Monthly Archives: July 2011

Forest Nenets ‘sacred ecology’ fieldwork

PhD candidate Rudolf Havelka, member of the Anthropology team under the supervision of Florian Stammler sends greetings from the field! Rudolf  has recently finished the first part of his field research among the Forest Nenets in Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets AO, … Continue reading

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The Anthropology Research Team welcomes its new interns!

The Anthropology Research Team welcomes two more students who have joined us from the first week of July in order to do an internship at the Arctic Centre. They are Anne-Marie Lapointe from Laval University, Québec, Canada, and Trevelyan S. … Continue reading

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Extractive Industries research at ICASS VII

The recent ICASS VII (June 22-26, 2011) paid respect to the ever increasing importance and public debate on extractive industries for Arctic residents. Several sessions were especially dedicated to this topic, and as many of us have been active in … Continue reading

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Dolphins enter Akureyri port as Kulan conducts blessing at ICASS congress

During the recent ICASS congress a good friend of the anthropology research team, Alexandr Artemiev from Yakutia, called Kulan, blessed the 396 delegates during the banquet with a ceremony. Kulan is a representative of the new Sakha spiritual movement that … Continue reading

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ICASS VII congress Akureyri, Iceland

Arctic Social Sciences are getting more and more diverse, and we were very pleased to see so many disciplines presented at the recent International Congress of Arctic Social Scientists in Akureyri, Iceland, from 22-26 June 2011. This was the biggest … Continue reading

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