CIRCLA’s research currently falls within four broad themes: 1) Climate change and sustainable development in the Arctic, 2) Arctic politics and governance, 3) Coloniality and beyond, 4) Business development in the Arctic.
CENTRE FOR INNOVATION AND RESEARCH IN CULTURE AND LIVING IN THE ARCTIC (CIRCLA)
Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities
The Research Council of Norway has awarded 7,9 million Norwegian kronor to researchers from CIRCLA together with six other universities/research institutions for the 3-year project Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities: from Practice to Governance. At CIRCLA, Carina Ren and Laura James will be involved in conceptual work on practice theory in cruise tourism and fieldwork in Greenland.
Imagining Independence - Greenland's Postcolonial Politics of Comparison
Through a close reading of current and historical texts on core developmental sectors, IMAGINE PoCo shows how application, rejection and forgetting of categories for comparison closes off some futures, making others selfevident.
What can Greenland learn from Iceland’s experience with tourism?
AAU enters in collaboration with Icelandic and Greenlandic partners in order to systematize and draw on Iceland’s experience with tourism in responding to current and future tourism challenges in Greenland.
Culturally Sensitive Tourism in the Arctic
Sustainable business and demography: Exploring critical links between gender youth and small-scale business development in fisheries and tourism in South Greenland
The overall objective of this project is to support sustainable business and demographic development in and for South Greenland by exploring and illuminating the role that local small-scale business operations play in creating a desirable and valuable business development for themselves and their community.
Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities REXSAC - A Nordic Centre of Excellence
REXSAC is organized as a consortium with fifteen partners as well as affiliated individual scholars from in a range of institutions across the Nordic countries and other parts of the world.