Currently, SCN operates in two arenas with a third under development:
1. Offering summer courses to small groups of international graduate and post-graduate students, professors and scholars looking for new insights and inspirations in post-and transdisciplinary methods.
2. Offering lectures and services to professors and universities who bring their students as a part of their curriculum. This may include travels in Iceland that SCN organizes, and a stay at Kiðagil for a certain amount of time.
SCN has held 6 annual academic courses: One in 2007, two courses in 2009 and one in each year of 2014, 2015 and 2018. Furthermore, SCN has received a number of student groups from the USA and United Kingdom in this period.
A working sheep farm at the southernmost part of Bárðardalur valley
The setting for most of the programme’s courses and lectures
The idea to run academic courses at the border between human habitation and wilderness was conceived after Viðar Hreinsson’s visit to Svartárkot in 2005. A demo-course for scholars and professors was held in Kiðagil in June 2007. Since then 5 signature academic courses have been held and the project has organized a number of other courses for student groups from individual universities in the USA and the UK.
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