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Researcher: Nielsen, HE (Dr Hanne Nielsen)

Fields of Research

Tourism management
Environmental sociology
Social change
Impacts of tourism
Environment policy
Literary studies
Other language, communication and culture
Other Indigenous studies
Historical studies
History of empires, imperialism and colonialism
Environmental politics
Research, science and technology policy
Drama, theatre and performance studies
Climate change processes
International relations
Literature in German
Social psychology
Urban geography
Other creative arts and writing
Environmental philosophy
Other environmental sciences
Other history, heritage and archaeology
Cultural studies
Musicology and ethnomusicology
Social geography
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Performing arts
Gender studies
Space, maritime and aviation law
Defence studies
Cultural geography
Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
Fine arts
Creative writing (incl. scriptwriting)
Natural resource management
Social and personality psychology
Communication studies

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Other culture and society
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
International organisations
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Understanding past societies
Protection and conservation of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Tourism services
Understanding the past of the Americas
Other education and training
The performing arts
Conserving natural heritage
Other environmental management
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Women's and maternal health
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Tourism infrastructure development
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Intelligence, surveillance and space
Understanding climate change
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Water policy (incl. water allocation)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Antarctica just has this hero factor...': Gendered barriers to Australian Antarctic research and remote fieldwork; PLoS ONE
'Gateway Tourism': Exploring Antarctica in Tasmania; Tourism in Tasmania
'Scott of the Antarctic' on the German Stage: Reinhard Goering's Die Südpolexpedition des Kapitäns Scott; New Theatre Quarterly
60 Years of the Antarctic Treaty: Interview with Ryk Goddard
A decade of shaping the futures of polar early career researchers: a legacy of the International Polar Year; Polar Record
All Eyes On Antarctica: ATCM XLIV; Australian Outlook
American cows in Antarctica: Richard Byrd's polar dairy as symbolic settler colonialism; Journal of Colonialism & Colonial History
Antarctic Protected Areas: A Humanities and Social Sciences Perspective
Antarcticness at the ends of the world; Antarcticness: Inspirations and imaginaries
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) World Summit; The Polar Journal
Book review of 'Toward Antarctica: An Exploration'
Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration: 1750-1920, by Ben Maddison
Cows in Antarctica? How one expedition milked them for all their worth
Cruises, crowds and fragile ecosystems: the delicate dance of Antarctic tourism by Peter Hannam
Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences; The Polar Journal
Discovery of the Endurance shipwreck in Antarctica
Exploring Antarctica: how is a continent dedicated to peace and science governed?
Fictional Representations of Antarctic Tourism and Climate Change: To the Ends of the World; Postcolonial Literatures of Climate Change
From gateway to custodian city: Understanding urban residents' sense of connectedness to Antarctica; Geographical Research
Gendered power relations and sexual harassment in Antarctic science and remote fieldwork in the age of #MeToo; Gender and Sexuality at Work: A Multidisciplinary Research and Engagement Conference
Gendered power relations and sexual harassment in Antarctic science in the age of #metoo; Australian Feminist Studies
Hoofprints in Antarctica: Byrd, media, and the golden Guernseys; Polar Journal
How is Antarctica changing and what will the greater impacts be? Interview by Richelle Hunt and Kirsten Diprose
Identifying with Antarctica in the Ecocultural Imaginary; Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity
International Women's Day Special on Challenges facing Women in Antarctica
Interview with John X
Is COVID-19 helping or hindering effective management of Antarctic tourism?
Knowledge, Language, and Antarctica: Teaching, Studying, and Theorizing at the Ends of the Earth; Handbook of the Changing World Language Map
Leading expeditions in Antarctica was considered a man's job for far too long - meet the women who are changing that, by Stefanie Waldek
More than 100,000 tourists will head to Antarctica this summer. Should we worry about damage to ecosystems on the ice?
Our neighbour to the South: the Antarctic treaty
POLAR2018: where the poles come together a report from an Antarctic perspective; The Polar Journal
Radio interview
Recruitment advertising for Antarctic personnel: between adventure and routine; Polar Record
Remembering Antarctica’s nuclear past with ‘Nukey Poo’
Report on the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group (HASSEG)
Research shows human carbon footprint on Antarctica: interview with Annie Guest
Rethinking Tasmania’s regionality from an Antarctic perspective: flipping the map; M/C Journal
Save the penguins: Antarctic advertising and the PR of protection; Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences
SCAR Tourism Action Group (Ant-TAG)
Scott at the opera: interpreting Das Opfer (1937); Polar Journal
Selling the south: Marketing and commercialisation of Antarctica; Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica
Southern Ocean Action Plan 2021-2030: In support of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
Staging the Construction of Place in Two Antarctic Plays; Performing Ice
Staging the south: two contemporary Antarctic plays; The Polar Journal
The #MeToo Movement Faces Unique Hurdles: interview with Gina Rushton
The Polar Journal; The Polar Journal
The scientist meets the tour operator (#162)
Tourism and Antarctica: Interview with Louise Saunders
Towards the Incorporation of the Humanities and Social Sciences into Large Polar Research Projects: Workshop Report
What and who is an Antarctic ambassador?; Polar Record
Worries as tourists flock to Antarctica in wake of pandemic by Nick Grimm

Research Projects

ADAPT - Adaptation pathways through knowledge co-production to anticipate Antarctica uncertain tourism futures; Dutch Research Council (NWO) (DRC)
Creative Antarctica: Australian Artists and Writers in the Far South; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Gender Equity in Antarctic Research ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Transforming Tourists' Antarctic Experience; Australian Research Council (ARC)
AAD-UTAS public engagement collaboration
Investigating the role of Australian ice core research within the formation of Australian water security policies and their relevant successes - PhD top up

Research Candidate Supervision