Urban Wråkberg



Urban Wråkberg

Academic title(s)



UiT The Arctic University of Norway


Tourism and Northern Studies


Research, supervision & teaching


PO Box 107

Zip code




Visible Email Address

urban.wrakberg at uit.no

Short biography

Visit the web site of the Arctic University of Norway – Northern Studies Research Group

Recent publications

Urban Wråkberg, “Northern Crossroads: Tourism and Cultural Heritage in Subarctic and Central Europe” in: High North Crossroads: Nordic-Russian Tourism, Heritage and Borderland Politics, eds., Peter Haugseth, Olga Ivanicheva and Urban Wråkberg. Murmansk Arctic State University, Murmansk. (forthcoming)

Nadir Kinossian & Urban Wråkberg, “Palimpsests in the North European Borderland: The Border-Aesthetics of Post-Soviet Space”, in: Border Aesthetics: Concepts and Intersections, eds., Johan Schimanski and Stephen F. Wolfe, Time and the World: Interdisciplinary Studies in Cultural Transformations vol. 3, Berghahn Publishers, London and New York, 2017), pp. 90-110.

Peter Haugseth & Urban Wråkberg, “Tourism Experiences of Post-Soviet Arctic Borderlands”, in: Arctic Tourism Experiences: Production, Consumption & Sustainability, eds. Young-Sook Lee, Nina Prebensen & David Weaver (CABI, Wallingford, 2017), pp. 181-190.

Ronald E. Doel, Urban Wråkberg & Suzanne Zeller, “Science, Environment, and the New Arctic, Journal of Historical Geography 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.003

Urban Wråkberg & Karin Granqvist, “Decolonizing Technoscience in Northern Scandinavia: The Role of Scholarship in Sámi Emancipation and the Indigenization of Western Science”, Journal of Historical Geography 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.005

Role in Tensions of Europe


Research interests

Security, Mobilty, Energy, Governance, Environment

Additional research interests

interdisciplinary studies