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Mini symposium: Science, shipping and geopolitics in the Canadian Arctic

Mini symposium 11 December 2009 - Arctic Centre, A-weg 30 Groningen
11 november 2009

During this mini symposium Peter Harrison and Leon Lammers will give presentations about the Canadian Arctic, the possibilities of new shipping routes and geopolitical matters.

Peter Harrison is an expert on the Canadian Geopolitics in the Arctic. Click here to read more about his expertise.
Peter Harrison wrote recently an article about the Arctic: a global hot topic!

Leon Lammers is consultant Ports and Waterways at DHV.The Northern Sea Route Shipping is a specialty. He recently wrote a masters thesis called "The possibilities of container transit shipping via the Northern Sea Route".
He graduated at the Delft University of Technology (June 2009).  Click here to read more about his thesis.


13:30  Welcome by Louwrens Hacquebord, director Willem Barentsz Polar Institute

13:45  Lecture by Peter Harrison, University of Washington

14:45  Tea break

15:00  Lecture by Leon Lammers, DHV Amersfoort

16:00  Discussion

16:30  Drinks

Please register by sending an e-mail to Melissa van der Heide: .

Participation is free.

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