Publications

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Stjernström, Olof, Albina Pashkevich, and Dag Avango. 2020. ‘Contrasting views on co-management of indigenous natural and cultural heritage – Case of Laponia World Heritage site, Sweden’, Polar Record: 1-11.

Avango, Dag, and Peter Sköld. 2019. ‘Introduction’, Journal of Northern Studies, 2019.

Avango, Dag. 2017. ‘Remains of industry in the polar regions: histories, processes, heritage’, Entreprises et histoire, 87: 133-49.

Avango, Dag, Per Högselius, and David Nilsson. 2017. “Swedish Explorers, In-Situ Knowledge, and Resource-Based Business in the Age of Empire.”  Scandinavian Journal of History. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03468755.2017.1380923.

Vikström, Hanna, Per Högselius, and Dag Avango. 2017. “Swedish steel and global resource colonialism: Sandviken’s quest for Turkish chromium, 1925–1950.”  Scandinavian Economic History Review. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03585522.2017.1369152.

Hacquebord, Louwrens, and Dag Avango. 2016. “Industrial Heritage Sites in Polar Regions: sources of historical information.”  Polar Science 10 (3): 433-440. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polar.2016.06.005.

Avango, Dag. “Spetsbergen och sveriges roll i den globala resurskolonialismen.” Ymer no. 135, (2015):151-176.

Robin, Libby, Dag Avango, Luke Keogh, Nina Möllers, Bernd Scherer and Helmuth Trischler, ‘Three Galleries of the Anthropocene’, The Anthropocene Review Vol. 1(3) 2014. pp. 207–224 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2053019614550533

Avango Louwrens Hacquebord and Urban Wråkberg. “Industrial Extraction of Arctic Natural Resources since the Sixteenth Century: Technoscience and Geo-Economics in the History of Northern Whaling and Mining.” Journal of Historical Geography http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2014.01.001 (2014).

Avango, Dag. “Arktiska framtider och resurser: industriarvet som källa.” Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift 65,  (2013): 52-71.

Avango, Dag, Annika E. Nilsson and Peder Roberts. “Assessing Arctic Futures: Voices, Resources, Governance.” Polar Journal https://doi.org/10.1080/2154896X.2013.790197 (2013).

Dag Avango, Louwrens Hacquebord, Ypie Aalders, Hidde de Haas, Ulf Gustafsson and Frigga Kruse, ‘Between markets and geo-politics : natural resource exploitation on Spitsbergen from 1600 to the present day’, Polar Record, Vol. 47 (2010), 29-39. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247410000069

Louwrens Hacquebord and Dag Avango, ‘Settlements in an Arctic Resource Frontier Region’, Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 46 (2009), 25-39. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40645461

Dag Avango and Louwrens Hacquebord, ‘The history and heritage of natural resource exploitation in the Arctic and Antarctic : the LASHIPA project’, Patrimoine de l’industrie, Vol. 19 (2008), 7-16.

Journal articles (other)

Avango, Dag. 2016. “Att konstruera naturresurser: industriella framtidsvisioner om Svalbard 1870-1930.” Ottar no. 310 (2):41-49.

Avango, Dag, and Peder Roberts, “Resource extraction and sustainable arctic communities.” TICCIH Bulletin no. 71:1 (2016):12.

Avango, Dag, Per Högselius, and Hanna Vikström, “Colonizing the poles.” Seminar no. 673 (2015).

Avango, Dag, and Anders Houltz, “Maths Isacson – att förstå det globala i det lokala.” Fabrik og bolig (2015): 3-6.

Avango, Dag and Anders Houltz. “Industriarvet Idag.” Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift 65,  (2013): 5-9.

Sörlin, Sverker, Avango, Dag and Wormbs, Nina, ‘Arktis framtid är vår’, Glänta, Vol 12:1 (2012), 32-40

Patrick Martin, E. and Dag Avango, ‘Marie Nisser’,  News of the Society for Industrial Archeology (2011).

Dag Avango and Anders Houltz, ‘The Imprints of Industry : Marie Nisser and the Development of Industrial Heritage Research in Sweden’, Patrimoine de l’industrie : resources, practiques, cultures, Vol. 26 (2011), 151-60.

Dag Avango, ‘Integrating the Human Dimension in IPY 2007–2009: Reflections on the Achievements in Sweden’, Journal of Northern Studies, Vol. 2009 (2009), 115-27.

Dag Avango and Sverker Sörlin, ‘Humanities and Social Sciences in the International Polar Year: Issues and Projects from a Swedish Perspective’, Journal of Northern Studies, Vol. 1 (2007), 143-54.

Dag Avango, ‘National report for Sweden’, Patrimoine de l’industrie, Vol. 15 (2006), 227-37.

Books

Avango, Dag, and Peter Johannes Brugmans. 2018. Opp og ned i 100 år: Sveagruva 1917-2017 (Svalbard Museum: Longyearbyen).

Dag Avango, Sveagruvan: Svensk gruvhantering mellan industri, diplomati och geovetenskap (Stockholm: Jernkontoret, 2005).

Dag Avango, Pythagoras – en verkstadsindustri och kulturmiljö i Norrtälje (Norrtälje: stiftelsen Pythagoras, 1998).

Edited books

Dag Avango and Marie Nisser, eds., Stålindustri och tung utrustning – vad kan vi bevara? (Stockholm: Jernkontorets Bergshistoriska Utskott, 2006).

Dag Avango and Brita Lundström, eds., Industrin avtryck – perspektiv på ett forskningsfält (Eslöv: Brutus Östlings bokförlag Symposion, 2003).

Editorship for journals

Dag Avango and Anders Houltz, Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift, No: 65, 2013.

Dag Avango and Per Lagerås, Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift, No: 63, 2012.

Book sections / chapters

Avango, Dag, Jan Kunnas, Maria Pettersson, Örjan Pettersson, Peder Roberts, Lovisa Solbär, Paul Warde, and Urban Wråkberg. 2019. ‘Constructing northern Fennoscandia as a mining region.’ in Carina Keskitalo (ed.), The Politics of Arctic Resources : Change and Continuity in the “Old North” of Northern Europe (Routledge: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY).

Avango, Dag. 2018. ‘Extracting the future in Svalbard.’ in Nina Wormbs (ed.), Competing Arctic Futures: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan: Cham).

Avango, Dag. 2018. ‘Historical Sites and Heritage in the Polar Regions.’ in Mark Nuttal, Torben Røjle  Christensen and Martin Siegert (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions (Routledge: London).

Wenche Eide, E. , Carina H Keskitalo, Kit M.  Kovacs, Randi B.  Ingvaldsen, Andrey N.  Petrov, Maria  Pettersson, Lovisa Solbär, Natalia  Anisimova, Peter  Arbo, Dag  Avango, Per  Axelsson, Rasmus  Benestad, Padmini  Dalpadado, Andrey  Dolgov, Niklas  Eklund, Elena  Eriksen, Martin  Forsius, Anne Kirstine  Frie, Antti  Hannukkala, John Richard  Hansen, Ketil  Isaksen, Edda  Johannnesen, Lis L.  Jørgensen, Hossain  Kamrul, Asta  Kietäväinen, Tor  Knutsen, Oleg  Korneev, Dmitry Lajus, Kari  Lehtonen, Pavel  Ljubin, Michal  Luszczuk, Dieter  Müller, Emma  Orlova†, Willy  Østreng, Geir  Ottersen, Stanislav  Patin, Vladimir  Pavlov, Örjan  Pettersson, Øyvind  Ravna, Peder  Roberts, Hein Rune  Skjoldal, Peter  Sköld, Päivi  Soppela, Adam  Stepien, Olof  Stjernström, Petteri  Vihervaara, Bob  van Oort, Cecilie  von Quillfeldt, and Paul  Warde. 2017. ‘Status of the natural and human environments.’ in AMAP (ed.), Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Barents Area (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP): Oslo).

Avango, Dag, and Peder Roberts. 2017. “Industrial heritage and Arctic mining sites: material remains as resources for the present – and the future.” In Heritage and Change in the Arctic: resources for the present, and the future, edited by Robert C Thomsen and Lill Rastad Bjørst, 127-158. Aalborg: Aalborg University Press.

Robin D. Avango, L. Keogh, N. Möllers, and H. Trischler,”Displaying the Anthropocene in and beyond the museums,” in Curating the future : museums, communities and climate change, Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner Ed., Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017, pp. 252-266.

Avango, Dag and P. Roberts, “Heritage, Conservation, and the Geopolitics of Svalbard: Writing the History of Arctic Environments,” in Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the age of polar exploration to the era of the anthropocene, Lill-Ann Körber, Scott MacKenzie, Anna Westerståhl Stenport Ed., Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 125-143.

Avango, Dag, “Working geopolitics: sealing, whaling, and industrialized Antarctica,” in Handbook on the politics of Antarctica, Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings, Peder Roberts Ed., Cheltenham UK; Northhampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, pp. 485-506.

Avango, Dag. “Acting artefacts: on the meanings of material culture in Antarctica.” In Antarctica and the Humanities, edited by Peder Roberts, Adrian Howkins and Lize-Marie Van der Watt, 159-179 (London: Palgrave macmillan, 2016).

Avango, Dag and Lena Grönlund-Myrberg. “Falun copper mine – industrial heritage in mining futures”, in Albrecht, Helmuth and Friederike Hansell., Industrial and Mining Landscapes within world heritage context. (Freiberg: 2014).

Avango, Dag. “Heritage in Action: Historical Remains in Polar Conflicts”, in Sverker Sörlin, Science, Geopolitics, and Culture in the Polar Regions. Norden Beyond Borders (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), 329-356.

Avango, Dag and Per Högselius. “Under the Ice: Exploring the Arctic’s Energy.” In Miyase Christensen, Annika E. Nilsson and Nina  Wormbs, When the Ice Breaks: Media, Science, and the Politics of Climate Change (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013), 128-156.

Dag Avango and Louwrens Hacquebord, ‘Polar Industrial Heritage Sites as Resources for Historical Research’, in David Munroe, ed., Industrial and Cultural Heritage: South Georgia in Context (Dundee: South Georgia Heritage Trust, 2012), 17-32.

Dag Avango and Anders Houltz, ‘“The essence of the adventure”: narratives of Arctic work and engineering in the early 20th century’, in Louwrens Hacquebord, ed., LASHIPA: History of Large Scale Resource Exploitation in Polar Areas (Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing, 2012).

Dag Avango, ‘Prospecting camps for mineral resources and Arctic politics: the LASHIPA 9 expedition’, in Sofia Rickberg, ed., Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2010 (Stockholm: Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, 2011), 30-5.

Dag Avango, ‘Antarctic stations between whaling, science and geopolitics : the LASHIPA 8 expedition’, in Sofia Rickberg, ed., Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2010 (Stockholm: Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, 2011), 10-3.

Dag Avango, ‘LASHIPA 6 – Archaeological field investigations of whaling stations at South Georgia’, in Sofia Rickberg, ed., Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2009 (Stockholm: Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, 2010), 31-3.

Dag Avango and Louwrens Hacquebord, ‘LASHIPA 5 – the archaeology of natural resource exploitation and geo-politics on Svalbard’, in Ann Thoren, ed., Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2008 (Stockholm: Polarforskningssekretariatet, 2009), 32-3.

Dag Avango and Anders Houltz, ‘Arbetets hjältar? Skildringar av liv och arbete i Arktis under tidigt 1900-tal’, in Anders Houltz, Brita Lundström, Lars Magnusson, Mats Morell, Marie Nisser and Eva Silvén, eds., Arbete pågår – i tankens mönster och kroppens miljöer (Uppsala: Uppsala Universitet, 2008), 37-88.

Dag Avango and Louwrens Hacquebord, ‘LASHIPA 4 – Natural resources and geo-politics from 1600 to the present, cases from Grønfjorden, Svalbard’, in Sofia Rickberg, ed., Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2007 (Stockholm: Polarforskningssekretariatet, 2008), 80-6.

Dag Avango and Louwrens Hacquebord, LASHIPA 3 – Industry and its impacts in the polar areas from 1600 till present (Stockholm: Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, 2007), 62-6.

Dag Avango, ‘Sveagruvan och Svalbardtraktaten : samarbete och konflikt i kamp om ingenmansland’, in Anne Louise Kemdal, Helene Sjunnesson and Lars Paulsson, eds., Daedalus 2005: Tekniska museets årsbok (Stockholm: Tekniska museet, 2005), 65-90.

Dag Avango, ‘Industriminnesforskning på Svalbard : tolkningar av kulturlandskapet vid Sveagruvan’, in Jernkontoret. Bergshistoriska utskottet, ed., Arktisk gruvdrift II. Teknik, vetenskap och historia i norr (Stockholm: Jernkontoret. Bergshistoriska utskottet, 2004), 1-22.

Dag Avango, ‘Vägen till Braganzavågen’, in Sven Widmalm, ed., Artefakter. Industrin, vetenskapen och de tekniska nätverken (Hedemora: Gidlunds, 2004), 27-60.

Dag Avango, ‘Aktanter i ingenmanslandet: den svenska gipsbrytningen på Svalbard’, in Dag Avango and Brita Lundström, eds., Industrins avtryck. Perspektiv på ett forskningsfält (Stockholm: 2003), 173-206.

Dag Avango, ‘Knowledge and Legitimacy: the Role of 19th Century Swedish Polar Research for the Development of a Swedish Coalmine on Svalbard’, in Eugene Bouzney, ed., International Scientific cooperation in the Arctic (Moskva: 2002), 175.

Reports

Arlov, Thor B., Dag Avango, and Per Kyrre Reymert. 2018. “Gradmålingsstasjonen i Sorgfjorden: en kulturhistorisk dokumentasjon.” In. Trondheim-Tromsø-Stockholm: NTNU – KTH.

Dag Avango and Sander Solnes. ”Registrering av kulturminner i Pyramiden. Registrering utfört på oppdrag fra Sysselmannen på Svalbard” (Sysselmannen på Svalbard / Governor of Svalbard: Longyearbyen, 2013).

Dag Avango. “Report on the ICOMOS Advisory Mission to Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (C1099) 18th-20th March 2014” (ICOMOS: Paris, 2014).

Dag Avango, Lazare Elondou, ‘Mission Report: Reactive Monitoring Mission to Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape World Heritage Property (South Africa) 15 – 20 January 2012’, (Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)).

Dag Avango, Ulf Gustafsson, Louwrens Hacquebord and Gustav Rossnes, ‘LASHIPA 8: Archaeological Expedition to South Orkney, South Shetland and the Antarctic Peninsula 6 March – 2 April 2010’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, Forthcoming).

Ulf Gustafsson, Dag Avango, Bjørn L. Basberg and Gustav Rossnes, ‘LASHIPA 6 : Archaeological Expedition on South Georgia 3 March – 12 April’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2011).

Dag Avango, Hidde De Haas and Frigga Kruse, ‘LASHIPA 9: Archaeological Expedition on Spitsbergen 31 July – 15 August’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2010).

Dag Avango, Seth DePasqual, Ulf Gustafsson, Hidde De Haas, Louwrens Hacquebord, Cameron Hartnell and Frigga Kruse, ‘LASHIPA 5: Archaeological Expedition on Spitsbergen 27 July – 17 August’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2009).

Dag Avango, Ypie Aalders, Ulf Gustafsson, Hidde De Haas, Louwrens Hacquebord and Cameron Hartnell, ‘LASHIPA 4: Archaeological Expedition on Svalbard August 2-25, 2007’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2008).

Dag Avango, Louwrens Hacquebord, Ulf Gustafsson and Cameron Hartnell, ‘LASHIPA 3: Archaeological Expedition on Spitsbergen August 7-24, 2006’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2008).

Dag Avango and Arne Kaijser, ‘Vetenskaplig forskning – teknisk förändring – industriell förnyelse : slutrapportering av ett forskningsprojekt finansierat av Riksbankens jubileumsfond 1998-2007’ (Stockholm: Avdelningen för teknik- och vetenskapshistoria KTH, 2008), 46.

Dag Avango, Louwrens Hacquebord, Ulf Gustafsson and Cameron Hartnell, ‘LASHIPA 2: Archaeological Expedition on Svalbard August 8-20, 2005’,   (Groningen: Arctic Center, University of Groningen, 2007).

Patrick E Martin, Dag Avango, Susan Martin, Louwrens Hacquebord, Miles Oglethorpe, Marie Nisser and Gustav Rossnes, ‘Industrial Heritage in the Arctic: Research and Training in Svalbard, August 2004’,   (Houghton: Groningen: Stockholm: 2005).

Dag Avango, ‘Gruvindustriella lämningar på östra sidan av Grønfjorden, Svalbard’,   (Stockholm: Dep of History of Science & Technology, 2005), 14.

Dag Avango, ‘Industriminnen från den svenska driftsperioden vid Sveagruvan 1917-1925’,   (Stockholm: Dep of History of Science & Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, 2002), 47.