Author: Anthony Speca

Presentation at 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences

Last week, I spoke at the Tenth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences as part of a panel discussion on ‘Innovation and Pedagogy in Circumpolar Studies’.   My presentation, entitled ‘Model Arctic Council for sustainable development‘, proposed that experiential learning through Model Arctic Council (MAC) — such as the Polar Aspect MACs that I design and run …

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Presentation at 3rd UArctic Congress

Yesterday I took part in a panel session on ‘Innovation and Pedagogy in Circumpolar Studies’ at the Third UArctic Congress.  My presentation, entitled ‘Model Arctic Council for sustainable development‘, proposed that experiential learning through Model Arctic Council (MAC) — such as the Polar Aspect MACs that I design and run for schools and universities — …

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3rd Online Mini Model Arctic Council for Trent University

On Tuesday, I ran an online ‘mini’ Model Arctic Council (MAC) for students taking Prof Heather Nicol’s third-year ‘Geography of the Polar Regions’ course at Trent University. Most of the participating students were from Trent, but they also included two students from Finnish universities taking the course through the UArctic Circumpolar Studies programme. The mini-MAC followed a similar …

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Lecture at University of Northern British Columbia

On Monday, I had the privilege of delivering a guest lecture to third- and fourth-year undergraduate students at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The students were all taking part in the UNBC Geography Department’s course ‘Changing Arctic: Human and Environmental Systems’, convened by Prof Gail Fondahl. My lecture was entitled ‘”Greenshit go home” …

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