Conferences and events


Time and place: Nov. 9, 2017 12:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Blindern

Welcome to the annual Day of the Arctic at UiO! The theme of the day is "Opening the Arctic – Challenges and opportunities".

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Domus Media, Kjerka

For decades, the Northern Sea Route has been one of the most contentious legal and political issues in U.S.—Soviet/Russian Arctic relations. These issues are becoming more acute as the ice is decreasing and the route is becoming more accessible. William E. Butler, John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law, will reflect on issues related to the current legal regime. 

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2017 11:30 AM - Nov. 8, 2017 4:00 PM, Scandic Fornebu, Oslo

The Research Council of Norway and Svalbard Science Forum (SSF) in collaboration with The Norwegian Polar Institute and The Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee (NySMAC) invite you to inspire and be inspired.

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2017 - Oct. 15, 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland

Arctic Circle Assembly takes place in Reykjavik, Iceland from 13 to 15 October.

Visit arcticcircle.ord for programme and registration.

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Fram Center, Tromsø

The French Institute of Norway and the French Embassy, together with the FRAM High North Research Centre on Climate and the Environment and the University of Tromsø, are pleased to invite you to the workshop “Environment and Governance”.