Britta Söderqvist

Britta Söderqvist is a curator at the Maritime Museum & Aquarium in Gothenburg. She produced the permanent display City by the Water, which opened in 2011.


Gothenburg harbour

Disconnected port

Recycling Gothenburg's maritime heritage

From the late eighteenth century until the 1960s, Gothenburg’s port served as an industrial centre for the region and point of arrival and departure for migrants of all nationalities. This social-economic history is all but absent in the “harbour identity” promoted today, writes Britta Söderqvist.