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8th Meeting of SCAR History Expert Group, Portland (USA), 2012

The History EG organised two sessions at the XXXII SCAR Open Science Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, USA in July 2012 - 'Historical views on Gateways to Antarctica', focusing on the significance of port cities, and 'Voicing Silences in Antarctic History', showcasing the nature of historical scholarship on the Antarctic region.

Participants at the XXXII SCAR Open Science Conference sessions organised by the History EG:

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  • The Antarctic Legacy of South Africa (ALSA) is a National Research Foundation-funded project that forms part of the South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP).  ALSA
  • From 2013 onwards, workshops were organised jointly with the Social Sciences group. More information on the joint conferences can be found in the Events section
  • 8th Meeting of SCAR History Expert Group, Portland (USA), 2012 The History EG organised two sessions at the XXXII SCAR Open Science Conference, held in
  • 7th Meeting of SCAR History Expert Group, Stellenbosch (South Africa), 2011 The History Action Group organised a workshop on 'Antarctic History: probing the unknown' at
  • 6th Meeting of SCAR History Action Group, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 2010 The History Action Group organised a session on "History of Antarctica and scientific research"
  • 5th Meeting of SCAR History Action Group, Washington D.C. (USA), 2009 At the end of the Antarctic Treaty Summit (ATS50) a history workshop on the
  • 4th Meeting of the SCAR History Action Group, St. Petersburg (Russia), 2008 The History Action Group organised a session on „Polar History and Institutionalization of
  • 3rd Meeting of the SCAR History Action Group, Columbus (Ohio, USA), 2007 The History Expert Group organised a workshop on “"National and Transnational Agendas in
  • 2nd Meeting of SCAR History Action Group, Santiago (Chile), 2006 The History Expert Group organised the 2nd workshop on “Multidimensional Exploration of Antarctica around the
  • 1st Meeting of the History Action Group, Munich (Germany), 2005 The 1st SCAR Workshop History Expert Group on “The first workshop of the “Steps of