Conference on religious studies 2012

Rudolf Havelka, who is working on religion, ecology and spirituality among the Forest Nenets hunters and herders, brings the following to our attention: Dear colleagues, I would like to draw your attention to this upcoming EASR (European Association of the Study of Religions) conference held at Södertörn University, Stockholm on 23-26 August, 2012. The general …

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Jokkmokk Winter Market and Conference

Anthropology Research Team guest and Fulbright Grantee to Finland Paul R. Burgess tells about his experience at the Jokkmokk Winter Conference and Winter Market, Jokkmokk, Sweden. Welcome to Jokkmokk; in Sweden’s northernmost county, a wonderful village, with under 3,000 people, at any time other than the first week of February. This is when the village …

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Industrial development impact assessment – seminar

"Anthropological and legal aspects of industrial development impact assessment" Organisers: Arktis graduate scho ol, Arctic Centre NIEM and Anthropology Research Team Time: 19 December 2011 Place: Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland Registration abstract submission, travel, logistsics and practical organisation: tahnee.prior[at]gmail.com Deadline for abstracts: 7.12 The anthropology research team in Rovaniemi together with the Northern Institute for …

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Arctic Science Summit week March/April 2011, Seoul

The 2011 Arctic Science Summit Week (www.ASSW2011.org) seems to be a real 'no brainer' for not only for us Arctic anthropologists, but for social sciences in general. There are many nice words among some science politicians about acknowledging that social sciences can importantly contribute to understanding Arctic change, but the hard sciences are still largely …

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