Berit Kristoffersen (NO) is a political geographer at UiT – the Arctic University of Norway. She researches in how presence and futures are negotiated in the Arctic, how politics turns into geo-politics and how climate change turns into opportunistic business opportunities. She explores these tensions and processes also in relation to how post-petroleum futures are negotiated in coastal communities in the north. She is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the HERA-funded Arctic Encounters project. a href="http://arcticencounters.net" target="_blank">arcticencounters.net vimeo.com/24269921 uit.no/ansatte/organisasjon/ansatte/person?p_document_id=80844&p_dimension_id=881532014 2015 2016
Friday 10 October 2014
On Friday 10 October the programme crosses the border to Nikel. Different aspects of Nikel, its history, industry, culture and environment are explored through guided walks, followed by the second part of the symposium with, amongst others, Dutch artist/designer Femke Herregraven presenting her latest research commissioned for Dark Ecology.