Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) has extended the deadline for paper and poster abstract submissions for the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X). This conference will convene 15-19 June 2020 in Arkhangelsk, Russia. 20 June will be reserved for additional excursions, such as the Solovetsky Islands.

ICASS is held every three years, bringing together people from all over the world to share ideas about social science and humanities research in the Arctic. ICASS X will mark the 30th anniversary of IASSA.

The theme of ICASS X is Arctic Generations: Looking Back and Looking Forward. Another focus of ICASS X is Indigenous knowledge and inter- and transdisciplinary research in the Arctic.

ICASS will welcome sessions and papers on all facets of the Arctic and sub-Arctic. ICASS will also welcome contributions on all other subjects of relevance to IASSA members.

Organizers encourage the participation of Indigenous peoples, northern residents, and decision-makers, as well as academics, so that ICASS X provides an environment in which to advance discussions on sustainabilities in the Arctic and the North and on other Northern matters.

Limited funds may be available to support travel by early career and Indigenous scholars.

Abstracts should be submitted online. All submissions should be in English.

Extended abstract submission deadline: 20 January 2020

For more information, go to:
Conference homepage

For questions, contact:
Andrey Petrov
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Phone: 319-464-9966

Elena Golosova
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