Katherine Burlingame

Expert Member - Norway (April 2024)

University of Oslo

Katherine Burlingame Kollwitz is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oslo on the project Relics of Nature: An Archaeology of Natural Heritage in the High North funded by the Research Council of Norway. She has a PhD in human geography, sits on the international editorial advisory board for the Landscape Research journal, and is an active member of ICOMOS Sweden. Her current fieldwork investigates the UNESCO World Heritage Laponian Area with a particular focus on Sarek National Park in Sweden to study tourism impacts in remote environments and the natural and cultural consequences of glacial melting and rapid climate change.

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To get in touch: katherine.burlingame@iakh.uio.no


Arctic heritage; contemporary archaeology; landscape geography; critical heritage studies; icy humanities