Lena Aarekol, Phd. Associate professor and Director, The Polar Museum, Tromsø University Museum, The Arctic University of Norway. Aarekol wrote her doctoral dissertation on Kven Culture and memory studies in 2009. Being the Director at the Polar Museum since 2010, she has produced several exhibitions on polar history and research. Her research area includes museums, minority politics and history, memory studies, gender, masculinity, childhood history in the Arctic, polar history, tourism and Arctic big game hunting.
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