This video features panelists Mary Simon, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Michael Byers, University of British Columbia and Pavel Baev, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), with official welcome remarks by Ron Strauss, executive vice provost and chief international officer at UNC and introductions by Jacqueline Olich, associate director, UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies.
“Who ‘Owns’ The Arctic?: An International and Interdisciplinary Conference” was hosted by the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) in conjunction with the Canadian Studies Center at Duke University and in partnership with the Government of Canada. The conference explored central topics such as relations between Arctic nations and how accelerating climate change is altering the political and economic relationships between these nations.
Visit arcticuncduke.com for more information about the conference.