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Call for abstracts The 2nd China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium 2014
June 2, 2014 - 00:00-June 5, 2014 - 00:00
Conference Theme: “North Meets East”
By China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC), Venue: University of Akureyri, Iceland
We cordially invite proposals for oral presentations at the 2nd China-Nordic Arctic
Cooperation Symposium. Proposals are welcomed from researchers affiliated with
Nordic and Chinese universities, research institutes, enterprises, governments, think
tanks and organizations. All presentations will focus on Arctic-related issues, within
one of the session topics:
- Session I: Arctic Governance
- Session II: Global Economy – Regional Impacts
- Session III: Maritime Cooperation
- Session IV: Tourism, Culture and Outreach
The China-Nordic Research Center (CNARC) was established in Shanghai on 10th
December 2013 by 10 Member Institutes, four Chinese and six Nordic, which all
have capacities to influence and coordinate Arctic research. CNARC’s purpose is to
provide a platform for academic cooperation to increase awareness, understanding
and knowledge of the Arctic and its global impacts, as well as to promote
cooperation for sustainable development of the Nordic Arctic and coherent
development of China in a global context.
The 2nd China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium is an international and multidisciplinary
event expected to draw researchers, industry representatives, policy
makers and community leaders to present, debate and discuss research findings and
issues relating to growing Nordic-Arctic Asian cooperation.
Deadline for abstract (250-400 words) submission: 7th of March, 2014
Acceptance for abstracts: 24th of March, 2014
Please submit abstracts electronically (with a short CV attached) to Dr.
Thorsteinn Gunnarsson, Head of Division at RANNIS: [email protected] and
Mr. Egill Thor Nielsson, Strategic Studies Division, PRIC: [email protected]
A selection committee nominated by CNARC will review and select the proposals.
For further information, please contact the Secretariat of CNARC:
Mr. Egill Thor Nielsson, Strategic Studies Division, PRIC:
[email protected] / +86 131 6241 7903 (PRC) / +354 868 2031 (ICE)
Mr. Deng Beixi, Strategic Studies Division, PRIC: [email protected] /
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