Arctic Sovereignty Photo Album


The following photos document the SIS 495 Task Force on Arctic Sovereignty including the fact-finding mission to Ottawa 24-31 January and other activities during the quarter.

Course/Ottawa Photos
University of Ottawa article
University Week article

Image of tour of the US Coast Guard Healy In January the students went on a tour of the US Coast Guard Healy, the icebreaker used by research scientists in Summer/Fall 2008 to measure the continental shelf off Alaska and the Yukon. (1/19)
Image of students looking over Arctic maps Andrew Schwartz and Jamie Stroble look over Arctic maps with the US Coast Guard Healy tour representative. (1/19)
Image of tours at museum Students arrive in Ottawa starting out with tours at the Museum of Civilization and the Canadian Parliament. (1/25)
Image of Ruben Shimonov taking notes Ruben Shimonov takes notes during the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada visit. (1/26)
Image of Lennon and Epsten Patrick Lennon and Emily Epsten focus on Canada-US relations at Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. (1/26)
Image of Ruben Shimonov taking notes April Nishimura and Kristen Olson walk back from Foreign Affairs Canada with course co-faculty, Vincent Gallucci. (1/26)
Image of Kristen Olsen taking notes At the Russian Embassy, Kristen Olsen takes notes on Russia’s interests in the Arctic. (1/27)
Image of group with the caps Martin Bergmann, director of the Polar Continental Shelf Project, Natural Resources Canada, gave the Team caps embroidered with the Project logo. (1/27)
Image of meeting with Girolamo Several members of the UW Arctic Sovereignty Task Force talk after a meeting with Giovanni Di Girolamo, a representative of the European Commission. Left to right: Jamie Stroble, Nadine Fabbi, April Nishimura, Di Girolamo. (1/27)
Image of Printz with Norway's Ambassador to Canada Stephen Printz with Norway's Ambassador to Canada, Nor Berntin Naess. (1/28)
Image of Benoît Pelletier Benoît Pelletier, former member of Québec’s National Assembly, Minister in the Québec Government, and signature on the Nunavik government agreement, poses with Gus Andreasen and Alison McKay. (1/28)
Image of Donat Savoie Donat Savoie, former chief federal negotiator for Nunavik, Québec, provides the students with a complete history of the Nunavik land claims agreement and recent government negotiations. (1/28)
Image of the group with Donat Savoie From left, Marta Schwendeman, Stephen Printz, Andrew Schwartz, Gus Andreasen and April Nishimura join Donat Savoie, former chief federal negotiator for Nunavik after his presentation. (1/28)
Image of Sigridur Anna Thordardottir Iceland's Ambassador to Canada, Sigridur Anna Thordardottir, points out Iceland's central location in the Arctic. (1/29)
Image of Andrew Schwartz Andrew Schwartz takes notes during the visit to the Icelandic Embassy. (1/29)
Image of Shimonov and Printz Ruben Shimonov and Stephen Printz ask Icelandic Ambassador, Siridur Anna Thordardottir, questions about Iceland's interests in the Arctic. (1/29)
Image of Naama Sheffer Naama Sheffer posing in front of a map of the circumpolar world at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. (1/29)
Image of Andrew Schwartz and Jamie Stroble Andrew Schwartz and Jamie Stroble during the visit with Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. (1/29)
Image of Gus Andreasen and Alison McKay Gus Andreasen and Alison McKay at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. (1/29)
Image of Julie Troutt Julia Troutt asks Marilyn Whitaker, Director, International Relations Directorate, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, questions about the directorate. (1/29)
Image of Arctic Sovereignty Team The Arctic Sovereignty Team at the Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa. (1/29)
Image of Pharand with his bible Andrew Schwartz and Jamie Stroble with Donat Pharand with his "bible," United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea at the afternoon symposium on the legal aspects of Arctic sovereignty at the University of Ottawa. (1/29)
Image of group with Paul Okalik Students in the Task Force on Arctic Sovereignty, co-taught by Fabbi, pose here with the Honourable Paul Okalik, first premier of Nunavut, at the Carleton University Great Grads Speaker Series Event held at LIbrary and Archives Canada, Ottawa. (1/29)
Image of Arctic Sovereignty 'team' The Arctic Sovereignty "team" engages in a half-day symposium at the University of Ottawa Law School. (1/30)
Image of symposium on Arctic Sovereignty Stephen Printz, Gus Andreasen and Alison McKay listen to comments by legal experts at the University of Ottawa Law School symposium on Arctic Sovereignty. (1/30)
Image of Donald McRae Donald McRae, University of Ottawa, listens to student comments following his presentation on Law of the Sea. (1/30)
Image of Suzanne Lalonde Suzanne Lalonde, Université Montréal, shares her thoughts on the Northwest Passage with students. (1/30)
Image of discussion session about the legal aspects Donat Pharand and Suzanne Lalonde during the discussion session at the University of Ottawa symposium on the legal aspects of Arctic sovereignty. (1/30)
Image of Donat Pharand and students Kristen, Emily and Stephen ask further questions of Donat Pharand regarding the Northwest Passage. (1/30)
Image of presenting a gift to Donat Pharand Jamie Stroble presents Donat Pharand, University of Ottawa, with a gift from the class. (1/30)
Image of waiting for shuttle Patrick Lennon and Julia Troutt waiting for the shuttle to bring the class back to Seattle. A very sad day ... (1/31)
Image of goodbyes to Ottawa Good bye Lord Elgin hotel and Ottawa! (1/31)
Image of leaving for the airport The Arctic Sovereignty Team leaves Ottawa for the airport! (1/31)
Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Series
Mikhail Alexseev, Political Science, San Diego State University, spoke on "Russia's Northward Perspective: The Arctic Promise vs. the Siberian Curse" as part of the Center's lecture series on Arctic sovereignty. (02/20)
Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Series
Mikhail Alexseev, Political Science, San Diego State University, spoke on "Russia's Northward Perspective: The Arctic Promise vs. the Siberian Curse" as part of the Center's lecture series on Arctic sovereignty. (02/20)
Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Arctic Sovereignty Lecture Series
Barry Zellen, Center for Contemporary Conflict, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, gives a very innovative lecture entitled, "Toward a Post-Arctic World" as part of the Center's Arctic Sovereignty lecture series. With Nadine Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center. (02/20)
Task Force Dinner Task Force Dinner
April Nishimura and Ruben Shimonov celebrate at the Task Force dinner following the final evaluation. (3/13)
Task Force Dinner Task Force Dinner
April Nishimura and Julia Troutt successfully defended their chapter on the environment at the final evaluation of the Task Force. Celebrating at the Task Force dinner following. (3/13)
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