Tania Gibéryen

Vice-President

Tania is a co-founder and the current president of polar.lu. She also founded APECS Luxembourg in 2008, and initiated APECS BeNeLux during the IPY2012 in Montreal. She has lived in Nunavik for 3 years for her PhD fieldwork. Her research is a holistic approach to Inuit land-use planning on permafrost in times of change and her supervisors are Prof. Michel Allard and Prof. Caroline Desbiens. She had been in complete immersion, taking on roles like Nunavik’s land-use planner within the Kativik Regional Government. At Université Laval, her northern experiences are strongly valued and she has been given the opportunity to represent the University towards HE Michael Jean, Governor General of Canada, to be a representative on the executive board of the Center for Northern Studies, as well as being involved in the coordination of the Northern Sustainable Development Research Chair held by Prof. Thierry Rodon. Tania has also acted as external cultural advisor to ARCTIConnexion.

Tania Gibéryen