Michael Bravo is Professor of the History and Geography of Science, University of Cambridge, and Hugh Brammer Fellow in Geography at Downing College. He has served two terms as Acting Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute. He directs the Circumpolar History and Public Policy Research Group, and is Co-Director of the Arctic Humanities Workshop. Michael is a member of the UArctic Critical Arctic Studies Thematic Network based at the University of Lapland. He has also held a Professor II appointment at the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø. Michael read for a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of science at Cambridge. His books include Narrating the Arctic (2002,) Arctic Geopolitics and Autonomy (2011) and most recently, North Pole: Nature and Culture (2019). Michael’s work has been widely featured by the media in programmes such as BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking, Radio 4’s Daughters of the Snow, and BBC World Service’s The Forum.