The process of research. Methods and modes of analysis of the NOW-Project
The final report (2014-2018) from The NOW-Project is out: LIVING RESOURCES AND HUMAN SOCIETIES AROUND THE NORTH WATER IN THE THULE AREA, NW Greenland.
May 8th-10th, 2017. The NOW-Project hosted an international symposium in the Royal Academy of Sciences in Copenhagen: The North Water: The Entanglement of Ice, Animals, and People in a High Arctic Oasis.
As an additional output of their research in the Thule area, the team of archaeologists of the NOW-Project have created a preliminary guide to the Uummannaq settlement. See the guide here (Danish only).
A new report describes the research activities of the NOW Project carried out in 2016. Read the annual report here.
New report out from The NOW-Project: PINIARIARNEQ. From interdisciplinary research towards a new resource management practice.
In January 2017, a team of NOW researchers travelled to Nuuk to communicate research methods, processes and findings to stakeholders and a broader public. Several meetings and events were held:
January 24th: PINIARIARNEQ. From interdisciplinary research towards a new resource management practice. Presentation and dialogue meeting between researchers, hunters and stakeholders in the management of Greenland’s natural resources, Hotel Hans Egede.
January 25th: Public lectures about the NOW project, hosted by the National Museum and Archive of Greenland: ‘Fangere og fangstdyr omkring Nordvandet: det tværfaglige NOW-Projekt’. Presentations of research activities and findings given by: Bjarne Grønnow, Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, Anders Mosbech, Janne Flora and Astrid O. Andersen. Ilimmarfik, University of Greenland.
January 26th: ‘At gå på fangst’, a public presentation of the interdisciplinary and collaborative research project Piniariarneq, hosted by culturehouse Katuaq and the Greenlandic Ministry of Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Church. Presentations of the innovative GPS project were given by five vocational hunters from NW Greenland: Mads Ole Kristiansen, Olennguaq Kristensen, Aaqqiunnguaq Qaerngaaq, Avigiaq Petersen, and Qillaq Danielsen. Anthropologists Janne K. Flora and Astrid O. Andersen, and GIS expert Kasper Lambert Johansen presented process and findings, and The NOW-project was introduced by Anders Mosbech.