International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) VIII


Theme: Northern Sustainabilities

University of Northern British Columbia
Prince George, British Columbia CANADA
May 22 - 26, 2014





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Going Green

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Call for Papers/Posters

ICARP-III Townhall



ICARP-III Townhall

As part of the International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP-III) process, a town hall will be held at ICASS VIII. For more information on ICARP-III see  Organized by the International Arctic Science Committee's Social & Human Sciences Working Group (IASC S&HWG), the town hall will provide an opportunity to solicit input social scientists, humanities scholars and other participants at the Congress.  This event will also be made available to individuals who are interested in participating but cannot do so in person, through 'live-streaming'.

Call for Rapporteurs for ICARP Townhall
Two rapporteurs are needed for this town hall. The rapporteurs’ responsibility will be to take notes during the ICARP-III, and then to submit an edited version of the notes, in the form of a summary report, to the IASC S&HWG Chair shortly after the end of ICASS VIII. In return for this service, the rapporteurs’ conference registration fee will be covered, and a stipend covering accommodations and [partial] travel costs to ICASS VIII will be provided. 

Applicants must be a member of IASSA and have excellent command of the English language. This call is especially directed toward Early Career Scholars (graduate students and scholars within 5 years of their terminal degree). 

Please submit a one-page application, with your name, affiliation, degrees, and a statement of relevant experience and qualifications for serving as a rapporteur for this event to Cher Mazo ( with the email subject line reading: “ICARP III Townhall Rapporteur” by 15 February  2014



[Updated: April 6, 2014]

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