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“Linnaeus in Sápmi: Generating Knowledge in Transit”

The Anthropology Research Team is very happy to welcome you all at the Arctic Centre for a joint presentation by Professor Elena Isayev and Professor Staffan Müller-Wille, both from the University of Exeter, UK, on the 28th of May at … Continue reading

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Gateway to the Arctic V: Co-production of knowledge

24th to 27th January 2018 in Pyhätunturi (Lapland, Finland) Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Finland) hosts the 5th ‘Gateway to the Arctic’ (coordinator Dr. Anna Stammler-Gossmann). It is organized in cooperation with the Alfred-Wagener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany … Continue reading

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People, Places and Change

Exhibition – Research in the Arctic Dr. Anna Stammler-Gossmann, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland October 3 –19, 2017. Kopio Gallery, Faculty of Art and Design, University of Lapland Exhibition Launch: Monday, October 2, 2017, 18:00 This poster exhibition is … Continue reading

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Stereotypes die hard!

Last week, an advertising campaign by Visit Finland and Finnair produced images of Sàmi in traditional clothes dancing around the fire during a shamanic ritual in the tent. In discussions following the publication, many rejected the representation of Sàmi in … Continue reading

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Anthropology beyond dichotomies? Thoughts after “Beyond Perception 2015”

The Symposium “Beyond perception 15” was organised in Aberdeen by the department postgraduate researchers and postgraduate students to celebrate the work of Tim Ingold. The aim was to explore the ways in which anthropologists can find new avenues of approaching … Continue reading

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Seminar: Arctic fish-fishers-fisheries: scientific and local knowledge convergence

February 16-17 2015, Thule room, Arctic Centre Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Rovaniemi) organizes 3rd workshop in the series ‘Arctic Ocean and coastal communities’ on February 16-17, 2015. The workshop is a great opportunity to bring together local and academic … Continue reading

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Puzzling about sustainability: Coastal economies – sea water interaction

EU ACCESS project – Arctic Climate Change Economy and Society November 11, 2014, Borealis, 10am. Organized by Arctic Centre, Dr. Anna Stammler-Gossmann The sustainability framework has become a powerful concept in shaping national and international objectives. Nevertheless, the concept may … Continue reading

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