). ISSN 0281-2142.s 189 - 199.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Futures of Northern Cross-Border Collaboration. (fulltekst) 2013 ISBN 978-82-8244-092-9.s 31 - 44.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Nielsen, Jens Petter; Komarov, Alexey A.; Bardileva, Yulia. Meždunarodnye otnošenija na Severe Evropy i Barenc-region : istorija i istoriografija: Materialy rossijsko-norvežskogo seminara Murmansk, 19-20 maja, 2007. Murmansk State Humanities University 2008 ISBN 978-5-88476-872-7.

  • Elzinga, Aant; Nordin, Torgny; Turner, David; Wråkberg, Urban. Antarctic challenges: Historical and current perspectives on Otto Nordenskjöld's Antarctic expedition 1901-1903. (omtale) 2004 ISBN 91-85252-64-6.s 123 - 143.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Lindberg-Wada, Gunilla. An Arctic Passage to the Far East: The Visit of the Swedish Vega Expedition to Meiji Japan in 1879. (omtale) 2002 ISBN 91-7190-039-X.s 61 - 80.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Centennial of S. A. Andrée’s North Pole Expedition: Proceedings of a Conference on S. A. Andrée and the Agenda for Social Science Research of the Polar Regions. 1999 (28) ISBN 91-7190-031-4. ISSN 0081-9956.s 56 - 99.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Vetenskapens vikingatåg: Perspektiv på svensk polarforskning 1860-1930. 1999 (30) ISBN 91-7190-032-2. ISSN 0081-9956.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Grensekryssende turisme i Europa – inspirert av Barentsmodellen. Grenseseminaret 2018: Barents bygger bro / “Barents beyond borders" 2018-02-22 - 2018-02-22 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Ungdom, Grenseland og Forskningssamarbeid i Europa. Forskningsdagene 2018 - Oppvekst i Barentsregionen 2018-09-20 - 2018-09-20 2018.

  • Haugseth, Peter; Wråkberg, Urban; Hoarau-Heemstra, Hindertje. Maritime Tourism: Challenges and opportunities of cruising.Parallel Session IV:25/27. 27th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research:Tourism Implications and Dilemmas 2018-09-24 - 2018-09-26 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Off-shore Industry on the Norwegian Sector of the Seabed of the Barents Sea: Geo-economics, Technoscience and Regional Challenges. Colloquium at the Centre for Science Studies 2018-05-16 - 2018-05-16 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nature and Culture Heritage in Arctic Tourism: The Case of Svalbard / Spitsbergen. Neighbors in the Far North: International conference 2018-04-26 - 2018-04-26 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Development of Russian and Norwegian Northern Towns in Soviet Times. Russia, Norway and the North 2018-04-25 - 2018-04-25 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Research at the Arctic University of Norway in Kirkenes. Round table on the occasion of the visit to Vardø by His Excellency WANG Min, China’s Ambassador to Norway 2018-03-16 - 2018-03-18 2018.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Some ideas for joint research on the borderlands of Europe: Memory, culture & regional development. Comparing Schengen Borderlands: Experiences from Slovakia-Ukraine and Norway-Russia 2017-04-04 - 2017-04-06 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Tourism initiatives on Svalbard: A scholarly perspective. Svalbard and the Humanities 2017-11-27 - 2017-11-28 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The development of Russian and Norwegian cities in the north in soviet times. VI Kirkenes international seminar: The value of good neighbourliness Russian-Norwegian relations through the centuries 2017-09-18 - 2017-09-20 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Northern cross-border tourism and cultural heritage in a European perspective. Integrated development of territories with unique natural and cultural heritage: Focusing the Solovetsky Islands 2017-08-14 - 2017-08-22 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Presentation of the chapters on “Energy” in one of the forthcoming books of the Mistra Arctic Sustainable Development research programme. Ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences ICASS IX 2017-06-08 - 2017-06-12 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nature, heritage and geopolitics in the Arctic visitor industry: Some case studies from Svalbard and North-West Russia. Ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences ICASS IX 2017-06-08 - 2017-06-12 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Beyond statistics and stations: Borderlands as cross-roads. Border Aesthtics: Concepts, Intersections and Potentialities 2017-05-16 - 2017-05-16 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Non-renewable energy resources in the Fennoscandian north: Technological path-dependence and competing visions of change. International Workshop Tensions of Europe Network on Resources 2017-05-08 - 2017-05-09 2017.

  • Haugseth, Peter; Wråkberg, Urban. Some ideas for joint research and tourism in the borderlands of Europe. Final conference of the project: “Innovative information products in cross-border cooperation" 2017-04-20 - 2017-04-20 2017.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Review of: Johan Schimanski & Ulrike Spring, Passagiere des Eises: Polarhelten und arktische Diskurse 1874 (Wien & Köln, 2015). Historisk Tidsskrift (Norge) 2017; Volum 96 (1). ISSN 0018-263X.s 86 - 89.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Norwegian-Finnish-Russian borderland as part of Central Europe. Workshop on Euroarctic Cross-Border Tourism 2016-03-17 - 2016-03-18 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Northwest Passage. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 99 - 101.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Oligarchs. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 126 - 128.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nordenskiöld, (Nils) Adolf, Erik. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 61 - 62.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nord Stream. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 58 - 60.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Exclusive Economic Zone. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 197 - 198.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Brundtland Report. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 107 - 108.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Barents Institute. Pax Forlag 2016 ISBN 9788253038575.s 76 - 76.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Commentator of panel: Slovakia - Ukraine: Border management and cross-border cooperation. EU Eastern Policy in the Light of the Slovak Presidency in the EU Council 2016-10-24 - 2016-10-24 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Scientists as Executives: Scandinavian Reflections on the USSR Establishment of Mining on the Kola Peninsula. Technology, natural resources and crises in the past and present of Europe and beyond 2016-10-21 - 2016-10-22 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Presentation of Campus Kirkenes: A research and teaching unit of Norway’s Arctic University. Arctic Wave Science Festival for Junior Students: Theme Space 2016-10-01 - 2016-10-01 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Perspectives on scientists as political agents in the Arctic. 7th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science 2016-09-22 - 2016-09-24 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Industrial heritage on Svalbard: Cultural site-visits in polar tourism focused on nature & wilderness. Exploring Russia’s Environmental History & Natural Resources (prosjekt) 2016-07-15 - 2016-07-15 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Tilleggsinnledning om hvordan Barentssamarbeidet kan brukes som plattform i utviklingen av klima- og miljøsamarbeidet i nord. Rådslagning om ny nordområdepolitikk for Arbeiderpartiet 2016-06-10 - 2016-06-10 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Tourism Experiences in the post-Soviet Arctic. Mistra Arctic Sustainable Development Colloquium no. 4 (prosjekt) 2016-04-11 - 2016-04-14 2016.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Geo-økonomi i Nord: Noen perspektiver. Grenseseminaret 2015/ Barents Dagerne: Kirkenes -- Frontlinje eller Basecamp Barents? 2015-02-05 - 2015-02-05 2015.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Rebuilding Finnmark County, Norway, after World War II. Natural Resources, Landscape and Climate in the History of Russia and Neighbouring Countries 2015-11-26 - 2015-11-28 2015.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Re-photography in Northern Interdisciplinary Field Studies: Cultural Testing Grounds around Ice Fjord, Svalbard. 2015 ISBN 978-3-86930-590-5.s 157 - 169.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The All-Sky Auroral Camera and the Formation of Knowledge on the Ionosphere during and after the International Geophysical Year 1957-59. The Northern Lights in Scientific and Cultural‐political Contexts 2015-04-28 - 2015-04-28 2015.

  • Haugseth, Peter; Soleim, Marianne Neerland; Wråkberg, Urban. Åpne samtaler i grenselandet. Sør-Varanger Avis 2015; Volum 66 (22).s 8 - 8.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Northern Geo-economics - Transnational Enterprise, State Institutions and Circum-Arctic Collaboration. Open lecture on campus 2014-03-05 - 2014-03-05 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Post-World War II Rebuilding of Finnmark County. Norsk-Russisk Samarbeid for å Gjeninnføre Grunnloven i Finnmark 1944 2014-10-13 - 2014-10-14 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Dark Ecology Conversation 2: Travelling the Borderland. The Dark Ecology Projekt: First Edition Kirkenes-Nikel (prosjekt) 2014-10-09 - 2014-10-12 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Russland og Barentssamarbeidet. Østhavet: lokalavis for Kiberg og Vardø 2014.s 16 - 16.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Russland og Barentssamarbeidet. Nordlys 2014 (231). ISSN 0805-5440.s 3 - 3.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Built Heritage in the Borderlands of the Barents and Baltic Regions. International Conference: Languages and Cultures in the Arctic Region 2014-09-23 - 2014-09-25 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Northern Geo-Economics: The Barents Region in Global Context. #6 North Calotte Symposium 2014: Kirkenes and Vardø 2014-09-05 - 2014-09-05 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. On-going research at Campus Kirkenes. Miniseminar «Hva nå - Barents?» i: Pomorfestivalen 2014 2014-07-25 - 2014-07-25 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Arctic Geo-economics and the Research Challenges of the Northern University. Cold Lands: IX International Interdisciplinary Workshop 2014-05-05 - 2014-05-08 2014.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Institutional Modernization and Continuity in the Russian Northwest: Political Change and the Path-Dependence of Industrial Environmental Impact. ASEH Annual Conference: Confluences, Crossings, and Power 2013-04-03 - 2013-04-06 2013.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Introduction. (fulltekst) 2013 ISBN 978-82-8244-092-9.s 5 - 14.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Contested Methaphors in the European North. (fulltekst) Chto delat newspaper 2013; Volum February.s 14 - 15.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Dilemmas of Forecasting Northern Developments: Globalisation, Regionalism and Transnational Enterprise. Fields of Exploration - Limits of Exploitation 2012-03-09 - 2012-03-09 2012.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Sörlin, Sverker. Project group Arctic Norden: Report on its results 2009-2012. Nordic Spaces and Beyond 2012-08-23 - 2012-08-26 2012.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Crossing Northern Borders of the Western Knowledge System. Border Aesthetics International Conference 2012-09-05 - 2012-09-07 2012.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Challenges of Forecasting Arctic Energy Projects. (fulltekst) Baltic Rim Economies 2011 (3). ISSN 1795-5076.s 38 - 38.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Agents of Northern Development: Transnational Enterprise, State Institutions and Circum-Arctic Collaboration. What Multilateral Institutions, and How Many, does Northern Europe Need? 2011-11-04 - 2011-11-04 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Arctic Energy Projects and their Challenges. Symposium of the Project “Futures of Northern Cross-Border Collaboration” 2011-09-26 - 2011-09-27 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Making Landscapes Visible by Applying Layers of Knowledge. Re-photography: A Dialogue between Past and Present Arctic Landscapes 2011-09-08 - 2011-09-18 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Border and Zonal Aesthetics in Cross-Border Interaction between Northern Europe and Russia. Border Aesthetics Rome Seminars (prosjekt) 2011-05-25 - 2011-05-29 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Scientific Advisors and the Natural Resources of the Polar Regions. Svalbard conference of the research network Narrating the High North, University of Tromsø 2011-09-06 - 2011-09-09 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Geopolitical Discourses in North European Cross-border Travels and Research. International Congress of the Arctic Social Sciences VII 2011-06-22 - 2011-06-26 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Raw Material Industry in the Euroarctic: Path Dependency or Convergence towards Best Practices?. BIPE: Barents International Political Economy: Workshop II 2011-05-17 - 2011-05-18 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Enactments of Drama and Exploration in Northern Eco-Tourism and Cross-Border Travels. Nordic Art Student’s Workshop 2011-03-31 - 2011-03-31 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Technoscience in Cold Regions – A View over the Last Century. ColdTech – Sustainable Cold Climate Technology 2011-03-29 - 2011-03-29 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Assessing the Barents Region: Contemporary Contests and Alliances in Cross-Border Communities. Border Aesthetics research programme funded by the Kulver programme of the Research Council of Norway (prosjekt) 2011-02-21 - 2011-02-25 2011.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. Varmare hav gör Barentsregionen hetare. Bergsmannen JkA: Nordisk Branchtidning för Stål-, Berg- och Mineralindustrierna [Nordic Steel and Mining Review] 2010 (4).s 14 - 17.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. The Geo-economic Rationale of Multilateral Collaboration in the High North. BIPE: Barents International Political Economy: Workshop I 2010-12-14 - 2010-12-15 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. The Northern Dimension Institute: A Short Presentation. The Barents Region –Where Gas meets Ore: Border areas in the North as platforms for industrial cooperation 2010-11-17 - 2010-11-18 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. Scenario Research and Map Design as Instruments of Cross-Border Politics in Northern Europe and Russia. International Council for Central and East European Studies VIII World Congress 2010 2010-07-26 - 2010-07-31 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. The Sami Experience of Developing Scholarship: The Role of Research in Indigenous Identity- making and Sámi Self-determination. IPY: International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference 2010-06-08 - 2010-06-10 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. The Great Game of the Arctic: Geopolitics and Alarmism in Contemporary Publicity on the North. IPY: International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference 2010-06-08 - 2010-06-10 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. Presentation of the Northern Dimension Institute Scientific Thematic Group on Energy amd the Environment. The Calotte Academy 2010 2010-04-10 - 2010-04-10 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. Current Concepts for Cross-border Collaboration in the Barents Region. The North and the Arctic in a New World Development Paradigm 2010-04-08 - 2010-04-09 2010.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F; Tevlina, Victoria V.. Fremad Russland!. (fulltekst) Adresseavisen 2010. ISSN 0805-3804.s 39 - 39.

  • Wråkberg, Urban Sven F; Tevlina, Victoria V.. Vladimir Putin og Dmitrij Medvedev velger svært ulike politiske arbeidsmetoder: Russisk maktkamp. Klassekampen 2010. ISSN 0805-3839.s 21 - 21.

  • Doel, Ron; Wråkberg, Urban; Zeller, Suzanne. Roundtable: The Arctic as Environment: Conceiving the Arctic Landscape from the late Nineteenth Century to the Present. Paradise Lost, Found, and Constructed: Conceptualizing and Transforming Landscapes (prosjekt) 2009-02-25 - 2009-03-01 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Presentation of the Barents Institute and its Role in Furthering Cross-Border Research Collaboration and Regional Development in Northern EU and Russia. Seventh Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group 2009-03-05 - 2009-03-05 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Functions and Meanings of Polar Field Research Stations. 10th Arctic Science Summit Week Arctic Connections (prosjekt) 2009-03-24 - 2009-03-26 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Pomor Zone: Cross-Border Business and Research Collaboration in Northern Norway and Northwest Russia. V Northern Social and Environmental Congress 2009-04-21 - 2009-04-22 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Pomor Zone: Designing a Barents Special Economic Zone. 2009 Calotte Academy: Environmental Politics and Industrial Development, Inari-Kirkenes-Murmansk 2009-05-28 - 2009-06-01 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Struggle for Natural Resources in the Arctic – The Dividing Line. Norway and Russia in the Arctic 2009-08-25 - 2009-08-28 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. "Decolonising Technoscience in Northern Scandinavia: The Role of Scholarship in Indigenous Identity Making and Sámi Self-determination" & “The Idea of a Special Economic Zone on the Coast of the Russian-Norwegian Borderland”. Out of the Cold: Scientific Ways of Knowing in the Circumpolar North 2009-09-04 - 2009-09-09 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Scramble for the Arctic – A Conflict of Geopolitical Discourses?. Resource Exploitation in Polar Areas 2009-11-02 - 2009-11-04 2009.

  • Tevlina, Victoria V.; Wråkberg, Urban Sven F. Russlands nordlige interesser. Nordlys 2009. ISSN 0805-5440.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Tevlina, Victoria V.. V Northern Social and Environmental Congress: Northern dimension of Russia: science, innovations and international cooperation,(Moscow, 21-24 April), 2009. 2009.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Industrial Developments in the North. Pax Nordica 2008: The Arctic: Arena for Re-armament, Development or Global Warming? 2008-02-28 - 2008-02-28 2008.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Organiser & discussant of the panel debate “Placing Border Studies in the North". Cultural Production and Negotiation of Borders 2008-09-11 - 2008-09-13 2008.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Polar Field Research Stations: Functions and Meanings. NORSAGA-CEE research groups joint meeting 2008-10-20 - 2008-10-26 2008.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Review of: Tatjana N. Jackson & Jens Petter Nielsen, eds., Russia-Norway: Physical and Symbolic Borders (Moscow: Languages of Slavonic Culture). Acta Borealia 2008; Volum 25 (1). ISSN 0800-3831.s 73 - 73.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Løyning, Ingunn. Pioneer or Balloonatic?: S. A. Andrée’s Fatal Balloon Expedition towards the North Pole. Contribution in the permanent exhibition of the museum (prosjekt) 2008-11-01 - 2008.

  • Hermansen, Robert; Wråkberg, Urban. Hva skjer i Nordområdene?. Dagens næringsliv 2008. ISSN 0803-9372.s 3 - 3.

  • Wråkberg, Urban; Carlsson-Lenart, Mats. Societal and Historical Perspectives on Polar Research. 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Opportunities for Norwegian-Russian Research Collaboration on the High North. Guest lecture at the Scandinavian section of the MGIMO 2007-03-23 - 2007-03-23 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Barents Institute Agenda for Cross Border Research. IV International Conference: Dynamics of Socio-Economic Processes in the North 2007-04-12 - 2007-04-12 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Barents Region – A New Stavanger Off-shore Industry District? Research Challenges in Northern Europe. Evening lecture 2007-04-18 - 2007-04-18 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Science and Research Co-operation as Foundation for Consensus in the North. Round-table discussion “Russia and Norway: Past and Present” 2007-06-08 - 2007-06-08 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Research Co-operation as Foundation for Consensus in the North. North Calotte Academy 2007 travelling symposium 2007-06-14 - 2007-06-16 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. The Construction and Crossing of Northern Borders. Polar Productions: Concepts and Visions of the North 2007-09-16 - 2007-09-16 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Grensepassasjer mellom territorielle, sosiale og vitenskapelige felt i nord. Web-casted public lecture in the “Saturday University” 2007-11-03 - 2007-11-03 2007.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Barentsinstitutt: Agenda for et nytt forskningsinstitutt. Nordområdesatsingen i møte med den nordlige region 2007-11-29 - 2007-11-29 2007.

  • Aanesen, Margrethe; Wråkberg, Urban. Fra rensing til forskning. (fulltekst) Dagavisen Nordlys 2007.s 3 - 3.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Experiences of Time, Space and Narratives from Pechenga, Prirecny and Pyramiden. Guest lecture 2006-10-13 - 2006-10-13 2006.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Grenser: Norsk-russisk naboskap. RCN Annual Conference on the High North 2006-11-13 - 2006-11-14 2006.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Barents Institute, Kirkenes: Goals and Programme. Constituent workshop of the Open Danish Research Network on Field Based Science 2006-11-23 - 2006-11-24 2006.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Contribution of data for the authors. Gyldendal Akademisk 2006 ISBN 978-82-05-36185-0.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Nature Conservationism and the Arctic Commons of Spitsbergen. Research seminar 2005-05-15 - 2005-05-15 2005.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Polarområdenes gåter. (prosjekt) 2004 ISBN 82-05-32654-1.s 15 - 49.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Historia och kunskapsarkeologi i polartrakterna. (fulltekst) Tvärsnitt 2004 (3). ISSN 0348-7997.s 2 - 7.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Spitsbergen and the European Conservation Movement. ASEH & NCPH Joint Meeting 2004-03-31 - 2004-04-04 2004.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Review of: Torkel Molin, Den rätta tidens mått: Göthiska förbundet, fornforskningen och det antikvariska landskapet (Umeå, 2003). Lychnos 2003. ISSN 0076-1648.s 309 - 314.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Review of: Geir Hestmark, Vitenskap og nasjon: Waldemar Christopher Brøgger 1851-1905 (Oslo: Aschehoug & Co., 1999). Historisk Tidsskrift (Norge) 2000; Volum 79 (4). ISSN 0018-263X.s 534 - 536.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Arktisk gruvdrift: Teknik, vetenskap och historia i norr. 1999 (69). ISSN 1101-5284.s 39 - 52.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. Avstånd i isens och dimmans land: Gissning och precision vid längdmätning i Arktis under 1800-talet. Observatoriemuseets skriftserie 1999; Volum 1. ISSN 1404-3793.s 77 - 93.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. När månen var bättre känd än Arktis. Forskning & Framsteg 1996 (1). ISSN 0015-7937.s 9 - 15.

  • Wråkberg, Urban. A Study Visit at the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence. Nuncius: Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science 1991; Volum 6. ISSN 0394-7394.s 167 - 170.