Fundur í ICECHANGE verkefninu

Meeting of Project Förändringens reflektioner: Naturen i litterära och historiska källor från Island ca. 800 till 1800/Reflections of Change: The Natural World in Literary and Historical Sources from Iceland ca. AD 800 to 1800 (ICECHANGE)

On 1 September 2018 a meeting took place of the ICECHANGE project at Hannesarholt  in Reykjavík. All five ICECHANGE members took part: Astrid Ogilvie (SAI); Árni Daníel Júlíusson (Reykjavík Academy and University of Iceland); Jón Haukur Ingimundarson (SAI and  University of Akureyri); Steven Hartman (Mälardalen University); and Viðar Hreinsson (SAI, Natural History Museum of Iceland and Reykjavík Academy). The project is led by Astrid Ogilvie and co-led by Steven Hartman. The meeting discussion focused on upcoming deliverables; in particular, a summary of previous work and a project bibliography as well as planning for future meetings. An invitation to contribute a co-authored ICECHANGE volume to the series New Directions in Sustainability and Society (Cambridge University Press) was also discussed.

The idea was also suggested to contribute to a session at the Arctic Workshop of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) to be held in Stockholm during 4-5 April 2018. This will be followed by a project meeting at Sigtuna during 7-9 April 2018.

Prior to this, the next ICECHANGE project meeting will be held at the Sigtuna Foundation, Sweden, during the week of 29 October—2 November 2018. This will be preceded by the annual leadership meeting of the Humanities for the Environment Global Observatories and the launch workshop of the HfE Circumpolar Observatory (Convenor Steven Hartman). For further information see The hub of the Observatory is the Stefansson Arctic Institute (SAI). ICECHANGE members are also involved in these activities and will attend these combined meetings, which will be held during 26-28 October 2018.