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Research seminars in Polar Social Science and Humanities 2002/3

Research seminars in Polar Social Science and Humanities 2002/3


All seminars will be held in the Scott Polar Research Institute Lecture theatre at 5pm.

For further information please contact:

Dr. Michael Bravo
Phone: 01223-336563

Lent Term 2003

10 February

Klaus Dodds. Royal Holloway College, University of London
"Flag Waving, Fieldwork and Funding: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire (1945-1962)"

24 February

Frances Abele. School of Public Administration, Carleton University
"Indigenous Self-government in Canada"

7 March

Özlem Ulgen, Sheffield University
"La Paix des Braves: a new treaty between the Crees and Quebec".

10 March

Dave Neufeld, Parks Canada
"Our Land is Our History - Traditional knowledge in the management of a Yukon River aboriginal cultural landscape "

17 March

Frank Sejersen, University of Copenhagen
"Visions of Yesterday, Memories of Today. Anthropological Problems in the Study of Inuit Local Knowledge"

Easter Term, 2003

28 April - CANCELLED

Dorinda Outram, University of Rochester,
'From the Arctic to St. Louis c.1800: Towards a Comparative History of Exploration'

6 May (changed from 5 May)

Jack Hicks, Government of Nunavut
'On the application of theories of 'internal colonialism' to Inuit societies'

12 May

Shared between SPRI and the 'Documenting Environmental Change' seminar sponsored by the Centre for History and Economics, King's College

Sverker Sörlin (Stockholm) and Michael Bravo (Cambridge)
"Narrative and Practice": based on a discussion of their recent edited collection of essays, Narrating the Arctic.