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Arctic Domus team member Peter Loovers participated in workshops on Arctic research in Salekhard and Alta

Arctic Domus team member Peter Loovers participated in workshops on Arctic research in Salekhard and Alta
28 November 2017 - 28 February 2018

Arctic Domus member Peter Loovers attended the workshop titled, “Winter weather and climate extremes: how can researchers, authorities and local people work together to record, predict, and adapt?" The workshop was co-organised by British Embassy Moscow, the UK Science and Innovation Network, Tomsk State University, and the project group Inter-Act. The event was held in Salekhard at the Department of Science and Innovation, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District Government, Russian Federation from 31st October to 4th November 2017. The workshop brought together policy-makers and academics with local community-members with an emphasis on strengthening Russian and UK-based research on climate change. Peter Loovers substituted Arctic Domus member David Anderson who was unable to attend this meeting.

Peter Loovers also participated in an initial meeting to establish a UArctic Circumpolar Anthropology or Ethnography Network. The event was held at The UiT Arctic University of Norway – Alta on 31st October 2017. The meeting was co-organised by Olga Klisheva (NAFUR, Arkhangelsk) and Stein Roar Matthissen (UiT AU – Alta) with financial support from the Norwegian Government and UArctic. Peter Loovers represented both Arctic Domus as well as the University of Aberdeen.


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