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Polar Social Science and Humanities Research Group

Polar Social Science and Humanities Research Group

About the Group

Research conducted by the Polar Social Science and Humanities Group includes areas such as:

  • Oil, gas and society
  • Space and distance: trajectories of nomads, shamans, traders and aviators
  • Reindeer-herders and their ecologies
  • Changing religions: divinity, experience and politics
  • Family dynamics and cross-cultural psychotherapy
  • Ethnicity and regionalism

Research projects

These are as linked from the biography pages below. In due course a listing will be shown on this page directly.

Staff and students

The following scientists at the Scott Polar Research Institute are involved in the activities of this research group:

Academic staff

Research staff

Institute Associates

  • Dr Florian Stammler
  • Dr John Tichotsky: Regional economic development in Siberia, Alaska, Mongolia and China
  • Dr Emma Wilson

Research students

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