We celebrate 30 years of Norwegian - Russian cooperation

St. Petersburg - Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge -
The celebration takes place in September, with a host of specially invited panelists. You can sign up here.

​​​​​​In September we will celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the cooperation between the High North Center at Nord University Business School and Russian universities. 

You are hereby invited to participate at the seminar in Bodø, Norway which is being held for this occasion.

The seminar will addresses perspectives of Norwegian-Russian cooperation in business education and research. 

Invited panelists are:

  • Audun Halvorsen (State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Aase Marthe Johansen Horrigmo (State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research)
  • Teimuraz Ramishvili (The Ambassador of Russia to Norway)
  • Tomas Norvoll (The Governor of Nordland County)
  • Ida Maria Pinnerød (The Mayor of Bodø)
  • Hanne Solheim Hansen (Rector, Nord University)
  • Gry Alsos (Dean, Nord University Business School)
  • Frode Mellemvik (Director, High North Center)
  • Kristin Høiby (Spescial advisor Research Council of Norway)
  • Salve Dahle (Director, Avkaplan-Niva)
  • Oddgeir Danielsen (Regional Director - NRCC North)
  • Sergey Vasiliev (MGIMO University of Russa)
  • Georgina Nevzorova (BSTU University, Russia)
  • Gry Alsos (Dean, Nord University Business School)
  • Anders Christoffer Edstrøm (PhD fellow, Nord University Business School/High North Center)
  • Elena Dybtsyna (Associate professor, Nord University Business School/High North Center)

The seminar consists of several parts, some of which will be streamed online(*):

  • September 6th, 11.00 - 12.30 (CET): Norwegian-Russian Cooperation in business education and research: lessons learned and future perspectives *
  • September 6th, 12.30 - 13.30 (CET): Lunch
  • September 6th, 13.30 - 14.15 (CET): Global development in the Arctic: International Cooperation for the Future *
  • September 7th, 09.00 - 12.00 (CET): Scenario workshop
  • September 7th, 12.30 - 14.00 (CET): The Arctic Scenarios up to 2035, developed by the international project team *

Register for the eve​nt here!

​If you have any questions, please get in touch with any of our contact persons listed to the right. 


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