Borderland Seminar 2018 – Barents Beyond Borders

UiT –The Arctic University of Norway, The Barents Institute & Department of Tourism & Northern Studies

Thon Hotel Kirkenes

February 22 2018, 16:30-19:00

 

Free entrance and refreshments, simultaneous translations Norwegian-Russian / Russian-Norwegian

Moderator: Anne Figenschou, adviser at the Barents Institute, UiT –the Arctic University of Norway

 

16:30-16:35     Welcome, Anne Figenschou, Adviser at the Barents Institute, UiT–the Arctic University of Norway, Kirkenes

 

16:35 -16:45     Opening of the Border Seminar 2018 by Rune Rafaelsen, Mayor of Sør-Varanger municipality

 

16:45-17:00     Tomas Hallberg, Head of The International Barents Secretariat

Experiences and perspectives in light of the 25th anniversary of the Barents Cooperation

 

17:00-17:15     Dr. Shatunovskiy-Byurno, Consulate general of the Russian Federation in Kirkenes

New visa regimes in the Barents Region and beyond: Russian perspectives on local border traffic

 

17:15-17:30     Break

 

17:30-17:45     Maria Ilicheva, PhD in History, Associate professor, Murmansk Arctic State University

What are the driving forces of the Barents Cooperation? Reflections on present times and on the past

 

17:45-18:00     Peter Haugseth, Assistant professor UiT–The Arctic University of Norway, Kirkenes

Bachelor on Northern Studies Program: educational cooperation in the Barents Region, with links eastwards

 

18:00-18:15     Urban Wråkberg, Professor UiT– The Arctic University of Norway, Kirkenes

The Barents model used in borderland tourism in Central Europe

 

18:15-18:30     Break

 

18:30-18:45     Tatiana Egorova, Leader of The Barents Indigenous Peoples’ Office, Murmansk,  and Ida Holm Hansen, Indigenous Peoples adviser, The Norwegian Barents Secretariat

Indigenous perspectives –the last 25 years and the 25 years to come

 

1845:19:00      Sander Goes, PhD, Researcher at the Barents Institute, UiT–the Arctic University of Norway, Kirkenes

Partner, outsider or on the fence: EU’s different roles in the development of the Barents region

 

19:00-19:15     Questions and discussion

Thursday 22/02/18

16:30 - 19:00

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