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First workshop of project EICN started the work towards new book


The workshop was held in Joensuu, Finland in connection with FERA conference in 19-20 November, 2019.

The first two-days workshop of project Engancing Equity and Inclusion in Education in Circumpolar North was successful and productive. The project group started planning the themes and contents for upcoming book, and drafting a book proposal. 

The participants of the workshop were:
Diane Hirshberg, University of Alaska Anchorage
Anne Burke, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Kalpana Vijayavarathan, The University of the Faroe Islands
Edda Óskarsdóttir, University of Iceland
Suvi Lakkala, University of Lapland
Tuija Turunen, University of Lapland
Janette Peltokorpi, University of Lapland
Malla Örn, University of Lapland
Mhairi Beaton, Leeds Beckett University (online)
Natalia Flotskaya, Northern Arctic Federal University (online)

The project group chose the Editorial board to lead the work with the book:

Dr., senior lecturer Mhairi Beaton, Leeds Beckett University, UK
Professor Diane Hirshberg, University of Alaska Anchorage, US
Associate Professor Gregor Maxwell, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Professor Tuija Turunen, University of Lapland, Finland

Next project workshop will be held in April 2020 in Anchorage, US. Between the workshops the group will work with the preliminary chapter topics and content of the book. The goal of the second workshop is to finalise the book proposal and plans for content of the book. The plan is to submit the book proposal to a commercial publisher by June, 2020.