Victoria Nuviala

Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo – Universidad de Buenos Aires (FADU, UBA)

Assistant professor of History of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Buenos Aires. She earned a PhD in Archaeology from the University of Buenos Aires on the topic of Daily life of Industrial Whalers in Antarctica (20th Century) She participated on the Argentine Antarctic Program as a Research Assistant on Cultural and Historic Antarctic Heritage Projects. Victoria co-chaired the Informal Discussion on Historic Sites and Monuments (ATS), and was a member of the Argentinian Delegation at the XIV Committee on Environmental Protection and the XXXV Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) held in Buenos Aires (2011) She has been part of several research projects on Antarctic Research Camps; Southern Patagonia Historical Archaeology, and more recently on the perception of individuals of Material Culture and Heritage in Antarctic tourism. Recently has worked as Lecturer onboard of Antarctic tourism ships.

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Currently is developing a postdoctoral research on the History of Antarctic Architecture & Urbanism, and its future as Cultural-Historical Heritage.

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Areas of interest

Polar Architecture & Urbanism

Gender Studies 

Cultural Studies 

Material Culture Studies 

Modernity & Postmodernity in Antarctica  

Historical Archaeology


Architecture – Urbanism – Gender - Dwelling – Narratives Alternative – Modern – Postmodern – Otherness & Animality – Industrial Whalers