The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Akureyri awards His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson an honorary doctorate in the field of social sciences. On the occasion of the honorary award, a symposium will be held at the University of Akureyri.

Some of the topics on the agenda is Icelandic political science, the importance of the constitution in a democratic society, and the situation of indigenous people in the Nordic region.

The event will take place on September 30 at 10:00-15:00 (GMT).

Read more and register here.