As we all navigate academia and networking in these unique times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, efforts to increase global participation in research and dialogue have risen to the challenge. One example is the “Gender in Polar Research – Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies” workshop. Organized and hosted by the IASSA Working Group … Continue reading Event: Gender in Polar Research – Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies
Finding open cross-disciplinary opportunities to get feedback on your work-in-progress prior to submission from experts in your area is a challenge for many. In Denmark, the Arctic Seminar Series is a nation-wide opportunity, open to researchers across disciplines within the humanities and the social sciences looking to network and give and get feedback on work. Learn more about the seminar series below in an interview with the series founder Ulrik Pram Gad conducted in Copenhagen on the 31st October 2019.
Hear about Charlotta Hilli's experience doing research on distance education in Sweden and the effort to make quality education accessible to people in rural and isolated locations.
I have had the pleasure to know Maria Ackrén for a number of years. While in Nuuk, Greenland for the Royal Danish Defence College Conference, I had an opportunity observe her fantastic conference presentation on the Arctic Council. Afterward, we had a chance to sit down in her office and briefly talk about her research, … Continue reading A Conversation with Maria Ackrén
The Forsvarsakademiet (Royal Danish Defence College), Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) and the Arktisk Kommando (Arctic Command) jointly ran the Defence Academy Signature Conference in Nuuk, Greenland from the 1st-3rd October 2019. Read about the conference highlights, women who presented and how to get more information about conference, Greenlandic resources, and the work of the Arctic Command.