Sci-Art Conference and Exhibition Opening

Conference: 

Ragnheidur I. Thórarinsdóttir (AUI, Reykjavík): Welcome speech

Pavla Dagsson-Waldhauserová (AUI, Reykjavík and CZU, Prague): Arctic dust as important climate driver

Maria Sand (CICERO, Oslo): Climate changes in the Arctic

Vladislav Chrastný (CZU, Prague): First experience with research in the Arctic: How to become a polar scientist easily and quickly and why we studied stable Pb isotopes there

Michael Komárek (CZU, Prague): The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague and its activities in the Arctic (and Subarctic)

Josef Elster (USB, České Budějovice): Czech Arctic scientific infrastructure in Svalbard

Radim Procházka (FAMU, Prague): Icelandic New Wave will start in Prague: English programs at one of the oldest and most famous film schools in the world

Gerlis Fugmann (IASC, Akureyri): International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

Richard Pokorný (UJEP, Ústí n/L): Julius von Payer Institute for Research in the Arctic and Subarctic at the Faculty of the Environment, UJEP

Lenka Flory and Michaela Kessler – LOStheULTRAMAR Reykjavík project focusing on refugees (incl. the Sámi refugees from Russia to Norway)

Zdeněk Lyčka (MFA): Arctic Festival – a traditional event interconnecting Czech and Arctic (Nordic) culture and science

Opening of the Exhibition “Czechia in the Arctic/ The Arctic in Czechia“

“Czechia in the Arctic/ The Arctic in Czechia“ is a traveling panel exhibition of the Czech Agricultural University in Prague, the Icelandic Agricultural University in Reykjavík, the CICERO Institute in Oslo, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, the Julius von Payer Institute, the Norwegian Polar Institute in Tromsø, the Centre for Polar Ecology of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, the University Centre in Svalbard and the Scandinavian Studies Department of the Institute of Germanic Studies at Charles University in Prague and the Fund for Bilateral Relations within the EEA and Norway Grants 2014–2021. The exhibition presents the achievements of Nordic and Czech scientists in Arctic research, joint Czech-Arctic research, educational and cultural projects and activities in Czechia and the Arctic, introduces Nordic language teaching and lectures on Arctic indigenous peoples at Charles University, the role of “Norway Grants”, etc.

Date

Sep 16 2022

Time

10:00 - 15:00

Location

Reykjavík - AUI

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