The Mohn Prize Seminar 2024

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A seminar to honour the Mohn Prize laureate and discuss topics within Prof. Youngs research and contributions to society.

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The Steering Committee for The Mohn Prize has the pleasure to invite everyone to a seminar honouring Professor Oran Young. And we are pleased to have an excellent list of speakers and contributors of highly relevant people from the science and policy communities, both internationally and nationally. Through a mix of shorter presentations, panels and discussions we want to bring Prof. Young's research and contributions to a broader research community, and also discuss the way forward.

Prorector of research at UiT, Jan Gunnar Winther will moderate the seminar. Please sign up by January 30th at 14.00.

The seminar will also be streamed at The Mohn Prize website.


09:15 Morning Coffee 

09:30 Welcome by Jan Gunnar Winther, Prorector of research at UiT

09:35: Prof. Oran Young introduces his research

09:50: Dialogue: On Science Policy

10:15 Break

Arctic Governance

10:30: Learning from the past and looking to the future
Jennifer Spence (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University)

10:40: Russia in the Arctic - ambitions and narratives
Kari Aga Myklebost (UiT)

10:50: Cold Realities: China Reconsiders Its Arctic Strategy’
Marc Lanteigne (UiT)

11:00: Discussion on Arctic Governance with the speakers

11:30 Free lunch - Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when signing up

Global Environmental Politics

12:00: Arctic Environmental Governance: Resilience to Geopolitical Change
Olav Schram Stokke (UiO / Fridtjof Nansen Institute)

12:10: A Global Treaty for a Global Arctic? 
Vito De Lucia (UiT)

12:25 Debate: Thoughts on research priorities – What is important now?
“The Age of the Arctic“ 40 years after (Young, 1985- paper)

12:55 Summary and thank you
Alf Håkon Hoel (UiT)

Organizing committee: Hans Kristian Hernes, Alf Håkon Hoel, Marit Reigstad

Når: 01.02.24 kl 09.30–13.00
Hvor: Aud 2 UiT Breivika
Sted: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne
Kontakt: Ute Vogel

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