schedule - The Newkirk Center for Science and Society

UCI Symposium on Arctic Governance
Friday, January 30, 2015
Education Building, Room 1111 - UC Irvine School of Law
9:00 a.m. Coffee and continental breakfast
9:15–10:00 a.m. Welcome with Joseph DiMento and Anne Conley, Administrative Chair of the UCI Law
Review, and Session 1 – Joseph DiMento
Commentators: Robert Lutz and Kathryn Mengerink
10–10:30 a.m. Coffee break
10:30–11:15 a.m. Session 2 – Michael Byers
Commentators: Raphael Heffron and Michael Robinson-Dorn
12 noon. Lunch and Lecture at UCI University Club sponsored by the Canadian Consulate. “The
Upcoming U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council,” by Brian Israel, Office of the Legal Adviser for
Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, United States Department of State.
2:00–2:45 p.m. Session 3 – Tore Henriksen
Commentators: Jordan Diamond and Raphael Heffron
2:45–3:30 p.m. Session 4 – Timo Koivurova
Commentators: Jessica Shadian and Jordan Diamond
3:30–3:45 p.m. Coffee break
3:45–4:30 p.m. Hello and Welcome by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Irvine School of Law, followed by
Session 5 – Tullio Scovazzi
Commentators: Kathryn Mengerink and Raphael Heffron
4:30–5:15 p.m. Session 6 – Betsy Baker
Commentators: Jessica Shadian and Kathryn Mengerink [Jordan Diamond and Michael Robinson-Dorn]
Saturday, January 31, 2015
EDU 1131 – UC Irvine School of Law
9:30 a.m. Coffee and continental breakfast
9:45–10:30 a.m. Session 7 – Brian Israel
Commentators: Robert Lutz and Michael Robinson-Dorn
10:30–11 a.m. Coffee break
11–11:45 a.m. Session 8 – Oran Young
Commentators: Jordan Diamond and Jessica Shadian
12:00-1:30 p.m. Box Lunch
Sponsored by Fulbright Canada
Panel, Community-based Science in the Arctic
Sponsored by The Newkirk Center for Science and Society and Center for Unconventional Security
Affairs (CUSA)
1:30–2:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Mendenhall, Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins
University, U.S.A.
Social understandings of the Arctic domain
2:00-2:30 p.m.
May-Britt Öhman, Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden
Supradisciplinary conversations on security, safety and resilience in the river
valleys of Sábme – land of the Sámi
2:30–3:00 p.m.
Arn Keeling, Department of Geography, Memorial University, Canada
(via Skype)
Aboriginal communities and the environmental legacies of extractive
development in the Arctic
3:00-3:15 p.m.
Question and answer
3:15-3:30 p.m.
Coffee break
3:30–4:00 p.m.
Mark Vardy, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada
Constructing the “stakeholder” in Arctic science-for-policy
4:00–4:30 p.m.
Peter Sköld, Arctic Research Centre, Umeå University, Sweden
Salience, stakeholders and sustainabilities: Perspectives from
Arctic research in Sweden
4:30–5:00 p.m.
Question and answer