Honourary Lifetime Membership Award

On August 23, 2008, to commemorate IASSA's 18th 'birth' day, the first three Honourary Lifetime Membership Awards were bestowed in Nuuk, Greenland during the Sixth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VI). The IASSA Award is granted in recognition of sustained and significant contribution to Arctic Social Sciences and Humanities, and is presented at the triennial International Congress of Social Scientists (ICASS).

Gabriella Nordin-Sköld IASSA Service Award

In 2020 the IASSA Council has established the Dr. Gabriella Nordin-Sköld  IASSA Service Award  to commemorate the outstanding contribution of Dr. Gabriella Nordin-Sköld to the development of IASSA as a well-functioning and growing association. Dr. Gabriella Nordin-Sköld served as IASSA Secretary in 2014-2017. The Dr. Gabriella Nordin-Sköld Award is granted in recognition of outstanding contribution and service to IASSA as an organization, building its institutional capacities, membership, programming and communication capabilities. 


2021 IASSA Aawards winners:

Honorary Lifetime Memberships to IASSA

   Gail Fondahl (Canada)
   Nataliya Novikova (Russia)
   Piers Vitebsky (United Kingdom)

Dr. Gabriella Nordin-Sköld IASSA Service Award

    Alona Yefimenko (Norway)

Read laudations here

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Phone:  +47 75 51 79 91

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Information on previous IASSA Secretariats can be found at the IASSA history page.


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