Circumpolar Book publication

Ziker, John & Florian Stammler (eds) 2011. Histories from the North. Environments, Movements and Narratives. Proceedings of the Final BOREAS Conference Rovaniemi, Finland, October 29-31, 2009. Boise (ID): Department of Anthropology, Boise State University in conjunction with Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland This edited volume is unique in the way that it is more …

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SEC Seminar – Preserving Endangered Languages and Local Knowledge: Learning tools and community initiatives in cross-cultural discussion

Unfortunately interdisciplinary approaches are often declared but rarely put into practice. That’s why I was especially happy to take part in a joint endeavour of linguists and anthropologists at the Foundation of Siberian Cultures in Germany to organize a seminar and a joint publication project on language preservation and education activities in indigenous communities in …

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Karina Lukin’s defense of her dissertation on the Nenets of Kolguev Island

Members of the Anthropological Research Group of the Arctic Centre Rovaniemi Florian Stammler, Roza Laptander, Nina Messhtyb and Stephan Dudeck took part in the defense of Karina Lukin’s dissertation at the University of Helsinki on 10 December 2011. She published her dissertation under the titel “Elämän ja entisyyden maisemat – Kolgujev nenetsien arjessa, muistelussa ja kerronnassa” …

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Arctic Centre Reports 55; Resettlement from the Russian North

Arctic Centre Reports 55 Resettlement from the Russian North: an analysis of state-induced relocation policy Written by Elena Nuykina, edited and with a preface by Florian Stammler   The anthropology research team is happy to announce the available download of a new study on relocation, mobility and locality in the Russian North. Arctic Centre Report …

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publication announcement: Arktis

Several members of our group have contributed to a new major interdisciplinary social science volume on the Arctic, published by the well-known German journal Osteuropa. Anthropologically oriented chapters are the ones by Anna Stammler-Gossmann, Florian Stammler, Elena Khlinovskaya-Rockhill, Tobias Holzlehner, and also Stephen Fortesque and Indra Overland. Unfortunately the volume is in German only, but …

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