University of Washington

Re-Imagining Area/International Studies in the 21st Century: The Arctic as an Emerging Global Region

The Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS), in collaboration with the JSIS Title VI area/international studies centers and a number of units in both the Colleges of Arts and Science and the Environment, is administering an Andrew W. Mellon Grant Project (2013-14) entitled, Re-Imagining Area Studies in the 21st Century: The Arctic as an Emerging Global Region. The goal of the project is to formulate new ideas concerning how area and global studies can be organized at the U.W. in decades to come. This project will re-imagine the present configuration of area/international studies to include a new emerging world region - the Arctic. In addition, this project will attempt to broaden traditional area/international studies scholarship that encompassed the social sciences and humanities, to include the natural sciences.

Partnering Units - University of Washington

National Resource Centers, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Canadian Studies Center
Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
Center for West European Studies

College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology
Scandinavian Studies

College of the Environment
Atmospheric Science
Oceanography
Program on Climate Change
Quaternary Research Center

Partnering Units - Off-Campus

Northern Nunavik Laboratory, Government of Québec

Principle Investigators
Nadine Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Vincent Gallucci, Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences; Center for Quantitative Science

Cecilia Bitz, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

LuAnne Thompson, School of Oceanography; Program on Climate Change

Canadian Studies Center
University of Washington
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