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Arts and social sciences at the Arctic Research Centre

Arts and Social Sciences at the Arctic Research Center is funded for a 5 year period by the ARTS faculty at Aarhus University and is a part of the Arctic Research Centre http://arctic.au.dk/. The researchers primarily have a background in Anthropology and the Social Sciences


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Arctic governance

•How public policies and law address the impacts of sustainable development on social/natural environments?

•How to analyse and adapt the existing governance processes?

Circumpolar adaptations

•What are the drivers of  Arctic adaptations?

•Can formal comparative methods borrowed from biology be used to analyse the evolution of Arctic societies?

Local knowledge

•How does interdisciplinarity inform Greenlandic society about the socio-environmental impacts of climate change and resource extraction?

•How to define indigenous territoriality and user rights?