|The Arctic Yearbook, call for Abstracts|
|Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:16|
Call for Abstracts (deadline): 1 March 2014 (250-400 words)
Draft papers (deadline): 1 July 2014 (4000-6000 words)
The Arctic Yearbook [www.arcticyearbook.com] is calling for abstracts for the 2014 edition.
The Arctic Yearbook is an international and peer-reviewed volume which focuses on issues of regional geopolitics, circumpolar relations, and security, broadly defined. The Arctic Yearbook is a joint initiative of the Northern Research Forum (NRF) and the UArctic Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security.
This year's theme is "Human Capital in the North". This theme is meant to address strategies, policies and technical aspects, as well as challenges, hindrances and difficulties, for building (human) capacity in the North/Arctic, including:
Other topics of contemporary significance to circumpolar relations, geopolitics and security are also welcomed.
We also welcome proposals for commentaries (1-3 page opinion pieces) from experts and policymakers on current issues and events.
Dr. Lawson Brigham [Distinguished Professor of Geography & Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Senior Fellow, Institute of the North, United States]
Dr. Robert Corell [Principal and Professor II, Global Environment & Technology Foundation; Chair of Global Science Associates; University of Tromsø & University of the Arctic, Norway]
Dr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson [Honorable President of Iceland]
Dr. Yang Jian [Vice-President of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, China]
Dr. Kari Laine [Director of the Thule Institute, University of Oulu, Finland]
Dr. Gustaf Lind [Arctic Ambassador and SAO, Sweden]
Dr. Steven E. Miller [Director of the International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief of International Security, Harvard University, United States]
Dr. Alexander Pelyasov [Russian Academy of Sciences; Director of the Center of Northern and Arctic Economics; Ministry of Economic Development & Trade, Russia]
Ms. Diana Wallis [Former Vice-President of the EU Parliament, United Kingdom]