are in the MOST Phase I website (1994-2003).
The MOST Phase II website is available at: www.unesco.org/shs/most.
Together with the Arctic Co-operation Seminar on Sociology, in
which participated social scientists from Norway, Sweden, Finland,
Canada, the Russian Federation and Iceland, the University of
Tromsø organised on 30 August 1996 a workshop on the recently
approved MOST project on "coping locally and regionally with
global economic, technological and environmental transformations:
a circumpolar perspective" (CCPP). Its funding perspectives,
research agenda, pilot activities and strategies for the next
six months were the main points discussed during the workshop.
The MOST Programme was presented in the Arctic Seminar, and a
meeting was held with CCPP participants present in Tromsø.
The research agenda
Some comments were made by the MOST Secretariat on the project co-ordinated by the University of Tromsø and the Roskilde University:
Professor Jorgen Bærenholdt presented the project brochure and its main research topics. The project will be structured around five main themes:
This common framework will be used by different research teams, so that the results and the analysis of case-studies can be compared at the regional level. The countries/regions involved are: Canada, Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Russian Federation.
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