The third cohort of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative III is a program of the U.S. Department of State in cooperation with the bi-national Fulbright Commissions in the participating countries, and The Institute of International Education, IIE.

For the third time, the program has brought together professionals, practitioners, and researchers from the United States, Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark including Greenland and the Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.

This third cohort of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative has worked on stimulating international research collaboration on Arctic issues while including mutual understanding between people of the United States and member countries of the Arctic Council.

Fulbright Arctic Initiative III

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative brings together established researchers, early-career specialists, and indigenous knowledge experts from the 8 Arctic Council member states to form a network of scholars to conduct research. Fulbright Arctic Initiative III will address public-policy research questions relevant to Arctic nations’ shared challenges and opportunities.

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Register and Watch the livestream by clicking HERE, at the time of the Arctic symposium - Which is Thursday, April 27, at 8 PM (Central European Standard Time).

Two Danish Scholars have been selected

Fulbright Denmark has again had two Danish participants in the Fulbright Arctic Initiative III. They have worked in two different groups and will be presenting their results at the final meeting on April 24-28 at the Wilson Center in Washington D.C.:

  • Dr. Lill Rastad Bjørst, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Aalborg University: Climate Research for the Greenlandic Society
  • Peter Wilhelm Lund Linde, Arctic Expert  Representative in Greenland, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Reassembling the Arctic Puzzle after Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Please note that the Arctic Symposium on Thursday, April 27, from 2-4:30 pm will be livestreamed (Danish start time 8 pm).

The Link to the live streaming will appear here at the time of the Arctic symposium. You need to register for the event in order to be able to follow the livestream.