Tag archives for Antarctica

Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute […]

Kees Bastmeijer

Kees Bastmeijer, Tilburg University Kees Bastmeijer is Professor of Nature Conservation and Water Law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). His research focuses on Polar Law and the role of international, European, and domestic law in protecting nature. He has a special interest in the legal developments relating to the Polar Regions (the Antarctic and the […]

Arnaud Humbert

Arnaud Humbert, University of Canterbury Arnaud Humbert is a Global Marketing Senior Executive, an Explorer and a Fine Art Photographer. Member of the Explorers Club, Arnaud is a Graduated Mechanical Engineer (HEI Lille, France), holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced International Relations (CEDS Paris, France) and an Executive MBA in General Management & Strategy (HEC […]

Mikå Mered

Mikå Mered, Cluster Polaire Mr. Mikå Mered is an adjunct lecturer at the Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Finland) on Arctic geo-economics, CEO of the French Polar Cluster, and external expert to the European Commission’s Research Executive Agency on the Arctic. Mikå’s research is dedicated to Arctic and Antarctic governance, political economy, market and security scenario-planning. […]

Climate Fiction: Lamentations of Zeno

Ilija Trojanow’s new novel “The Lamentations of Zeno” is a prime example of literary fiction engaging with climate change. The book deals with a retired glaciologist who works as a tour guide in the Antarctic, and explores his conflicted feelings about this role, before developing to a dramatic climax. “The Lamentations of Zeno” was published […]

Interview with Antarctic Anthropologist

‪‎HASSEG‬ members Jessica O’Reilly recently had her project profiled on the Glacier Hub website. Jessica’s paper “Sensing the ice: field science, models, and expert intimacy with knowledge,” was published in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute in April 2016, In the associated interview, she discusses her findings about the deep connection field scientists and […]

Antarctica in/and the Anthropocene

International Symposium Cristián Simonetti (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) Juan Francisco Salazar (Western Sydney University, Australia) Saturday May 28, 2016 Venue: Sala Matte – Centro de Extension UC Address: Avenida Alameda Libertador Bernardo O’Higgins 390 Santiago – Chile Final Program Antarctica Anthropocene Symposium This one day international symposium brings together a range of perspectives from […]