Arctic Encounters

Arctic Encounters: Contemporary Travel/Writing in the European High North

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HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) Joint Research Programme II Grant, 2013 – 2016

This groundbreaking, collaborative and multi-disciplinary project looks at the increasingly important role of cultural tourism in fashioning twenty-first-century understandings of the European Arctic. The project is headquartered at Leeds and involves academic partners from Denmark, Iceland and Norway, as well as a number of associated non-academic partners.

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