On the 25th November 2020, the Canada-Russia Research Initiative and the Canadian International Council's (@thecic) Victoria Branch at the University of Victoria (@uvic) hosted a discussion panel titled “The Past, Present and Future of Arctic Cooperation.” The panel included Hon. Lloyd Axworthy (former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Canada), Ambassador Alison LeClaire (Canadian Ambassador … Continue reading The Past, Present and Future of Arctic Cooperation (Joint CIC and UVic Event Summary)
Under the leadership of Lisa Winberg von Friesen, Laura Halbach, Maria Scheel and Gregor Luetzenburg, the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is moving toward establishing a national committee within Denmark. APECS Denmark will help Danish-based early career scholars develop a local Danish polar network and tap into and use the wider APECS network … Continue reading APECS Denmark Establishment in Progress
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.