Narrating the Postcolonial North: Travel, Writing, Performance

The research group Narrating the Postcolonial North: Travel, Writing, Performance does research on cultural and ecologically sustainable tourism development and new interaction practices in the Arctic.

The group

  • Studies natures and cultures at display in the north and emerging forms of experience production in northern tourism, media, and creative industries
  • Studies tourism and culture entrepreneurs’ heritage practices (with)in nature
  • Explores intricate processes of tourism via critical and (post)colonial theories and other relational approaches
  • Addresses indigenous and minority cultures, with Sámi and Kven emphasis
  • Develops knowledge on cultural and ecological sustainability and new cooperative practices in the north
  • Acknowledges complex, contradictory, power-related aspects of tourism
  • Explores interdisciplinarity and new academic and mediatory practices in research

Please see projects and events for further descriptions.