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22 November, 2017, 08.30 – 17.00
Grand Hotel, Vardø

Hosted by the Future North research project at AHO, and inspired by the work and support of Vardø Restored, the Futures Seminar will feature recent research and that that is the process of development and emergence.

This research seminar is the first part of a series of events in Vardø in the week of 22-25 November 2017.

The programme is underpinned by the Vardø Restored project and leads towards opening our new design, landscape, educational and research arenas for future collaboration and inquiry.We welcome participation. The event is free. There is place for 30 participants.

To sign up, please contact:

Vlad.Vyacheslav.Lyakhov@aho.noFuture North is funded by the NFR’s SAMKUL Programme.



0830-0930 FLOATING  A session for creative swimming at the new Vardø swimming pool

0945 WELCOMING Coffee and greetings


Future North – Vardø Pamphlet

Janike Kampevold Larsen, Andrew Morrison and Anders Hofgaard

1030-1230 REFLECTING

Peter Hemmersam: Learning from Vardø

Janike Kampevold Larsen: Getting to Know Vardø as a Researcher

Morgan Ip: Participatory Cultural Mappings

Andrew Morrison: Developing Vardø HUB

Discussion: Achievements and Outcomes

LUNCH 1230-1330

1330-1530 FUTURING

Brona Keenan & Miles Hamaker: Savour the Past. Taste the Future

Janike Kampevold Larsen: Future Writing

Andrew Morrison: Envisioning Design Arctic Futures

Amanda Steggel: Future Amphibious Moves

Discussion: Ways Forward



Launch of Land Learn Project

Launch of Vardø Hub project

Consolidations & Celebrations

1700 DINNER in Lavvo near hotel