Monthly Archives: October 2011

Arctic Centre Reports 55; Resettlement from the Russian North

Arctic Centre Reports 55 Resettlement from the Russian North: an analysis of state-induced relocation policy Written by Elena Nuykina, edited and with a preface by Florian Stammler   The anthropology research team is happy to announce the available download of … Continue reading

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Nature special, Arctic: discussion

The top-journal “nature” recently published a special issue on the Arctic, yet another proof on how important our field region is. I liked Henry Huntington’s piece on Arctic residents’ knowledge and how important this is for understanding the changes happening … Continue reading

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Report from the Field: Looking for Alaska…in Mexico

Hello everybody, this is Sara Komarnisky, phD student from British Columbia, Canada. I would like to share some impressions from the field here, comments are welcome, particularly concerning “the North in the South”, and vice versa, as well as migration … Continue reading

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Land use and indigenous rights in the Arctic

The anthropology research team was happy to be invited to the North Eastern Federal University of Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia, held on 28th and 29th of September. Yakutsk is the capital of the Sakha Republic, Russia’s biggest administrative unit with … Continue reading

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