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SPRI Review 1998: Visitors to the Institute

Visitors to the Institute

Visitors to the Institute from October 1997 to September 1998 included Asylbek Aidaraliyev (International University of Kyrghyzstan), Dr Anatoly Alekseyev (Yakutsk State University), Christine Alexander (Shackleton exhibition, American Museum of Natural History, New York), Dr Mark Badger (Division of Information Services, Alaska), Grigory Belolyubskiy (Yakutsk State University), Professor Arnoldus Blix (University of Tromsø), Dr Claude de Boyer (Belgium Antarctic Programme), Aleksandra Chirkov (Association of Traditional Medicine, Yakutsk), Dr Chu (Institute of Arctic and Tibetan Studies, Qingdao), Professor Frank Darnell (University of Alaska), Dr Paul Dingwall (Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand), Dr Klaus Dodds (Royal Holloway), John Doyle (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development), Vladimir Etylin (Russian Academy of Sciences), Olga Etylina (Moscow), Dr Lars Folkow (University of Tromsø), Professor James Gladden (University of Alaska-Fairbanks), Barbara Gruenstein (AT&T Alaska), Yarjung Gurung (Tamu Cultural Association), Norman Hallendy (Tuklik Foundation, Ontario), Kenn Harper (Northwest Territories), Walter J. Hickel (former Governor of Alaska), Vasily Ivanov (Academy of Sciences of the Sakha Republic), Dr Marie Jacobsen (Legal Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm), David Jensen (Mawson's Hut Foundation, Sydney, Australia), Malcolm Kirton (ANARE Club, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia), Svetlana Kolesnikova (Tomsk), Leonid Lar (Tobolsk Training Institute), Waldemar Melanko (Secretary-General, Finnish Institute for Russian and East European Studies), Vladimir Melnikov (Institute of Marine Sciences, Vladivostok), Richard Milner (American Museum of Natural History, New York), Margot Morrell (Shackleton exhibition, American Museum of Natural History, New York), Dr Knut Odner (Norway), Yarkoslava Polskaya (St Petersburg), Chester Reimer (Indigenous Peoples Secretariat, Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy), Garviil Robbek (Russia), Gerald Schmitz (Library of Parliament, Ottawa), Dr Martin J. Siegert (University of Aberystwyth), Straun Simpson (Conservation Foundation, London), Professor Paul Simpson-Housley (University of York, Canada), Dr Jaroslaw Tegowski (Poland), Mead Treadwell (Alaska Pacific University), Professor Arlon Tussing (University of Alaska-Anchorage), Dr Charles van der Merwe (South African Antarctic Programme, Cape Town), and Professor Peter Williams (University of Ottawa).

SPRI also received a visit from a delegation of Swedish Parliamentarians made up as follows: Mr Rune Ryden, Memeber of Parliament, Chairman of the Association of Swedish Member of Parliament and Researchers (RIFO); Ms Britt-Marie Danestig, MP; Mr Bengt Silfverstrand, MP; Mr Tuve Skanberg, MP; Ms Ewa Larsson, MP; Dr Olof Marcusson, Administrative Director, Committee on Education; Professor Hans Ackefors, Department of Aquatic Ecology, Stockholm University; Mr Lars Arosenius, Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; Professor Bengt-Arne Vedin, The Ruben Rausing Foundation, Member of the Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; Ms Ingrid Jansson, former Secretary to RIFO; Ms Ulla Svantesson, Secretary to RIFO.