PROGRAM ON ARCTIC GOVERNANCE AND COMMUNITY-BASED SCIENCE IN THE ARCTIC
The aim of this two-day program is to explore ideas of what is needed to maintain or improve governance, primarily but not exclusively environmental, in the Arctic region. The program will end with a session showcasing research by scholars who are working in the area of participatory science in the Arctic.
Betsy Baker, Vermont Law School/University of Washington School of Law, USA
Michael Byers, University of British Columbia, CANADA
Joseph DiMento, UC Irvine School of Law, USA
Tore Henriksen, UIT, The Arctic University of Norway, NORWAY
Brian Israel, United States Department of State, USA
Timo Koivurova, NIEM/Arctic Centre, FINLAND
Tullio Scovazzi, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, ITALY
Oran Young, Bren School of Environmental Science & Mgmnt, UC Santa Barbara, USA
Arn Keeling (via Skype), Memorial University of Newfoundland, CANADA
Elizabeth Mendenhall, The Johns Hopkins University, USA
May-Britt Öhman, Uppsala University, SWEDEN
Peter Sköld, Arctic Research Centre, Umeå University, SWEDEN
Mark Vardy, Queens University, CANADA
Abstracts of presentations
Jordan Diamond, UC Berkeley School of Law, USA
Raphael Heffron, University of Leeds, UK
Robert E. Lutz, Southwestern School of Law, USA
Darren McCauley, University of St. Andrews, SCOTLAND
Kathryn J. Mengerink, Environmental Law Institute, USA
Michael Robinson-Dorn, UC Irvine School of Law, USA
Jessica M. Shadian, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, DENMARK
WHEN: January 30 and 31, 2015/All day
CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE
WHERE: UCI School of Law, Note room change to Education Building (EDU)-
Room 1111 (Friday 1/30) and Room 1131 (Saturday 1/31)
(building # 3 on the campus map- http://uci.edu/visit/maps.php)
SPONSORED BY: UCI School of Law, Newkirk Center for Science & Society, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources, Berkeley Law of the Sea Institute, Center for Unconventional Security Affairs, UCI Oceans Initiative, UCI Center in Law, Society and Culture, Fulbright Canada; Consulate General of Canada Los Angeles; Consulate General of Finland Los Angeles; Norwegian Consulate General San Francisco; Consulate General of Sweden San Francisco
PARKING: We suggest parking in the Social Sciences parking structure at the corner of Campus Drive and Stanford Court (http://uci.edu/visit/maps.php).
IMPORTANT: if you will be attending the Community-based Science in the Arctic session on Saturday p.m., January 31 – you may also wish to register at http://alumni.uci.edu/events/homecoming/programs.php.
This session is part of the UCI Homecoming events and complimentary parking is provided.
Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ezioman/2095747903/