Participants will be Chinese and Nordic institutions.
The conference dates are 4th-7th of June 2013 and the venue will be in Shanghai.
The theme of the conference is "China-Nordic Cooperation for Sustainable Development in the Arctic: Human Activity and Environmental Change".
Call for abstracts for presentations have been opened. Proposals are welcomed from researchers affiliated With Nordic and Chinese universities, research institutes and/or think tanks. All presentations should focus on Arctic-related issues, Within one ofthe session topics:
- Session I: Arctic Shipping and Resource Exploration
- Session II: Research Cooperation on Climate Change
- Session III.: Arctic Policies and Governance
- Session IV: Anthropos andthe Arctic in the Anthropocene
The symposium will be a significant step towards the establishment of the China-Nordic Arctic Research Center, located at PRIC in Shanghai. Following the symposium in Shanghai on 4-6 June, there Will be an organized excursion for the participants on 7 June.
The deadline for the abstracts (250-400 words) is the 15th of March and should be send to Zhang Xia, Head of Strategic Studies Division at PRIC, and Dr. Thorsteinn Gunnarsson, Head of Division at RANNIS, e-mail: . The abstracts should also follow a short CV.