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Future Arctic Ecosystems revisited or reindeer herding at the verge of extinction?

30 Oct, 14:00, Rovaniemi, Arktikum, 2nd floor, coffee room. In this Wednesday Afternoon Coffee Chat (WACC) Florian Stammler will have a dialogue session with Aytalina Ivanova from Yakutsk reflecting on Arctic research agendas. What was supposed to be the first … Continue reading

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New Book on Sámi Educational History

“Sámi Educational History in a Comparative International Perspective” establishes an overview of Sámi education in an historical and internationally comparative perspective and examines indigenous educational history around the world, ranging from Asia to Oceania to Sápmi and the Americas. The … Continue reading

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We don’t survive – we live here!

These were the introductory words of Alexandr Ivanov, the head of the Olenek district in Yakutia, in his discussion during our session on indigenous people’s territorial governance under industrial development at the Northern Forum for sustainable development in Yakutsk, 25 … Continue reading

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Call for Workshop contributions “Gender in Polar Research: Gendered field work conditions, epistemologies and legacies”

A two-day workshop in the framework of Arctic Science Summit Week 2020, Akureyri, Iceland, 29-30(TBC) March 2020 funded by IASC – the International Arctic Science Committee The IASC Social Sciences and Humanities Working Group (WG), together with IASC’s Cryosphere, Marine, … Continue reading

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New PhD Position at the University of Kiel in Human Reindeer Interactions

The University of Kiel, Germany announces a PhD Position “Human-reindeer interactions in contemporary and ancient Siberian communities” in the fields of Cultural Anthropology, Zooarchaeology, Archaeology The term is fixed for a period of 3,5 years (42 months).Reindeer are intensively herded … Continue reading

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Arctic youth well-being reserach project WOLLIE goes to Kola Peninsula

Last week, the mid-term meeting of our research project on youth in Arctic industrial settlements (WOLLIE) took place in Kirovsk and Revda, two mono-industrial cities in the Murmansk Region, North-West Russia. While discussing our project goals and achievements so far, … Continue reading

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Lapland’s cultural codes: ‘unlocking’ experiences in Rovaniemi

Our Arctic Studies Programme in Rovaniemi has already started. Most of the participants are international students, for whom it is the first time not only in Rovaniemi, but also in Finland.               Unlocking your own … Continue reading

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