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ARCTIC HORIZONS DISCUSSION FORUM at ASSW-2016

March 4, 2016 By Andrey Petrov,

ARCTIC HORIZONS DISCUSSION FORUM

March 14th 2016

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW), FAIRBANKS, AK

DISCUSSION FORUM: ASSW, Fairbanks, AK: 

Arctic Horizons: Re-envisioning Social Science Research Priorities in the Arctic

Monday, March 14th

(part of the “Reframing Understandings of the North” Arctic Science Summit Week Public Event)

Schaible Auditorium, UAF

Goals

Our goal is to ensure broad participation from as wide a range of stake holders as possible. Discussion forum will be a part of the social sciences day and will begin at 9:30 am with a short introduction to the project by the organizers.  This will be followed by a discussion session from 1:30 to 3 pm  during which attendees can provide input, ask questions, and generate discussion around the issue of Arctic social science research priorities. 

Agenda

9:30-10:00 AM Plenary on Arctic social sciences: (introduction by Andrey Petrov)

11:45 – 12:15 Setting the afternoon discussion 

Breakout moderators (tentative depending on participant interest):

Andrey Petrov (lead) – Arctic Horizons

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 3 PM Afternoon breakout discussions Andrey Petrov (lead) – Arctic Horizons

3:00 – 4:00 PM reporting on breakouts

4:00 – 4:15 PM – closing thoughts (Diane)

 

Arctic Horizons Discussion Questions:

1. What are the domains of human experience in the North that warrant further attention on the part of the social science researchers over the next 10-15 years?

2. What NSF funding priorities do you see in the next 10 years in respect to social sciences in the Arctic?

Feel free to speak through the lens of your own discipline or more broadly about Arctic Social Sciences.

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