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Arctic mining - past practices, present parallels

Symposium to mark the defence of Frigga Kruse, 19th December 2013
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On December 19th 2013, Frigga Kruse defended her thesis 'FROZEN ASSETS British mining, exploration, and geopolitics on Spitsbergen, 1904-53'.

Click here for a summary of Frigga Kruse's thesis.

Program
13:30 welcome and opening by Peter Jordan
13:45 lecture Frigga Kruse: summary of thesis
14:05 Constructing the pasts of polar futures: the Janus face of polar heritage by Dag Avango
14:25 Mining beyond my Comfort Zone by Miles Oglethorpe: summary
14:45 tea break
15:15 Frozen Assets, Dynamic Markets by Hidde de Haas
15:30 International Society and Geopolitics in the Arctic - Old and New by Christoph Humrich: summary
15:45 ARCTIC MINING: From present to future by Annette Scheepstra and Kim van Dam: summary
16:00 Frigga Kruse: future research plans
16:15 general discussion
16:45 closing by Louwrens Hacquebord

Laatst gewijzigd:20 december 2013 14:29