Sharing Cultures 2011 follows the path established by the previous Conference on Intangible Heritage (Sharing Cultures 2009) and aims at continuing and advancing the discussion on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH).
Organizers welcome papers on the following topics:
- Oral traditions and expressions;
- Performing arts;
- Social practices;
- Traditional craftsmanship
Abstract submission deadline: Monday, 31 January 2011.
PermaNET provides a state-of-the-art report about the effects of climatic changes to permafrost and related natural hazards, a SWOT analysis regarding the opportunities and limitations of the tested approaches for detection and monitoring of slope movements in permafrost areas, recommendations for the consideration of the effects of climate changes to permafrost and resulting natural hazards and recommendations for the consideration of permafrost in drinking water resources management.
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is pleased to announce a forthcoming Career Development Workshop in association with the General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in Melbourne, Australia.
This event is part of 21st International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2011 Maui). The conference is being organized by Technical Program Committee (TPC) of the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) with 27 cooperating organizations. Its objective is to provide a timely international forum for researchers and engineers.
This symposium addresses present and future impacts of rapid changes in Arctic Ocean sea ice cover on a wide range of maritime operations. The forum, the fourth in a series, is a key opportunity for federal entities to discuss their response to changes in both the Arctic environment and associated policies. A history of the previous meetings and a list of topics that may be discussed are both available at: http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/star/Ice2011.php
As the Northeast and the Northwest Passages become navigable, the Bering Strait will become a new choke point for international shipping. The opening of new Arctic marine transit routes presents industry and finance with significant opportunities for investment in infrastructure and commerce.
Presenters are welcome from all around the world, in all areas of life: activists, artists, and academics. Organizers invite anyone who recognizes the need for a conversation on roots, particularly on women's cultural heritage. The main themes of the conference are:
Women's wisdom; Indigenous wisdom; and Nature and society in balance for future generations.