The Seventh International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VII), to take place in Akureyri, Iceland, June 22-26, 2011, hereby calls for individual paper and poster proposals.

Please go to and submit you abstract on a special paper and poster abstract submittal form. There you can also see a complete list of sessions and themes.


Paper and poster abstracts should contain:

- Abstract title

- Name and full contact details of the author(s)

- Abstract: A 250 words (max) summary

- An indication of which session the paper should ideally be presented in (see list of themes and preliminary list of sessions at If the paper is already invited by a session leader, please indicate this. We strongly suggest that you provide more than one preferred placement for your presentation.

ICASS is held every three years and is a congress of the International Arctic Social Sciences put on by IASSA (International Arctic Social Sciences Association). The Congress will be hosted by the University of Akureyri, the town of Akureyri and the Stefansson Arctic Institute.

For further information on IASSA or ICASS VII, please contact:

Lara Olafsdottir
IASSA Secretary
Stefansson Arctic Institute
Tel: 460 8980

Dr. Jon Haukur Ingimundarson
ICASS VII Congress Convener
Stefansson Arctic Institute & University of Akureyri
Tel: 460 8982; GSM: 862 0477

Dr. Joan Nymand Larsen
IASSA President and ICASS VII co-convener
Stefansson Arctic Institute & University of Akureyri
Tel: 460 8984; GSM: 893 0488

The IASSA Secretariat is located at the Stefansson Arctic Institute (Stofnun Vilhjálms Stefánssonar)>, Borgir, Nordurslod, Akureyri.

The 7th ICASS Host Organizing Committee consists of members representing the University of Akureyri, Stefansson Arctic Institute, Town of Akureyri, Arctic Portal, Akureyri Travel, and the Icelandic Centre for Research.