NRF publishes the thematic program for the 6th Open Assembly in Oslo and Kirkines, norway

The first draft of the Thematic Program for the 6th Open Assembly of The Northern Research Forum, which will be held in Oslo and Kirkenes, Norway in 24th - 27th of October 2010, is now available on the NRF website. The Assembly´s theme is "Our Ice Dependent World". The overall objective of the Assembly is to address the impact of dwindling ice - terrestrial as well as ocean bound - on the complex interface of nature and society in all climatic zones of the world, with an emphasis on the Arctic, the Antarctic and the Himalayans. In light of the man-made part of climate change, particularly meaning global warming, and the natural phenomena of ice is gradually becoming a concept of global politics - a common heritage of humankind- affecting societal life in quite dramatic ways on a global scale. This turn in the interrelationship and working of the society/nature interface is the focus of the Assembly. The Conference venue is the Thon Hotel Opera, downtown Oslo and Thon Hotels, Kirkenes.

Thematic Program for the 6th Open Assembly of The Northern Research Forum - 1st draft

Call for Participation and for Applications from Young Researchers

The NRF has opened for a call for Young researchers and professionals who have passed their MA and plan to complete a doctoral degree or have recently completed a doctoral degree,  to receive full or partial travel funding from the NRF in order to participate in the 6th NRF Open Assembly in Oslo and Kirkenes, Norway, 24-27 October 2010.

Young Researchers Call for participation

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