Arctic Speaker Series 2017-18

We are pleased to announce the Arctic Speaker Series for 2017-18.

Talks are typically held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

The talks begin at 4:00pm and are free & open to the public

The fall talks (Sept, Oct and Nov) will be held in SB 142

Date             Speaker
September 20, 2017

Ravi Sankar, AINA- University of Calgary
"We're losing our land!!" - The Impacts of Amplified Warming and Reduced Sea-Ice on Shoreline Evolution: A Case study from Paulatuk, Canada.

October 5, 2017 Hajo Eicken, Professor of Geophysics and Director of the International Arctic Research Center at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Stakeholder engagement in sustained Arctic observations: Community-based observations, satellite remote sensing and participatory scenarios focusing on coastal sea ice.
October 18, 2017

NSTP Student Symposium  This will run  4:00-6:00 pm

Tessa Baker, Patrick Duke, Samantha Jones, Colin Padget, Samira Samimi, Kent Spiers, Sarah St. Germain, Teresa Tufts

November 15, 2017

Susan Kaplan, Bowdoin College
"The Boilers Went to Pieces, The Ship was on Fire:Untold Stories of Robert E. Peary’s North Pole Expeditions."

December 2017 No lecture
January 17, 2018

Chui-Ling Tam, Dept. of Geography, University of Calgary
"Learning to Listen: Furtive Strands of Climate Change in Everyday Stories of the Kitikmeot, Nunavut"

February 21, 2018

Gerald Bigelow, Bates College

March 21, 2018

Philip Wookey, University of Stirling

April 18, 2018

Maribeth Murray, AINA- University of Calgary

Lize-Marié van der Watt, November 29, 2017
Lize-Marié van der Watt , researcher at the Division for History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden discusses "The Changing Nature of Arctic Research Institutions in the Early Cold War."

 

Susan A. Kaplan, November 15, 2017
Susan Kaplan, director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center at Bowdoin College discusses "The Boilers Went to Pieces, The Ship was on Fire:Untold Stories of Robert E. Peary’s North Pole Expeditions."

 

NSTP Student Symposium, October 18, 2017
Presentations by Tessa Baker, Samantha Jones, Patrick Duke, Colin Padget, Samira Samimi, Sarah St. Germain and Teresa Tufts

 

Hajo Eicken, October 5, 2017
Hajo Eicken, Professor of Geophysics and Director of the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), discusses "Stakeholder engagement in sustained Arctic observations: Community-based observations, satellite remote sensing and participatory scenarios focusing on coastal sea ice."

 

Ravi D. Sankar, September 20, 2017
Ravi D. Sankar, Postdoctoral Scholar at the Arctic Institute of North America discusses, "We're losing our land!!" - The Impacts of Amplified Warming and Reduced Sea-Ice on Shoreline Evolution: A Case study from Paulatuk, Canada.