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Swiss Social and Human Sciences in the Circumpolar Regions – 4th Annual Colloquium
16th May 2022
Save the date for this event co-organised by the Swiss Polar Institute and Yvon Csonka, that will take place on 16 May 2022. The colloquium is targeted at Swiss SHS researchers interested in circumpolar regions. Specific focus will be put on opportunities for collaboration and networking. The event will take place in Lausanne, at the Palais de Rumine.
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12:00 – 13:30
Arrival, visit of the exhibition “Qanga” and standing lunch
13:30 – 13:45
Word of welcome & round of introductions
13:45 – 14:45
Presentation “A changing landscape for Arctic social sciences: highlights and reflections from research on climate change and socio-economic development in Greenlandic coastal communities” by Prof. Joan Nymand Larsen, University of Akureyri
14:45 – 15:15
Round table “Climate change: The role of SHS as interface between science and society”
15:15 – 15:45
15:45 – 16:00
Presentation of SPI activities and SPI Flagship Initiatives
16:00 – 17:00
Open forum – Presentations of Swiss research and projects
17:00 – 18:30
Header photograph: © Yvon Csonka, all rights reserved