Luleå University of Technology
Dag Avango is a professor of history at the Division of Social Science, Luleå University of Technology. Avango specializes in the history of technology and cultural heritage, with a focus on late modern times. His research lies at the interface between archaeology and history, combining theoretical approaches and methods from history, archaeology, critical heritage studies and STS. In his research, Avango has examined the interaction between people and things in historical processes of change. His focus has been on the history and cultural heritage of the polar areas – the Arctic and Antarctic – exploring how and why historical change processes of change have taken place there, what their consequences were for people and environments and why. Avango is PI and director of REXSAC (together with Ninis Rosqvist) and leads Research Tasks 6 & 7.
- New articles in The Journal of Northern Studies
- Gruvor och hållbar utveckling i norra Sverige
- Book chapters – The politics of arctic resources: Change and continuity in the "Old North" of Northern Europe
- Gradmålingsstasjonen i Sorgfjorden: en kulturhistorisk dokumentasjon
- Book chapter: Heritage, Conservation, and the Geopolitics of Svalbard: Writing the History of Arctic Environments
- Book chapter: Opp og ned i 100 år: Sveagruva 1917-2017
- New Handbook featuring REXSAC researchers Nuttall and Avango
- REXSAC researchers contribute to new book, "Competing Arctic Futures"
- Heritage and change in the Arctic
- Industrial heritage sites in polar regions: Sources of historical information
- Att konstruera naturresurser: industriella framtidsvisioner om Svalbard 1870-1930