Tag Archives: Yakutia

Siberia Geography Postdoc wanted

Our colleagues in Vienna have this interesting job opening in a project that combines anthropology and GIS in the area of the East Siberian railway region (BAM, AYAM). Interested? then read on

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Black Gold or black dirt in East Siberia? Arctic Extractive Industries PhD programme holds course in Neryungyi, Republic of Sakha Yakutia

It was a fascinating week that the Extractive Industries Group spent in Neryungryi, Yakutia, one of the Soviet Union’s youngest single industry towns, established in 1975. The Uarctic Thematic Network “Arctic Extractive Industries” thank the North Eastern Federal University, Faculty … Continue reading

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Oral History workshop, 23-24 September 2013, Rovaniemi

Everybody with a serious interest is invited to the following event: Workshop “Intangible oral culturalheritage: documentation, archiving and preservation techniques” Organised by the ORHELIA project team & anthropology research team Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland Venue: Arctic Centre, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Ust Nera, Russia

Dr. Florian Stammler has been studying Sakha spirituality along the Gulag Kolyma Road. Pictures and a more detailed description are to follow!               Ust Nera:

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