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Open Arctic - A series of open and free of charge Arctic Frontiers events at Verdensteateret, January 26. - 28.

News   •   Dec 31, 2015 16:23 CET

Celebrating the 10th Arctic Frontiers conference, Arctic Frontiers is proud to present “Open Arctic”, a new arena for Tromsø locals, students, conference delegates and others interested in present developments and political issues in the High North. The debates, films, entertainment and talks during the Open Arctic events are all free of charge and open to all. Open Arctic takes place at Verdensteatret, Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 January. More details will be published on the Arctic Frontiers website (Arena – Side Events) and on www.verdensteatret.no.

OPEN ARCTIC EVENTS:  Present Arctic” event Tuesday 26 1 2016.

Present Arctic, Tuesday 26, 19.00 – 20.45 [the event is in Norwegian].

Present Arctic, er et åpent møte om politikkutvikling i nordområdene som finner sted på Verdensteateret tirsdag 26. januar. Vi samler representer fra næringsliv, politikk, forskning og samfunnsliv til spennende diskusjoner om dagsaktuelle saker og utvikling i Arktis: Hva er våre fremtidsnæringer, og hvordan legger vi til rette for bærekraftig vekst? Hvordan kan vi nyttiggjøre våre naturressurser innenfor det grønne skifte? Hvordan ivaretar vi Norges posisjon i nord, og hvem skal være drivere for utvikling? Vi inviterer Tromsøs befolkning, studenter, konferansedeltakere til Arctic Frontiers og andre til å delta i kunnskapsdelingen. Organisator: Arctic Frontiers i samarbeid med forskningsgruppen Arctic Governance ved UiT - Norges Arktiske Universitet.

Barents co-operation: today and tomorrow, Wednesday January 27, 1700 – 2130 (the event is in English)

  • Part 1: “Talking Barents” Seminar and Armchair talk 17:00 – 19:00
  • Part 2: Culture and entertainment 19:30 – 21:30

Barents co-operation: today and tomorrow, will be celebrating and reviewing the collaboration in the Barents Region. This event combines panel discussions with cultural performances from Nordic Namgar (NO/FI/RU) and Ekaterina Efremova (RU). By taking a close look at the benefits and strengths of the cross-border partnership between Norway and Russia, the event will shed light on key aspects of the Barents cooperation.

Arctic Film Night, Thursday January 28, 19:00 – 22:00 (the event is in English)

During Arctic Film Night two ground-breaking Arctic movies will be screened: Dreamland (NO) and Sea Blind (NL) followed by a panel discussion. In the following panel discussion lead by professor Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Institute) you will meet the four filmmakers; Bernice Notenboom and Sara Robertson (Sea Blind), Britt Kramvig and Rachel Gomez (Dreamland) in addition to Professor Helen Verran who takes on an additional narrating role in Dreamland. The event is hosted by Arctic Frontiers and the Arctic Governance research group at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. 

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