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, media, and new interaction practices in the Arctic.
- 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.
Stein Roar Mathisen, professor
Brynhild Granås, førsteamanuensis
Britt Kramvig, professor
Trine Kvidal-Røvik, førsteamanuensis
Kjell Olsen, professor