Learn more about the IASSA Working Group Gender in the Arctic network and its work to provide a positive space for dialogue and awareness about wider gender and queer issues within the social sciences
Hanna Kauko has returned from her fieldwork in the Southern Ocean. Learn a little here about her experience studying the Dronning Maud Land coast.
Wintering at Svalbard had been a lifelong dream of Hilde Fålun Strøm (51). However, it was only when nature required its first ‘climate deaths’ that her trip found its goal and a meaning larger than herself. (Originally published at: March 18, 2019 Written by: Elisabeth Bergquist This is an article originally posted in High North News.)
Fees can be a big deterrent to attending conferences, workshops and events. Fortunately, there are a range of polar events that are free, which can help reduce the cost of participating in Polar events and make traditional networking more cost effective.
One of the most proactive and accessible Arctic gender initiatives that are working close with various stakeholders in the Arctic region is the “Gender Equality in the Arctic Network” (GEA); a network initiative currently based out of Akureyri, Iceland. The GEA is endorsed by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group. The GEA highlights “the … Continue reading Gender Equality in the Arctic Network