The NBC 2018 symposium takes place on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland on June 4–7, 2018. It is aimed at decision makers, experts and scientists in the field of CBRNE defense and security, professionals in civil defense and emergency services, health services, police, customs, border guard, military and industry.

The newest volume of the Woodrow Wilson Center's magazine focuses exclusively on Arctic issues, and also includes contributions from Mike Sfraga and Ross Virginia of the UArctic Institute for Arctic Policy.





The publication "Russian Laws on Indigenous Issues. Guarantees, Communities, Territories of Traditional Land Use: Translated and Commented" consists of translations of and commentaries on three federal laws on guarantees of the rights of indigenous small-numbered peoples, on indigenous communities, and on territories of tradi...

Professor Jeffrey Welker from the University of Alaska Anchorage was recently appointed as the first UArctic Chair, with the position hosted by the University of Oulu. In this introduction he shares his concerns regarding the future of the Arctic, and what his priorities are in his new role.

Arctic Frontiers Science 2018 takes place 23-25 January 2018 in Tromsø, Norway. Abstracts can be submitted until 19 September 2017 under the following topics: Aquaculture in the High North in Times of Change; the New Arctic in the Global Context; Resilient Arctic Societies and Industrial Development; and Circumpolar Safety, S...

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) will host a webinar on the Fulbright Arctic Initiative on 25 August 2017. During this webinar, co-lead scholars Mike Sfraga and Ross Virginia and others will reflect on their experiences and the impacts of this variation on the Fulbright model. The webinar is open to th...

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national and international partners invite the international Arctic research community to the International Arctic Change 2017 Conference to Québec, Canada from December 11-15, 2017. Registration is open, and abstracts can still be submitted until September 22.

The 7th Northern Political Economy symposium will address political aspects of life in the Arctic as well as the Arctic life as an object of politics, even in the academia. The event will be held in Loma-Vietonen (Ylitornio), 65 kilometres northwest from Rovaniemi, Finland. Registrations by 15 September 2017.

David Palma participated in an interdisciplinary PhD and post-doc summer school in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in early August 2017 to learn about the challenges and opportunities related to governance of the Arctic Ocean, focusing on the marginal ice zone (MIZ). In this blog post, he shares his experiences and what he learned dur...


University of the Arctic (UArctic) introduces the first UArctic Chair, Professor Jeffrey Welker, as a collaborative appointment between UArctic, the University of Oulu and the University of Alaska Anchorage. The inaugural position is hosted by the University of Oulu.