The University of the Arctic Rector's Forum and Conference

Conversations from the North: Scholars of many disciplines and inhabitants of many places in dialogue with one another, with animals and plants, and with the land

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 27 August 2017 to 29 August 2017

Where: University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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The conference is being held in association with the 11th Rectors’ Forum of the University of the Arctic. The goal of the conference is to celebrate the University’s emergence as a world-leading centre for interdisciplinary research on the circumpolar North.

The conference will be fully interdisciplinary, with themes including:

  • The Anthropocene in the Arctic
  • Movements and encounters of northern peoples in the long term
  • Health, demography and culture change in the North
  • Land, sovereignty and indigenous rights
  • Political regimes and international relations in the circumpolar North

A call for abstracts, for both oral and poster presentations, is now open, with a submission deadline of February 14th 2017.

Full instructions for submission, along with details of the conference theme, programme and registration, are available at the link above.

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