International Seminars on Arctic Governance
*January 30, 2023: Due dates for the seminar on March 2, 2023 and the seminar on March 13, 2023 have been extended.
Under the support of ArCS II Research Program on International Law, two international seminars on Arctic and polar governance, organized by Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) Kobe University, will be held in early March, 2023. These seminars will be held in in-person format, back-to-back with the high profile international events held in Tokyo (March 4-6: Arctic Circle Japan Forum , March 6-10: ISAR-7).
March 2, 2023 “United States Policy in the Arctic and Antarctic and the Future of International Governance in the Polar Regions”
The Keynote speaker, Mr. Evan Bloom (Senior Fellow, Wilson Centre, USA and former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State) will discuss the recent US Arctic Strategy and the future of polar governance in light of geopolitical challenges, as well as the role of US, Japan, China and Russia. Dr. Timo Koivurova, Visiting Professor at Kobe University, will act as a discussant.
- Date and Time: March 2, 2023 (Thu), 17:00-18:30
- Venue: Kobe University GSICS
- Main target: researchers, graduate students
- For details, please see the flyer .
Registration due date: February, 2023 (Fri)
* (January 30, 2023) The registration due date has been extended.
March 13, 2023 “Governance and Global Challenges: The Future of International Law in the Polar Regions”
Under the common theme of “Governance and Global Challenges: The Future of International Law in the Polar Regions,” the state of international law and international cooperation in the Arctic region will be broadly examined. Participation and presentation by early-career scholars are particularly welcome. Confirmed participants include Timo Koivurova (Visiting Professor, Kobe University) and Romain Chuffart (Ph.D. Student at Durham University, United Kingdom and President of Arctic Institute, USA).
Call for abstract due date: February 10, 2023 (Fri)
* (January 30, 2023) The call for abstract due date has been extended.
*Time and program of the day will be announced later.