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Tenure Track Position in Oulu, Finland: Cultural Histories and Traditional Knowledge of Resource Use

Our anthropology colleague Prof Hannu Heikkinen from Oulu just sent this around. Seems to be a rather rare opportunity for a permanent job in Arctic Anthropology! Arctic Interactions (ArcI) is a programme designed to achieve global leadership in the area of … Continue reading

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The Khanty Bear Feast revisited

I have visited the Western Siberian Khanty in the vicinity of the oil towns in the Surgut region for twenty years now. Never could I have imagined I would see a performance of the famous Khanty Bear Ceremony documented thirty … Continue reading

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People and Gold in Finnish Lapland

As a part of our advanced course on the anthropological study of resources in the North we screen a rare film tomorrow Thursday, 18 April at 16:30 in the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, in the POLARIUM room. Kultajoki – Gold … Continue reading

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