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5th Meeting of SCAR History Action Group, Washington D.C. (USA), 2009

5th History Workshop 2009 sm

At the end of the Antarctic Treaty Summit (ATS50) a history workshop on the “History of International Spaces” took place in Washington DC (USA) on 3 December 2009.

4th Meeting of the SCAR History Action Group, St. Petersburg (Russia), 2008

2008 SCAR Humanities StPetersburg

The History Action Group organised a session on „Polar History and Institutionalization of Polar Research : The International Polar Years“ at the SCAR/IASC 2008 Open Science Conference, held in St Petersburg (Russia) on 9 July 2008.

Publications from the 4th meeting:

  • Berkman, P.A. (2009). Common interests in the international space of Antarctica. Polar Record, 46 (236), 167-175, 7-9.
  • Elzinga, A. (2009). Through the lens of the polar years: changing characteristics of polar research in historical perspective. Polar Record, 45 (235), 167-175.
  • Gan, I. (2009). 'Will the Russians abandon Mirny to the penguins after 1959 . . . or will they stay?' Polar Record, 45 (233), 167-175.

3rd Meeting of the SCAR History Action Group, Columbus (Ohio, USA), 2007

2007 SCAR Humanities ColumbusOhio

The History Expert Group organised a workshop on “"National and Transnational Agendas in Antarctic Research from the 1950s and beyond" at the Byrd Polar Research Center; Columbus (Ohio, USA) from 25 – 26 October 2007.

Publications from the 3rd meeting:

  • Proceedings of the 3rd SCAR Workshop on the History of Antarctic Research, published by the Byrd Polar Research Center in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

2nd Meeting of SCAR History Action Group, Santiago (Chile), 2006

2nd History Workshop 2006 smThe History Expert Group organised the 2nd workshop on “Multidimensional Exploration of Antarctica around the 1950s" at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile in Santiago (Chile) from 21 - 22 September 2006.

Publications from the 2nd meeting:

  • Proceedings of the 2nd History Group Workshop
  • Moore, J.K. (2008). Particular generalisation: the Antarctic Treaty of 1959 in relation to the anti-nuclear movement. Polar Record, 44 (229), 115-125.

2005 SCAR Humanities Munich

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 Foundation of Institutionalized Antarctic Research” was organized at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich (Germany) from 2 – 3 June 2005.

Publications from the 1st Meeting: