The main aim of the workshop is to draw the attention of indigenous communities and the scientific community to the problems of indigenous health and its fundamental component - reproductive health, well-being - to the environment quality and its transformation; to discuss a wide range of issues related to reproductive health and reproductive behavior of young people; to exchange information and experiences on health preservation, improving its reserves; to optimize the relationship of human communities and the environment; to conduct a multidisciplinary study of human, natural and medical problems of well-being.

The Workshop program will include documents presenting the results of interdisciplinary basic and applied research. Discussion of scientific projects within the framework of international cooperation is envisaged.

Scientific Foci:

  • Health and Environment in the Context of Indigenous Culture
  • Human health, well-being and ecosystem change - general and specific issues
  • Reproductive health and reproductive behavior, indicators, estimations, criteria
  • Environmental quality and health impact
  • Long term impacts, vulnerability and resilience in Arctic socio-ecological systems.
  • Ways to solve the problems.

The working languages of the Seminar are Russian and English.

Please fill out the registration form, prepare an abstract, and send it to the address: or go through online registration.

Registration is free of charge.

The deadline for registration and abstract submission is 10 February 2022.

The Organizers of the Workshop hope to be able to organize the in-person meeting with an option of online participation (hybrid format). However, the final decision on the format will be taken later depending on the epidemiological situation in the Russian Federation and in the world.

The Organizers of the Workshop may provide financial support for early career scientists (ECS) and principled participants of the workshop after the decision of the Program Committee. The Organizers can also support members of the Saami international communities, regardless of age, who will be presenting papers or making keynote speeches.

The definition used for ECS is “IASC/SCAR definition for early career scientists eligible to receive travel support is up to 5 years after completion of PhD” or a Master ́s degree. There is no age limit in this. Just number of years since graduation. To apply for support, contact: e-mail: