Social & Human Working Group Members
IASC SHWG during the ASSW 2017 in Prague (Czech Republic)

Chair

Peter Sköld | Sweden
Arctic regional development, Indigenous topics, Demography, Health, Cultures, Identities, Arctic research planning, Sustainability, History
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Vice-Chair

Gunhild Hoogensen | Norway
Security studies, security in the Arctic, Human security, Geopolitics of the Arctic, Peace and conflict in the Arctic and globally, Gender and intersectional analysis, Global peace and conflict effects on Arctic, Civil-military interaction, International relations theory
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Vice-Chair

Andrey Petrov | USA
Arctic regional/economic development, Sustainability, Urbanization, Resource benefit sharing, Indigenous demography, Cultural and knowledge economy, Social indicators
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Past-Chair

Gail Fondahl | Canada
Indigenous rights in Russian North, Sustainability, Historical/cultural geographies of reindeer herding, Social indicators
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Gertrude Saxinger | Austria
Extractive industries, Labour mobility (FIFO), Infrastructure, Human-environment relations, Sub-Arctic Canada, Siberia
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Peter Schweitzer | Austria
Infrastructure studies, Anthropology of climate change, Indigenous political movements, Hunting and gathering societies, Movements of people and ideas, Cultural sustainability
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Yang Lei | China
Geomagnetism, Remote Sensing
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Xu Shijie | China
Climate Change
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Barbora Padrtova | Czech Republic
Arctic geopolitics and security, International relations, Foreign policy, Securitization theory, NATO-Russia relations, US-Russia
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Ludek Broz | Czech Republic
Social anthropology, Siberia
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Pelle Tejsner | Denmark/Greenland
Human rights, Sustainable development, Land use policy
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Robert Thomsen | Denmark/Greenland
Nationalism, North Atlantic, Autonomy/self-governance movements, Greenland, Atlantic Canada, Scotland, Heritage and national identity, Cultural heritage tourism
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Arja Rautio | Finland
Environmental health, Social exclusion, Indigenous health and well-being
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Lassi Heininen | Finland
International relations, Geopolitics and security, Environmental politics, Nordic/ Northern European and Russian studies
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Béatrice Collignon | France
Inuit geographic knowledge, Geographies of the Inuit, Inuit culture and contemporary Inuit societies
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Virginie Vaté | France
Anthropology of religion, Shamanism and Christianity, Conversion, Religious interactions, Gender, Human-animal relations, Chukotka, Alaska.
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Alexander Proelss | Germany
International law, International law of the sea, International environmental law, Polar law
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Joachim Habeck | Germany
Gender, Social distinction, Segregation, Marginality, Mobility, Infrastructure, Permafrost, Indigenous land use, Reindeer husbandry, Sedentarization
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Joan Nymand Larsen | Iceland
Economic development, Arctic economies, Human development in the Arctic
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Dhurjati Majumdar | India
Arctic sustainability
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Akiho Shibata | Japan
International law, Polar law and policy
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Shinichiro Tabata | Japan
Economic development, Sustainability
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Dongmin Jin | Korea
Arctic policy, Cooperation
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Peter Jordan | The Netherlands
Circumpolar archaeology, History and anthropology
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Halvor Dannevig | Norway
Climate change adaptation, Environmental governance, Co-production of knowledge, Northern Norway, Participatory methods, Coastal zone management.
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Michał Łuszczuk | Poland
International relations, Diplomacy, Security
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Ryszard Czarny | Poland
Foreign policy of Nordic countries, Nordic security policy, Northern dimensions in EU policy
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Andrei Golovnev | Russia
Anthropology, Ethnography, Ethnohistory, Arctic nomads, Migration, Movement, Documentary cinema
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Andrey Podoplekin | Russia
Social psychology in the Arctic, Circumpolar states, Policy and programs of scientific researches
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Elena Conde | Spain
Arctic, Law of the Sea, Law of Treaties, Legal regime of marine scientific research, Terrorism, International responsibility, Energy, CFSP
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Michael Bravo | United Kingdom
Governance, Geography, Science and public policy
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Lawrence Hamilton | USA
Sociology, Demography, Survey research, Integrated analysis, Climate impacts
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Fellow 2016

Justiina Dahl | Italy
Sociology of scientific knowledge, Global governance, Epistemic communities, International relations
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Fellow 2017

Violetta Gassiy | Russia
Sustainable development, Community development, Green economy, Arctic sustainability and changes, Indigenous communities, Corporate social responsibility, Partnership (government-business-NGO)
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