The Centre for Arctic Policy Studies (University of Iceland) and UiT The Arctic University of Norway are together organising a special lunchtime seminar on tourism and identity in the Arctic. The speakers include Arctic Encounters team members as well as participants in the Winter Tourism project. The seminar is being held in cooperation with the University of Iceland’s department of Folkloristics/Ethnology and Museum Studies and the department of Geography and Tourism Studies. All are welcome.
April 10, 11:00 – 13:00
University of Iceland, Oddi building, Room 101
Brynhild Granås (Associate Professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
Meaning aspects and identities in play: Preliminary observations from a field study among mushers and sled dogs.
Britt Kramvig (Professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
Reasons to return: Can modeling innovation together with business partners become ways of modeling new research practices?
Katrín Anna Lund (Associate Professor, University of Iceland) & Gunnar Þór Jóhannesson (Assistant Professor, University of Iceland)
Heading into darkness, hunting the lights: Shaping Arctic spaces.
Katla Kjartansdóttir (Research Fellow, University of Iceland) & Kristinn Schram (Postdoctoral Researcher / Director, University of Iceland)
Re-appropriating the exotic North: Visualizing West Nordic image and identity.
Stein R. Mathisen (Associate Professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
The Aurora Borealis, Sámi spirituality, and tourism.