The International Workshop on The Resilience of the Antarctic Treaty System to Future Challenges

December 19, 2018

As the year was coming to an end, more than twenty leading scholars and early-career researchers specialized in the field of polar law gathered in Kobe on December 17-18, 2018 for the now annual Polar Cooperation Research Center (PCRC) Symposium co-organized by the PCRC and the Arctic Challenge for Sustainability (ArCS project) with the financial support from JSPS KAKEN-HI, Kobe University Rokkodai Foundation, Center for Social Systems Innovation, and the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS).

The Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) will convene an international workshop to discuss the future of the Antarctic Treaty System on 19 December 2018. Please refer to the flyer for the program. No registration is required.

Date and Time: 19 December 2018 (Wednesday) 9:30 to 12:30
* On-site registration starts from 9:00.

Venue: Simulation Room, GSICS Building 6F, Kobe University Main Campus

Main speakers:
Akiho Shibata (Professor and Director, PCRC, Kobe University)
Julia Jabour (Program Leader, IMAS, University of Tasmania)
Luis Valentin Ferrada (Assistant Professor, University of Chile)
Jill Barrett (Adjunct Professor, Queen Mary, University of London)
Kees Bastmeijer (Professor, Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
Rachael Lorna Johnstone (Professor, University of Akureyri, Iceland)
Nigel Bankes (Professor and Chair of Natural Resource Law, University of Calgary, Canada)

Language: English

Organizers: Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC), GSICS

Wih the support of:
Kobe University GSICS Kino-Kyoka Fund
JSPS Kakenhi: 18KT0006

Contact: antarctic_study_group [at]