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Vestnorræni dagurinn / The West Nordic Day

23. september @ 15:30 - 17:00

West Nordic Collaboration in the Arctic
Location: Veröld – House of Vigdís

Programme:

15:30 – 15:35 Welcome remarks
Ann-Sofie Nielsen Gremaud, Chair of the Board, Vigdís International Center and Associate Professor, University of Iceland

15:35 – 15:45 Opening remarks
Steinunn Þóra Árnadóttir, Member of the Icelandic delegation to the West Nordic Council

15:45 – 16:00 Introducing International Decade of Indigenous languages (IDIL) 2022-2032
Tove Søvndahl Gant, Head of Greenland Representation in Reykjavík
Sofiya Zahova, Director of the Vigdís International Centre

16:00 – 16:20 Collaborative Approaches to Current Challenges in the Arctic
Discussant: Ríkey Þöll Jóhannesdóttir, the Institute of International Affairs
Halla Poulsen, Head of Faroese Representation in Reykjavík
Tove Søvndahl Gant, Head of Greenland Representation in Reykjavík
Pétur Ásgeirsson, Ambassador, Iceland‘s Senior Arctic Official at the Arctic Council

16:20 – 16:40 Opportunities for Research Collaboration between the University of Iceland, Ilisimatussarfik, and Frodskapasetur Foroya
Moderator: Ann-Sofie Nielsen Gremaud, Chair of the Board, Vigdís International Center and Associate Professor, University of Iceland
Panel: Tove Søvndahl Gant, Head of Greenland Representation in Reykjavík
Halla Nolsøe Poulsen, Head of Faroese Representation in Reykjavík
Pia Hansson, Director of the Institute of International Affairs

16:40 – 16:50 Closing remarks

 

Arctic literature: expressing the effects of climate change through art
Location: The Nordic House

Programme:

17:15 – 18:00
Jessie Kleemann, artist and author of Arkhitcós Doloros
Moderated by Sofie Hermansen Eriksdatter, Head of the Secretariat of Nordic Council Literature Prizes, Nordic House

18:00 – 18:30 Reception with refreshments

Details

Date:
23. september
Time:
15:30 - 17:00
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Organizer

Norræna húsið
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Venue

Veröld – hús Vígdísar
Brynjólfsgötu 1
Reykjavík, 107 Iceland
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