The Symposium was held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 12-13 October 2022 and hosted by the University of Iceland. The panel entitled “Arctic Law is an Academic Discipline” attracted three excellent speakers, including Prof Timo Koivurova, Prof Rachael Lorna Johnstone, and Ms. Sara Fusco. In addition, Prof Kamrul Hossain – the UArctic Chair in Arctic Legal Research and Education – gave the introductory speech and moderated the session.

The session highlighted the importance of Arctic and Polar Law as an academic discipline that increasingly attracts students and scholars from the Polar region and globally.