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Winter Course: Indigenous Diplomacies & International Relations in the Arctic

November 21, 2018

ARCTIC 200 – Indigenous Diplomacies & International Relations in the Arctic is open for Winter 2019 enrollment!

This course introduces students to international relations in the Arctic, with an emphasis on understanding them from the perspective of the region’s indigenous peoples. In this course you will:

• Study dramatic environmental, economic, and social transformations in the Arctic
• Learn about emerging geopolitical issues
• Explore indigenous perspectives on international relations in the Arctic
• Challenge yourself to understand international frameworks through the lens of indigenous knowledge systems


The ARCTIC 200 course meets MW 9:30 – 11:20 a.m.

Instructor Jason Young studies the political implications of the use of digital technologies by Inuit, Canadian citizens, scientists, and policymakers to discuss and implement environmental management strategies in response to climate change in the Arctic. He has also spent time studying Inuktitut in Igloolik, Canada.

This course counts towards the Arctic Studies minor.

For more information contact Jason Young: youngjc2@uw.edu

 

Center for Global Studies

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle WA, 98195-3650