Edwige Cavan, doctoral candidate at the University of Paris, who is currently doing research in the department of Political Science at Brown University. She will present (in French) her research on the management of the natural resources in the Arctic, currently undergoing a serious warming, climate-change. She will discuss such issues as the exploitation of natural resources, maritime commerce, and serious environmental issues caused by the polar meltdown. After her brief talk there will be time for discussion and refreshments. If you are able, please bring something to share with our group.