Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

Here we present new collections, exhibitions, publications etc.

08/03 2017

Greenland was only on the fringes of the Second World War. But the changes it brought continue to have a profound impact. 

Read the article about "T...

07/03 2017

Iben Bjørnsson has released a new podcast - this time about the Thule Air Base. Listen to the podcast (in Danish only) and all the other podcasts at...

03/02 2017

Once again Iben Bjørnsson has, in collaboration with the Arctic Journal, written an article based on the series of podcasts. This article is based on...

03/02 2017

Iben bjørnsson has produced a new podcast - this time about 2nd World War in Greenland.

The podcast is in Danish.

Listen to the podcast here ->

31/01 2017

Our neighbor in The Arctic House, Chroma Film, has documented the restoration of the Blue Church in Sisimiut, Greenland.

The Blue Church is one of...

27/01 2017

The Polar Library is one of the World´s largest and most diverse collections of research and books about the Arctic Regions. The library is an...

09/01 2017

We continuously upload photos to our photo database Arktiske Billeder. The latest that we have uploaded is a collection consisting of 219 dias taken...

20/12 2016

In Danish Arctic Institute we have a large collection of bust sculptures made by Eigil Knuth, and the collection is now registered and photographed. ...

09/12 2016

Based on the podcast "Da de danske "fruentimre" kom til Grønland" Iben Bjørnsson has written the article "The Diary of Henriette Egede" about the...

01/12 2016

It is almost Christmas, and at the Danish Arctic Institute we wish to draw attention to our collection by Andreas Lund-Drosvad ( "Suko"). In 1932 he...

Foto: Jette Bang (gjb03858), Qullissat 1939

For further information please contact Danish Arktisk Institut

+45 3231 5055