7th Polar Law Symposium: 'The Polar Regions in the Asian Century'

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
29 October 2014 to 31 October 2014
Where: 
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies is proud to join the Polar Law Institute and the University of Akureyri in Iceland, the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, the University of the Arctic, and the Arctic Law Thematic Network in Finland in hosting the 7th Polar Law Symposium in Hobart in 2014. This will be the first time the event has been held in the Southern Hemisphere. Its theme explores, among other things, the interests of Asian states in both the Arctic and the Antarctic. We now welcome 200-word abstracts from speakers interested in topics in two parts of the program: legal and political commentary and scientific research and logistics.