Steinar Aas

Faculty of Social Sciences
Study location
Bodø, Samfunnet 404
Areas of expertise
Urban history/Urban planning, Bodø during second world war, European history, Fascism/national socialism, Dissemination, Soccer, History didactics, Historical theory and methods, War history, Women studies/gender history, Local and regional history, Memory studies, Modern history, Norwegian history, High North, Polar history/Circumpolar history, Social history, Labour history
Name: Steinar Aas
Professor at Nord university since 2012
Dr.artium from UiT in 2007
1993-1998Senoir consultant, Department of History, Faculty of Social Science, University of Tromsø
1998-2001Researcher/historian €“ Narvik municipality, Narvik, Norway
2001-2010Office manager, Department of History, Faculty of Social Science, University of Tromsø
2010-2012Researcher/historian €“ University College Bodø/University of Nordland, Bodø, Norway
Gives lectures in modern Norwegian and European history, as well as memory studies connected to World War II. has courses in fascism/nationalsocialism (Italy/Germany), Urban history, local and regional history, historical didactics.
Do research on the interwar period, urbanisation and urban life, as well as urban planning is a vital topic. Modernisation processes, polar history, political history and the use of history (memory studies) is topics for my research too. Second World War and Norwegian experiences is also in focus.