The theme for this year’s conference is “Arctic generations: Looking back and looking forward”.
The program focuses on all aspects of human existence in the Arctic in the past, present and future: social, cultural, historical, economic, political, linguistic, educational, archaeological, engineering, health, legal, psychological, etc. The conference also emphasizes history, future and sustainability of Arctic peoples and environments throughout generations and co-production of knowledge with Indigenous knowledge holders and Arctic stakeholders. CLINF researcher Grete Hovelsrud is organizing one of the conference sessions.
For the first time in the 30 years history of the International Arctic Social Science Association, IASSA, this tri-annual conference is held in Russia.