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Associate Members are those currently working on an academic project on Svalbard but who do not have the time to be Active Members. It also includes those who have conducted research in the past or are conducting academic research on Svalbard but where Svalbard is not the main focus of the project and those who are conducting shorter field-based projects.

If you have a project that fits this description and would like to join our group, please contact us at svalbardsocialscience@gmail.com


Svalbard shipping activities in changing conditions: community perspectives

Affiliation: Nord University


Masters Project: The Interactions Between Tourism and Climate Change in Svalbard (working title)

Affiliation: Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent, UK

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Bachelors Project: Czech "Arctic explorers": Anthropology of tourism on Svalbard in the context of globalization

Affiliation: University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

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Currently two projects in early project design phase with relation to Svalbard

Affiliation: Fakultät für Soziologie, Universität Bielefeld, Germany

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Masters Project: Living with a Paradox - an anthropological study of nature, sustainability and cruise ship tourism on Svalbard

Affiliation: Copenhagen University, Denmark

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Planned dissertation project: From coal to…? Structural change in old mining areas 

Independent researcher and  consultant for mining and redevelopment of abandoned industrialized areas 

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