Arndís Bergsdóttir

Project participant

Arndís Bergsdóttir is a PhD student at the University of Iceland. Contributing to a feminist museology, her project focuses on articulating an onto-epistemological approach to historical and heritage exhibitions with specific emphasis on an absence of women in museum narratives. Arndís has published in various Icelandic and international publications including NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research and forthcoming book chapter in the Routledge publication Gender and Heritage. Concurrent with her PhD research Arndís is a part-time lecturer in Museum Studies at the University of Iceland. She is also an open position GEXcel scholar at Tema Genus at the University of Linköping.


Ólafur Ratrick, Arndís Bergsdóttir og Thamar Melanie Heijstra. (2020). Frá ritstjórum: Menning og hreyfanleiki. Sérhefti: Menning og hreyfanleiki, 11(1), 1-2.


Bergsdóttir, A. & Hafsteinsson, S.B. (2018). The fleshyness of absence: The matter of absence in a feminist museology. In W. Grahn & R.J. Wilson (Eds.). Gender and Heritage: Performance, Place and Politics (pp. 99-112). London and New York: Routledge.


Bergsdóttir, A. (2017). Cyborgian entanglements: post-human feminism, diffraction and the science exhibition Bundled-up in Blue. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(2), 108-122.


Bergsdóttir, A. (2016). Museums and Feminist Matters: Considerations of a Feminist Museology. Nora – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, 24(2), 126-139.