The course will take place next time in June and July 2019. Read about course focus, general outlines and organization here. Application period: Feb 20 to March 15
About the course
This page is currently under construction. Please check back shortly for more information on the 2019 edition of Environment and Society in a Changing Arctic, that will be held in Svalbard this round.
Organization and general outline
The objective of this course is to explore causes and consequences of the changes in the Arctic for society and the natural environment, and discuss possibilities to handle them in the future.
The course is divided into two parts. The first part takes during three weeks in June at KTH in Stockholm and consists of a series of lectures, seminars and museum visits on the topic of Arctic environmental and societal change. In the second part, from mid-June to early July, we conduct field work in Svalbard.
Students need to have general entry requirements and 120 hp in one of the following fields: technology, natural science, architecture, history, environmental history, history of ideas, economic history, political science, anthropology, sociology, ethnology, literature, archaeology or human geography.
The application period starts at February 20 with a deadline on March 15.