Sean Desjardins received an Starting Grant from the European Research Council's (ERC) consisting of €1.5 million for a period of five years. The grant is meant for outstanding researchers with the aim of stimulating cutting-edge research in Europe. Sean's project is called TRACES (Tracking Long-term Resilience in Arctic Sociocultural-Ecological Systems), an interdisciplinary project aiming to better understand the differences between Western-scientific understandings of sustainability/conservation, and time-honored Inuit traditional knowledge about environmental health and human/nonhuman animal relationships.
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Based at the Arctic Centre, Groningen Institute of Archaeology, the TRACES team will carry out the research alongside Inuit knowledge- and rights-holders in the biogeographically-dynamic Foxe Basin region of Nunavut, Inuit Nunangat (the traditional lands, waters and ices of what is now Canada).
Click here to learn more about Sean's research.
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