Category Archives: Guests

Anthropological know how ‐ Fieldwork among Shamans and questions of research methodology

Tuesday April 29th 2014 and Wednesday April 30th 2014 Two open lectures by Prof. Tatiana Bulgakova, Herzen State Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg

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Extractive Industries, mobility and work in rural Russia

And another lecture on the extractive industries, this time looking at the sending regions of those people who work on the Russian Arctic’s oil and gas fields. What’s the importance of Arctic oil for a remote village in Russia’s south … Continue reading

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Oil, reindeer herders and flexible Laws on Kolguev

It is time for an anthropology team lecture again, this time focusing on Arctic Extractive Industries, in Rovaniemi, Finland, in the Arktikum building. We do this in as part of our Uarctic Thematic Network “Arctic Extractive Industries” and welcome all … Continue reading

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Solitude in the wake of Willem Barentsz

A very new book with many beautiful pictures and a colourful text made by photographer Jeroen Toirkens and writer Petra Sjouwerman, with a historical epilogue by Diederik Veerman, was recently published in the Netherlands. It tells about a trip made … Continue reading

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Arctic city-communities and the extractive industries: urbanisation, industrial livelihoods and sustainability-considerations

The extractive industries working group (EIWG) of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) and the Uarctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries start their  course in the Pan-Arctic PhD programme on Arctic Extractive industries next Monday until Friday. We … Continue reading

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Sámi people of Jona: pride and prejudice

The anthropology research team, organised by Anna Stammler-Gossmann, invites to a workshop (in Russian) with  Sámi activist and writer, Aleftina Sergina from Jona village (Kola Peninsula, approx. 30 km from the Finnish border, around 100 inhabitants). Issues  that we shall … Continue reading

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A new visiting researcher at the Arctic Centre

As a new arrival at the Arctic Centre, allow me to introduce myself. My name is William Davies, a PhD research postgraduate from the Sustainability Research Institute at the University of Leeds (UK) who will be based at the centre … Continue reading

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