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SC-HASS Video – POLAR2018

The SC-HASS team were busy throughout the 2018 POLAR2018 conference in Davos, Switzerland. This was an opportunity to share current research, create new connections, and provide an update to SCAR delegates on group activities. Videographer Stephen Curtain captured some of these moments in the clip below, where Associate Professor Elizabeth Leane narrates the story of […]

Mystic Seaport Museum “Discovering Antarctica” Guest Curator

Mystic Seaport Museum, the preeminent American maritime museum, is currently organizing a major temporary exhibition with the working title of Discovering Antarctica: 1820-2020, to commemorate the bicentennial of the continent’s discovery, in 2020. The museum is located in Mystic, CT, just a few miles from the historic home of sealing captain Nathaniel Palmer, who sailed […]

Oran Young Awarded IASC Medal

IASC Medal 2018: Dr. Oran Young The IASC Medal is awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic. This year, IASC recognizes Dr. Oran Young’s Outstanding Achievement to Understand Arctic Institutional Dynamics, International Regimes, and Environmental Policy. Dr. Young is professor emeritus and co-director of the Program on Governance for […]

Obituary: Bernard Herber

It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Bernard Herber on September 21, 2014. Bernie was an internationally acclaimed economist, with a special interest in the Antarctic. He was involved with the executive committee of the SCAR Social Sciences Action Group, and was known to many of our members. Alan Hemmings remembers Bernie […]