CNARC Fellowship Program for 2014 (30.04.2014)
The China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC) fellowship program offers opportunities for excellent researchers from both China and Nordic states, under the collaborative framework of the CNARC, to conduct join research within leading research organizations in Arctic studies.The program allows researchers to advance their own research projects while contributing to an increased awareness, understanding and knowledge of the Arctic and its impacts for both China and the Nordic states.
U.S. Arctic Scholar Grant Available (28.04.2014)
The Fulbright Commission is offering a grant, financed by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, supporting a U.S. Arctic scholar to teach and research for three to five months during the 2015-2016 academic year in Reykjavik and Akureyri, Iceland.
The grant is part of three-year pilot project, which will offer one grant per year. It is available for a wide variety of fields related to the Arctic and is open to all levels of scholars holding a PhD, including early career scholars.
The successful applicant will be affiliated with the University of Iceland Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, the University of Akureyri Polar Law, and other Arctic programs. The scholar will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advise students who are carrying out research in the scholar's field of expertise, and assist with curriculum development. The schedule will allow the scholar to undertake his or her own research in parallel.
All applicants must apply through the Fulbright Embark system.
Application deadline: 1 August 2014.
Further information and application instruction.
For questions, please contact Kolbrún Eggertsdóttir or Guðrún Rósa Þórsteinsdóttir.
Tradition for Tomorrow: Celebrating Nordic Folk Music & Dance
Tradition for Tomorrow is a conference to be held in Akureyri, Iceland, 20-23 August 2014.Conference language is English
Extended abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2014
Conference registration deadline: June 30, 2014
Tradition for Tomorrow presents Nordic music and dance through performances, workshops and lectures. It provides a singular opportunity to enjoy and examine Nordic traditional music and dance, discover similarities and differences between the Nordic neighbors, investigate multiculturalism and explore methods used to safeguard intangible heritage.