Tag Archives: Migration

Who closed the border between Finland and Russia? A reply to The Independent Barents Observer

The saga about the Northern migrant route for asylum seekers wishing to reach a European country recently got a new turn: Since April 2016 the Russian-Finnish border in Lapland is closed for third-country citizens. The international staff of researchers at … Continue reading

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Arctic refugee lived experience: Northern Sea Route? Walking route? Cycling route? Motor (Lada) route instead?

Please also see the comments to this post, interesting! Surely most of us have followed the terrible news about drowning refugees desperate to reach Europe – and many may have thought that “well all that’s what the poor people have … Continue reading

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Mobile Roots – Rethinking Indigenous and Transnational ties

The University of Lapland invites proposals for workshops for this interesting conference, in October 2015. I think we Arctic Anthropologists have a lot to say about this! Would someone like to propose a workshop, or then later submit a paper? … Continue reading

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