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Research Arctic Centre Collaboration Dutch collaboration Willem Barentsz Polar Institute SEES.nl/2020 Information for participants Research plans

A comparative cultural history study about the symbolic value of expeditions

Adwin de Kluyver

A comparative cultural history study about the symbolic value of expeditions. By interviews, text and image analysis and observation the SEES 2020 expedition will be compared with the 1878 schooner Willem Barents expedition to Spitsbergen and Nova Zembla. The WB 1878 journey is the first Dutch scientific arctic expedition. In the book there will be made a comparison with the latest Dutch scientific expedition.

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