The Department of Geography at Durham University is delighted to be hosting the 6th and final conference of the 'Palaeo-Arctic Spatial and Temporal Gateways' (PAST Gateways) network on April 16th - 20th, 2018. As with previous conferences, it will include oral and poster presentations over 2.5 days and a mid-conference fieldtrip. We welcome contributions on the overall theme of Arctic palaeo-environmental change beyond instrumental records, and particularly on: Growth and decay of Arctic Ice Sheets, Arctic sea-ice and ocean changes, Non-glaciated Arctic environments including permafrost, and Holocene Arctic palaeo-environmental change. At this stage confirmed invited speakers are Professor Julian Dowdeswell and Dr. Anne Jennings.

The conference icebreaker will take place in the magnificent Great Hall of Durham Castle on the evening of Monday 16th April. The conference dinner will take place in Hatfield College on the evening of April 19th.


The deadline for registration and abstract submission is 15th February, 2018.

For more information and registration/abstract submission, please see PAST GATEWAYS WEBSITE