Peder Roberts

Base

Name

Peder Roberts

Academic title(s)

Dr

Institute

KTH

Department

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Short biography

I am a historian with a particular interest in the science, politics, and the polar regions during the twentieth century. I am project leader of the European Research Council project “Greening the Poles: Science, the Environment, and the Creation of the Modern Arctic and Antarctic” and sit on the executive committee of the NordForsk Centre of Excellence in Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities. My┬áresearch interests cover the history of science, politics, industry, and environmental management in the polar regions with a particular focus on the years 1945-1991.

Role in Tensions of Europe

Participant

Research interests

Energy, Environment

Additional research interests

Polar regions, oceans, science