Schedule

The final workshop schedule is as follows:

Friday, November 8th
Participants travel to Stockholm.
Optional dinner at 7:00 pm at Man in the Moon (Tegnérgatan 2C).

Saturday, November 9th
Venue: Seminar Room, KTH Division for History of Science, Technology, and Environment, Brinellvägen 32.

9:30 am
Welcome and introduction
Peder Roberts and Tina Adcock (organizers)

9:45 am
Presentation by Graeme Wynn
Professor, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia

10:30 am
“Who is Indigenous? Discourses of indigeneity in Greenland after self-government (2009)”
Kirsten Thisted
Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

11:15 am:  Coffee

11:45 am
“Living in ‘the Land God Gave to Cain’: Sustainability’s Northern History”
Tina Loo
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Environmental History, Department of History, University of British Columbia

12:30 pm
“Borders of the Arctic in Exploration Narratives: The Austro-Hungarian Polar Expedition 1872-1874”
Johan Schimanski
Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Literature, University of Tromsø
& Ulrike Spring
Associate Professor of History, Sogn go Fjordane University College

1:15 pm:  Lunch

2:15 pm
Napâttuit: Historical ecology of a subarctic forest landscape, Nain, Nunatsiavut”
Isabel Lemus-Lauzon
PhD candidate, Department of Geography, Laval University

3:15 pm:  Coffee

3:45 pm
“’With great cold, danger, and disease’: The Quest for the Northeast Passage during the Little Ice Age, 1594-1597″
Dagomar Degroot
PhD candidate, Department of History, York University (Toronto, ON)

8:00 pm
Dinner at Clas på Hornet (Surbrunnsgatan 20)

Sunday, November 10th
Venue: as before

9:00 am
“Muskox in a box, and other tales of containers as mediators in animal translocation”
Dolly Jørgensen
Researcher, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University

9:45 am
“Arctic Indoctrination”
Matt Farish
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

10:30 am:  Coffee

11:00 am
Presentation by Janet Martin-Nielsen
Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus University

11:45 am
“Arctic warming and ‘red herring’: climate controversy and construction of a new resource under Soviet power”
Julia Lajus
Associate Professor, Faculty of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg
& Director, Center for Environmental and Technological History, European University at St. Petersburg

12:30 pm:  Lunch

1:30 pm
“The National Park Idea in Transnational Perspective: Some Comparative Points on Canadian and Finnish National Parks”
Paula Saari
PhD student, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture, and Art Studies, University of Helsinki

2:30 pm
“Arctic Visual Politics: A Historical Examination of the Struggle to Frame the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1956-2007”
Jonathan Luedee
PhD candidate, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia

3:30 pm:  Coffee

4:00 pm
“Media Environments”
Rafico Ruiz
PhD candidate, Department of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University

6:30 pm
Dinner at Phi Phi Island (Birger Jarlsgatan 121)

Monday, November 11th
Venue: as before

9:00 am
“Natural Resource Governance in a Changing Environment: Competing Narratives in Resource Policy in Greenland in the Early 20th Century”
Janina Priebe
PhD student, Department of History of Science and Ideas, Umeå University

10:00 am
“Mining in the Russian North-West and its Influence on Indigenous Peoples”
Anna Varfolomeeva
Researcher, Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University

10:30 am:  Coffee

11:00 am
Commentary and wrap-up by Peder Roberts
Postdoctoral researcher, Division for History of Science, Technology, and the Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Tina Adcock
Assistant Professor, Department of History and Canadian-American Center, University of Maine