Proposals are now being accepted for Breakout Sessions at the Fifth Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 13 – 15, 2017 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The University of Helsinki Humanities Programme for visiting professors and postdocs aims at establishing collaboration with the world’s leading researchers, expanding research cooperation networks, creating new research openings, and producing co-authored articles for top-level journals. The programme will bolster the intern...



Arctic Yearbook 2017 - Change and Innovation in the Arctic: Policy, Society and EnvironmentCall for Abstracts (deadline): 1 March 2017 (250-400 words)Draft papers (deadline): 15 June 2017 (4000-6000 words)

Organizers announce a call for abstracts for the 2017 Japan Geosciences Union (JpGU) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Joint Meeting with the theme, "For a Borderless World of Geoscience." This meeting will convene 20-25 May 2017 in Chiba, Japan.



The Calotte Academy 2017 "Perceptions of the Arctic: Rich or Scarce, Mass-scale or Traditional, Conflict or Cooperation?" will be organized between June 1 and 11, 2017 in the European Arctic, starting in May 31 in Rovaniemi, Finland and finishing in June 11 Umeå, Sweden. Abstract submission and PhD candidate funding applicati...




This symposium will promote discussion and action in innovation in community based research and management for sustainable Indigenous tourism development in Canada. The 2 day event will take place April 12th - 13th 2017 at Vancouver Island University.


In 2017 a new research team for the Arctic Centre (University of Lapland) and a new UArctic Thematic Network in the field of Arctic migration might be established. Nafisa Yeasmin, researcher of the Arctic Centre and initiator of the network, explains why there is a need to create a cross-national group of scientists researchi...