The postdoctoral researcher will be working with Professor Jeff Welker, the inaugural UArctic Chair, and his research teams. The 3-year position will be based at the University of Oulu with travel to field sites in Finland and periodic travel to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Apply by Dec 1.

From September 2017 to August 2020 the IASSA Secretariat will be housed at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls, USA, while ICASS X in 2020 will be hosted by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The new locations represent a unique collaborative effort between two institutio...

Co-written by an anthropologist and a reindeer herder (BRISK project co-researcher) on the basis of their field materials, the book "An Arctic Indigenous Knowledge System of Landscape, Climate, and Human Interactions. Evenki Reindeer Herders and Hunters" offers documentation and analysis of complex traditional environmental k...


Arctic Yearbook 2017 published

Mon, Oct 16, 2017
The theme of AY2017 is change and innovation in the Arctic. This theme is understood broadly and aims to define and describe innovation as a response to, and as a means for, change in an Arctic context. The online version is available at http://www.arcticyearbook.com/.


The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference on November 14-16, 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland offers an opportunity to reflect on Arctic cooperation and its future. The main theme of the conference is how to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Arctic science, policy and economy.


Faculty and researchers from the eight Arctic Council member states (the U.S., Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden) can apply for this collaborative research program, which will begin in spring 2018. A webinar for applicants is arranged today, October 11, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

In a rapidly changing Arctic, there is a need to engage in a comprehensive investigation into what Arctic security means in the 21st century. The Special Issue of the journal Politik aims to widen the debate on Arctic security relations through a more comprehensive dialogue inclusive of the many different types of security, t...

A Pocket Guide to Academic Publishing was written in the course of a seminar on academic publishing at the Polar Cooperation Research Centre, Kobe University, Japan. The seminar and book emerged as a response to the absence of a textbook on the ‘hows,’ ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of academic publishing, the knowledge of which students...

Organizers invite abstracts for the conference "The Geography of the Arctic Regions", in St Petersburg, Russia, 9-10 November 2017. The conference will also include a "school of young scientists" for bachelor, master, postgraduate students and young scientists (under 35 years). Abstracts deadline: 20 October 2017.