Webinar: Flying towards the Great North through countries and cultures

Webinar in commemoration of the “Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile transpolar flight” landing in Oslo 15 April 1926.

Start date:

15 April 2021 09:00

End date:

15 April 2021 12:45

Location:

Zoom
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The Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile transpolar flight. Photo: Wilse/Oslo Museum
​​95th anniversary The Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile transpolar flight 1926-2021


Programme:

09:00
Welcome – by professor Steinar Aas, Nord university

09:15 - 10:00
«From dragons, via airplanes, to airships: Roald Amundsen and the aeronautics, 1909-1926”, by professor em. Roald Berg, University of Stavanger.

10:00 short break

10:00 - 10:20
International meteorological cooperation in addition to the Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile trans-polar flight by phd. student Pier Paolo Alfei, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano.

10:30 - 11:00
Polar explorers and exploration and the media, by professor Steinar Aas, Nord university.

11:10 - 11:40
A place in the ‘midnight sun’? Fascist Italy and the International Polar Exhibition Bergen (1937-1939) – by Dr. Fabio Ferrarini (Phd.), Università degli Studi di Milano.

11:45 - 12:15
Welcome to Roald Amundsen’s home – by consultant Anders Bache, Roald Amundsens Hjem, Follo Museum, Museene i Akershus.

12:20 - 12:40
Vadsø – in the memory of the polar flight, by Lisbeth R. Dragnes, Varanger museum

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Meeting ID: 657 7641 7912 
Passcode: 765927

Start date:

15 April 2021 09:00

End date:

15 April 2021 12:45

Location:

Zoom