Organizers announce the multidisciplinary conference entitled "Understanding North," which will convene 25-26 April 2013 in Umea, Sweden.
The conference is arranged by the Umea University Faculty of Arts to celebrate the status of Umea as European Capital of Culture 2014. Conference themes will include maps, photography and literature, quality-of-life in the circumpolar region, and climate change. Contributions will subsequently be peer-reviewed and published in the Journal of Northern Studies.
The conference is free of charge. Participation in the conference includes lunch, coffee, and the conference dinner.
Registration deadline: 12 April 2013.
To register for the conference, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/UnderstandingNorthRegistration.