Programme

Humans in the Arctic: How to Create a Climate for Change
22. January, 09:00-16:00 at UiT, Pharmacy building, Auditorium Tabletten F1.101

09:00    Welcome and Introduction -  Lars Kullerud, President, University of the Arctic   (UArctic), Wenche Jacoben, Pro-rector of education, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Per Espen Stoknes, BI - Climate Policy, Psychology and Indicators

 

Climate Psychology and Communication – Challenges and Strategies to Create Societal Change
Part I – Lead: Per Espen Stoknes, Center for Climate Strategy - Norwegian Business Institute (BI)

09:05-09:30 Video: Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions and Everyday Life 
Kari Marie Norgaard, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Oregon
09:30-10:00 

Video: The Psychological Climate Paradox: From Challenge to Change (PDF)
Per Espen Stoknes, Associate Professor, BI Center for Climate Strategy  

10:00-10:30 Video: Political Games and Dark Futures: Global Climate - Local Journalisms
Elisabeth Eide, Professor, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Dept of Journalism and Media Studies & Prof. II, University of Bergen
10:30-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

 

Deliberative Democracy - Citizen Involvement in Developing Climate Policy 
Part II -Lead: Grete Hovelsrud, Senior Researcher CICERO & Research Director, Nordland Research

11:00-11:30 Video: Voluntary & Local Organizations in the Political Process: Challenges & Opportunities 
Marit Sjøvaag Marino, Senior Researcher, BI Center for Climate Strategy
11:30-12:00 Video: What Role Can Citizens Play in Creating an Effective Climate Policy?
Steffen Kallbekken, CEO GreenNudge & Researcher at CICERO
12:00-12:15 Discussion
12:15-13:00 Lunch

 

Green Growth – Economic Innovation in the North and Indicators of Sustainability
Part III -  Lead: Else Grete Broderstad, Academic Director, Centre for Sami Studies at UiT

13:00-13:30 Video: The Economy of the North (ECONOR) – The Human Dimension
Iulie Aslaksen, Senior Researcher, Statistics Norway (SSB), ECONOR project leader
13:30-14:00 Economy, Climate and the Human Face of Arctic Futures
Joan Nymand Larsen, Senior Scientist, Stefansson Arctic Institute, Iceland
14:00-14:30 Video: Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas
Ken Coates, Director at International Centre for Northern Governance and Development (ICNGD), Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
14:30-14:45 Discussion
14:45-15:00 Coffee Break

 

Education for Global Responsibility – The Role of Higher Education & Research in Creating Change 
Part IV - Lead: Hans-Kristian Hernes, Professor, UiT Department of Political Science

15:00–16:00 5 min statement each + Panel Discussion  
16:00 Summary and End of Seminar

Embodiment Facilitation: 
Anne Solgaard, Norwegian Institute for Expressive Arts & Communication (NIKUT)


20:00-22:00

Extraordinary International Seminar: Public Debate in Tromsø Library 
organized by UN Association of Norway - Office Tromsø

"Oljebyen Tromsø?" - Skal vi satse på olje eller finns det alternativer? 
("Oil City Tromsø"? - Shall we rely on oil or are there alternatives?)

From 19:30        Climate Movement - Local dancers and performance artists open the event with an improvisation around the interconnection between body, soul and nature

 

 

 

 

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