Leane, Elizabeth and Hanne E.F.  Nielsen. “American Cows in Antarctica: Richard Byrd’s Polar Dairy as Symbolic Settler Colonialism.” Journal of Colonialsm and Colonial History. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History. 18 no. 2 (Summer 2017): Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/cch.2017.0024

Hanne E.F. Nielsen (2017) “Selling the South: Marketing and Commercialisation of Antarctica” Chapter in Handbook on the Politics of the Antarctic. Ed. A. Hemmings, K. Dodds and P. Roberts.

Hanne E.F. Nielsen (2016). Hoofprints in Antarctica: Byrd, Media, and the Golden Guernseys The Polar Journal. Vol. 6 Issue 2.

Hanne E.F. Nielsen (2015). Book Review: Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration: 1750-1920, by Ben Maddison The Polar Journal. Vol 5 Issue 2.

D. Liggett, E. Leane, S. Chaturvedi. A. Hemmings, H. Nielsen, J. O’Reilly, J.F. Salazar, A. Shibata and G. Steel (2015) Report on the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group (HASSEG) WP18, Agenda Item 2.3.3 SCAR Excom Meeting 2015. Tromsø, Norway.

Hanne Nielsen (2015). Staging the South: Two Contemporary Antarctic Plays The Polar Journal. Vol.5 Issue 1. pp 203-217.

Elizabeth Leane, Carolyn Philpott & Hanne Nielsen (2014). Scott at the Opera: interpreting Das Opfer (1937) The Polar Journal. Vol.4 Issue 2. pp 354-376.

Hanne Nielsen (2014). ‘From Shelter to Showpiece: The Evolution of Antarctic Stations’ COMNAP Report. Summer 2013/14

Hanne Nielsen and Elizabeth Leane (2013). ‘Scott of the Antarctic’ on the German Stage: Reinhard Goering’s Die Südpolexpedition des Kapitäns Scott. New Theatre Quarterly, 29, pp 278-293.

Hanne Nielsen (2013). The Wide White Stage: Representations of Antarctica in Theatrical Productions (1930-2011). Masters Thesis. University of Canterbury.

Hanne Nielsen (2013). Winfly. Minarets Journal. Spring 2013.

Hanne Nielsen (2013). Stunning in White. Debris Journal. September 2013.

Hanne Nielsen (2012) ‘Scott
Stage: Reinhard
 Scott’ PCAS Project Report, The University of Canterbury.

Hanne Nielsen. (2010). “Das mag so beim Theater sein: Elements of the Stage in Theodor Fontane’s Novel Frau Jenny TreibelThe European Connection, No14, 2010, pp11-20.


Stories For Sale: Antarctica, Media and Exploration. University of Tasmania Graduate Research Conference, Hobart, September 2015.

From Shelter to Showpiece. The Evolution of Antarctic Base Design. SCAR Conference, Auckland, August 2014.


Antarctica, Advertising, and the Changing Face of the Hero. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Third Annual Online Conference. 20-21 March 2017.

Staff Wanted: Representations of Antarctica in Recruitment Advertising (with Cyril Jaksic) Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Third Annual Online Conference. 20-21 March 2017.

Melting Ice: Representations of Antarctica in Advertising. ASLEC-ANZ/SEI 2016 Global Ecologies – Local Impacts Conference, Sydney. 25 November 2016.

Hoofprints in Antarctica: The Significance of Byrd’s Polar Dairy. SCAR Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur. 26 August 2016.

Heroes wanted: Evolution of the Antarctic hero in advertising media. SCAR Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur. 25 August 2016.

Digital outreach: Crossing borders online with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS). SCAR Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur. 23 August 2016.

Not for sale? Antarctica, advertising, and commercialisationAuckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland. July 19 2016.

Selling the South: Advertising and Antarctica. Geology Department, University of Tasmania. June 17 2016.

Antarctic Cows: Sponsorship, Celebrity and Colonisation. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Online Conference, May 18 2016.

Antarctic Cows: Milkbar Celebrities of the South. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart, September 10 2015.

Antarctica: Not For Sale? Three Minute Thesis Competition. University of Tasmania, Hobart, September 2015.

Antarctica in Advertising: Media Representations of the SouthAssociation of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Online Conference, March 16 2015.

The Power of Social Media. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Symposium, Auckland, August 2014.

All At Sea: Life on Board an Antarctic Cruise Ship. NZ Antarctic Society, Christchurch, August 2014.

From Shelter to Showpiece. Gateway Antarctica Research Meeting, Christchurch, July 2014.

The Wide White Stage. SCAR Social Sciences and Humanities Workshop, Cambridge, July 2013.

Scott on the German Stage. Antarctic New Zealand Conference, Christchurch, October 2012.


McColl Fellowship to American Geographical Society Library May 2015

SCAR Conference Travel Grant to “Antarctic Wilderness: Perspectives from History, the Humanities and the Social Sciences” Colorado, USA, May 2015

Environment Research Group Travel Grant University of Tasmania, May 2015

Positions Held

Early Career Representative on Executive Committee of the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group 2014-16

Committee member of BOTES (Bottom the Earth Society – Social Club of the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies) 2015-16

Vice-President APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) 2015-17

Council Chair APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) 2014-15

Conferences & Meetings Attended

November 2016 – Global Ecologies Conference (Sydney, Australia)

August 2016 – SCAR Open Science Conference (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (Session Convenor)

May 2016 – Polar Science Through New Eyes (APECS Online Conference) (Webinar, Convenor)

March 2016 – Arctic Science Summit Week (Alaska, USA)

September 2015 – University of Tasmania Graduate Research Conference (Hobart, AUS)

May 2015 – Antarctic Wilderness Conference (SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group and SCAR History Expert Group) (Colorado, USA)

March 2015 – New perspectives in Polar Sciences (APECS Online Conference) (Webinar)

September 2014 – International Polar Tourism Network Conference (Christchurch, NZ)

August 2014 – SCAR Open Science Conference (Auckland, NZ)

July 2013 – SCAR Social Sciences and Humanities Workshop (Cambridge, UK) 

October 2012 – Antarctic New Zealand Conference (Christchurch, NZ)

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