Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group (HASSEG)

Terms of Reference

The overall aims of the HASSEG Executive Committee include:

  • To facilitate exchange between researchers in the humanities and social sciences interested in the Antarctic region and build a community of Antarctic humanities scholars and social scientists;

  • To increase the transparency around Antarctic-related humanities and social sciences research;

  • To identify and progress group research projects (such as the “Exploring Antarctic Values” project); and

  • To liaise with the SCAR Secretariat, Executive Committee and Delegates as well as other SCAR committees and research groups and provide advice and input where relevant and as requested.

More specific Terms of Reference for the Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group will be added soon.