UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MARCH 2018
Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, March 15, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University
Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, March 15, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Kristina Svels, senior researcher at the Nordland Research Center in Bodø, Norway, will hold a talk on Arctic tourism research from a North-Norwegian perspective.
Since we offer a light lunch we kindly ask you to register for the seminar, no later than Tuesday, March 13, by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kristina Svels is since August 2017 a senior researcher at the Nordland Research Center in Bodø, Norway. Her research interest is within rural Sociology, World Heritage studies, Regional development, Tourism, Environmental Sociology, Nature resource management and governance, Second homes and recreation, and Commons. Svels has been involved in world heritage projects at several occasions. Svels research focuses on the local perspective in transnational and national tourism issues involving resident participation in the decision making process as aligned with governance protocol for impact on communities considering natural resource use for tourism. Svels draws on her experience from local to transnational laws and their application during tourism schemes to improve economic development where several stakeholders may have differing perspectives for optimal management.