Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Women in Antarctica


Justine Ryan, Polar historian and expedition guide from England, prepares her zodiac in Antarctica. Credit: Acacia Johnson, Time Magazine

Hanne Nielsen talks about the challenges facing women who work in Antarctica. Nielsen is a Lecturer in Antarctic Law and Governance at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) in Hobart, Tasmania. She’s the co-author, along with Meredith Nash, of “Gendered Power Relations and Sexual Harassment in Antarctic Science in the Age of #Me Too,” due out this year in Australian Feminist Studies.


Hanne Nielsen

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