Call for Contributions: More than ‘Nature’: Research on Infrastructure and Settlements in the North

Date: 
8 April 2019

Call for Contributions (to an edited volume)
More than ‘Nature’: Research on Infrastructure and Settlements in the North
Working Group Arctic and Subarctic

Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2018

For more information, go to:
http://www.sub-arctic.ac.at/book/

For questions, contact:
Markus Hirnsperger
Email: book [at] sub-arctic.ac.at


The Working Group Arctic and Subarctic invites contributions to an edited volume to be published in the fall of 2020. The working title of this edited volume is More than ‘Nature’: Research on Infrastructure and Settlements in the North.

The aim of this book is to highlight contemporary research about Northern towns and Arctic and subarctic infrastructures, as well as related aspects and phenomena, mainly from a social science perspective.

The themes and topics of the contributions include, but are not limited to:

  • Arctic infrastructure,
  • Living conditions in the Arctic,
  • Research methods,
  • Urban-rural relations,
  • Center-periphery relations,
  • City life, and
  • Urbanity.

Editors invite contributions from the following disciplines, among others:

  • Urban Studies,
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology,
  • History,
  • Northern Studies,
  • Geography, and
  • Sociology.

Interested scholars should submit an abstract of 200–300 words to the editors at book [at] sub-arctic.ac.at.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2018

For more information, go to:
http://www.sub-arctic.ac.at/book/

For questions, contact:
Markus Hirnsperger
Email: book [at] sub-arctic.ac.at