Event Type
Conferences and Workshops

The Sustainable Arctic - Opportunities and Challenges of Globalization

Event Dates
2016-06-06 - 2016-06-09
Rovaniemi, Finland

In recent years with rapid changes of climate and environment in the Arctic region and China’s economic growth, the interaction between China and the Arctic has been increasingly deepened, which calls for a coherent and sustainable development of the Arctic and China.

China-Nordic Arctic research cooperation has been intensified over the past few years and during that period Chinese institutes such as the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) and Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS) have strengthened their ties with international counterparts.

The 4th China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium (CNARC) will take place in the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland from the 6th to 9th of June 2016 under the theme "The Sustainable Arctic - Opportunities and Challenges of Globalization".

CNARC and the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland cordially invite proposals from researchers affiliated with Nordic and Chinese universities, research institutes, think tanks and organisations to the following sessions:

1) Arctic tourism
2) Arctic sustainability
3) The GlobalArctic: Globalization and the Arctic
4) China, Nordic countries and the Arctic

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 25 February 2016

Acceptance of abstracts: 20 March 2016

Please submit the abstracts (250-400 words) to:
Ms. Malgorzata Smieszek, Arctic Centre: malgorzata.smieszek [at] ulapland.fi
Mr. Deng Beixi, CNARC: dengbeixi [at] pric.org.cn

The call for abstracts with detailed descriptions of the sessions can be found here:

Registration for participants will open later.