Arctic Domus team member Peter Loovers participated in workshops on Arctic research in Salekhard and Alta
Arctic Domus member Peter Loovers attended the workshop titled, “Winter weather and climate extremes: how can researchers, authorities and local people work together to record, predict, and adapt?" The workshop was co-organised by British Embassy Moscow, the UK Science and Innovation Network, Tomsk State University, and the project group Inter-Act. The event was held in Salekhard at the Department of Science and Innovation, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District Government, Russian Federation from 31st October to 4th November 2017. The workshop brought together policy-makers and academics with local community-members with an emphasis on strengthening Russian and UK-based research on climate change. Peter Loovers substituted Arctic Domus member David Anderson who was unable to attend this meeting.
Peter Loovers also participated in an initial meeting to establish a UArctic Circumpolar Anthropology or Ethnography Network. The event was held at The UiT Arctic University of Norway – Alta on 31st October 2017. The meeting was co-organised by Olga Klisheva (NAFUR, Arkhangelsk) and Stein Roar Matthissen (UiT AU – Alta) with financial support from the Norwegian Government and UArctic. Peter Loovers represented both Arctic Domus as well as the University of Aberdeen.