Monthly Archives: February 2012

Jokkmokk Winter Market and Conference

Anthropology Research Team guest and Fulbright Grantee to Finland Paul R. Burgess tells about his experience at the Jokkmokk Winter Conference and Winter Market, Jokkmokk, Sweden. Welcome to Jokkmokk; in Sweden’s northernmost county, a wonderful village, with under 3,000 people, … Continue reading

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Field Work in Western Siberia, Roza Laptander

Starting to the tundra from Aksarka’s central square Young generation of reindeer herders from Yamal As a member of the Oral History Anthropology Research Team I am now doing do my field work in Western Siberia, in a little village … Continue reading

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Forest Nenets Fishing – report by Rudolf Havelka

Anthropology Research Team phD student Rudolf Havelka is a little bit more than half way through with his fieldwork among the Forest Nentsy in West Siberia. As Rudolf is an enthusiastic fisherman himself, it wasn’t hard for him to get … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Norwegian fjords

Anthropology Research Team member Anna Stammler-Gossmann sends warm greetings from the very cold Sorvaranger (Finnmark, Northern Norway). Warm greetings from one of the most beautiful places of the Varanger fjords, Gandvik (Javravuonna, in Sami) in  Northern Finnmark (Latitude/longitude: 70°00′38″N 29°07′22″E). … Continue reading

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