UArctic Congress 2016 updates

Tue, May 31, 2016
The keynote speakers for the Science Section of the UArctic Congress 2016 have been announced, and the early-bird registration deadline has been extended until June 15.

The Climate and Air Quality Group, under the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM), invites proposals for its Call for projects. This supports projects that describe the interaction between climate and air issues in the Nordic and Arctic region. The deadline for this call is 16 June 2016.

The Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland (Rovaniemi, Finland) organized the first workshop on Arctic migration on April 18, 2016 in cooperation with UArctic. The aim of the workshop was to establish a new research team for the Arctic Centre and a new UArctic Thematic Network in the field of Arctic migration.


The HuSArctic project (Arctic Centre, University of Lapland) calls for papers for an international conference with a focus on the Barents region and its environment, sustainability and development, organized in March 25-28, 2017 in Enontekiö, Finland and Kautokeino, Norway. Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2016.



Almost twenty organizations from Norway, Russia, Iceland and Greenland are involved into this big-scale project leaded by Nord University. Among them are educational institutions, regional authorities, rescue services and Barents Euro Arctic Council Joint Working Group on Education and Research. The project is financed by the...



The sixth Northern Political Economy Symposium, organized September 8-9, 2016 in Rovaniemi, Finland by the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, will discuss everyday life in the Arctic and various tactics of tackling the changes in it. This is the first call for abstracts, with the deadline of May 31, 2016.



On 11-12 October 2016, the new research unit RAS at the Law Department of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) will together with SDU’s Centre for War Studies convene a 2-day conference to explore the future of the Arctic Council. Deadline for abstracts: June 6, 2016.