Echoes In Ice: An Examination of Arctic History and Exploration

UBC Continuing Studies Course

4 sessions: Thursday Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18 and Feb 25, 2016

7:00pm-9:00pm  Cost: $100

Location: Vancouver Maritime Museum

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Learn more about recent research in Arctic history and enjoy the opportunity to see artifacts from the Vancouver Maritime Museum’s collections that are normally in storage.  All the speakers in this series have worked on aspects of the Canadian Arctic and have traveled there over the past decades.  Talks relate to the museum's current exhibition "Across the Top of the World".  

Topics and speakers include:

  •  Sue Rowley, PhD, The Archaeology of the Inuit
  •  Robyn Woodward, PhD, The Archaeology of Arctic Exploration
  •  Captain Ken Burton, Director, VMM, Across the NW Passage: Sailing the St. Roch II
  •  Hector Williams, PhD, FSA, Digging Up the Bay: The Archaeology and History of the Hudson's Bay Company in the North