Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Memory Stick Packed With Memory – Карта памяти, заполненная памятью

***Русский текст ниже*** As a major outcome of the ORHELIA project (Oral History of Empires by Elders in the Arctic), our research team is proud to present a USB-Stick with oral history recollections from the different indigenous communities where we have … Continue reading

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Arctic refugee lived experience: Northern Sea Route? Walking route? Cycling route? Motor (Lada) route instead?

Please also see the comments to this post, interesting! Surely most of us have followed the terrible news about drowning refugees desperate to reach Europe – and many may have thought that “well all that’s what the poor people have … Continue reading

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X SIBERIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE – PASSION FOR LIFE, Emotions, Feelings and Perception in the North and Siberia

A really early announcement for a great conference on Arctic Anthropology! I hope to meet many of the readers of our blog in a years time in St. Petersburg in order to discuss an important theme in our field. As … Continue reading

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Learn more about shamanism! Shaman traditions, in their hundreds of different forms are still alive today. Arctic Centre hosts two Sami shamanic practitioners from Kola Peninsula. You have a unique possibility to learn more about spiritual practices and sacred places, … Continue reading

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