Fulbright in the Arctic – Meeting challenges of sustainability, human development and utilization

Organized by the Iceland-US Fulbright Commission, the United States Department of State‘s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the National Science Foundation. 15. August 2016

A panel of Fulbright Arctic scholars will discuss their research, pose questions and engage in a multidisciplinary dialogue on challenges and opportunities the region is facing.

Through the lenses of anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, geology and law, speakers and participants will discuss how we can utilize the Arctic responsibly and make it a model for other areas, with respect for life, sustainability and international law. The panel will engage with the audience, inviting questions and comments.