Blog Archive: Norway

Inntravel Discovery Day

Inntravel Discovery Day

This past week, Inntravel, a tour operator based in Yorkshire and one of Arctic Encounters’ partners, held their tri-annual Discovery Day, drawing clients, journalists, suppliers and stakeholders from around the country

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The journey of Darkness

The journey of Darkness

Arctic Encounters will over the next three years merge with Dark Ecology through various exhibitions, exports and travel events. Read Britt Kramvig and Berit Kristoffersens fieldnotes from the first journey.

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Michael Bravo's Postcolonial Arctic keynote

Michael Bravo's Postcolonial Arctic keynote

Dr Michael Bravo’s inspirational keynote lecture from The Postcolonial Arctic conference held in Leeds this past May is now available online.

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Jokkmokk

Jokkmokk

Arctic Encounters is about the relationship between images of the Arctic and Arctic practices, so Britt and Simone decided to take the reindeer by the antlers and travel to the Jokkmokk annual Sami market. Here they’ve penned some of their thoughts…

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Reflections on Arctic Frontiers 2014

Reflections on Arctic Frontiers 2014

Last week Tromsø hosted the Arctic Frontiers 2014 conference, a six-day mega-event on development in the region which has been called the ‘Davos of Arctic gatherings’. Leeds University PhD student William Davies attended and gives us the scoop.

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What can a ‘green fjord’ look like?

What can a ‘green fjord’ look like?

Some insights from the international environmental conference in Geiranger, a UNESCO-listed fjord town, where various visions and possibilities for eco-tourism have been explored.

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‘A different reality’ — but for whom? Tourists, whales and Northern Norway’s Klondike industry

‘A different reality’ — but for whom? Tourists, whales and Northern Norway’s Klondike industry

This past weekend, Arctic Encounters’ Norwegian researchers, Britt and Berit, took to the waters off the cost of Tromsø on the hunt for whale(watchers).

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The Anthropocene Arctic

The Anthropocene Arctic

Across multiple discourses, the Arctic is presented more and more as the emblem of the Anthropocene. What is the role that tourism is playing in the unintended consequences of anthropogenic change? If the Anthropocene is a designation that brings primary responsibility for environmental change to humans, how can this be reconciled with increasing tourism and travel in the Arctic?

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Interview with Ronny Brunvoll, director of the Svalbard Tourist Board

Interview with Ronny Brunvoll, director of the Svalbard Tourist Board

Arctic Encounters sat down with Ronny Brunvoll, the director of Svalbard Reiseliv (and Longyearbyen’s biggest Liverpool FC fan), to talk about the current state of tourism in the Arctic archipelago.

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