Monthly Archives: May 2011

Movement in the Arctic: World Routes

World Routes is the name of a conference on movement in the Arctic organised by the University of Tartu, department of anthropology. This was a very nice example of an intimate group of people engaging for two days in a … Continue reading

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publication announcement: Arktis

Several members of our group have contributed to a new major interdisciplinary social science volume on the Arctic, published by the well-known German journal Osteuropa. Anthropologically oriented chapters are the ones by Anna Stammler-Gossmann, Florian Stammler, Elena Khlinovskaya-Rockhill, Tobias Holzlehner, … Continue reading

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Barents development, Kirovsk, Northwest Russia: workshop

Our colleagues from the sustainable development research group at the Arctic Centre jointly with the Institute for Economic Studies of the Kola Science Centre RAS organise a workshop on “Politics of Development in the Barents Region”, May 17-18. The anthropology … Continue reading

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Spy or Kin? Stephan Dudeck’s lecture at Arctic Centre

Many of us who have worked in Russia, but also in many other places, have experienced how easy it is to get trapped in a role that we get ascribed by people in the field. What is the consequence of … Continue reading

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Arctic Science Summit week March/April 2011, Seoul

The 2011 Arctic Science Summit Week (www.ASSW2011.org) seems to be a real ‘no brainer’ for not only for us Arctic anthropologists, but for social sciences in general. There are many nice words among some science politicians about acknowledging that social … Continue reading

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