Author: Roza Laptander

When a great ship asks for deeper water

Roza Laptander , May 25th, 2022


Harlingen’s harbour is usually half-empty on normal days. There are a few tall ships standing alone in water and many private modern yachts. Suddenly, among them you can…


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Mobility in the tundra: how to use the old snowmobiles in the summer

Roza Laptander , September 15th, 2021


From my field notes: “It is still early morning, 4th of August, 2021. I am waiting for a telephone call from a Nenets woman whom I had met…


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Interview during pandemic: Anna Nerkagi

Roza Laptander , April 9th, 2021


It has been one year since the coronavirus pandemic became a part of our life and changed it in a very radical way. We follow the rules of the government, we develo…


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Some thoughts about Nenets Syadeis from the Scott Polar Research Institute Museum

Roza Laptander , September 15th, 2020


Last week on the Internet was published a short video about two very old Nenets Syadei with the following text: Cambridge University Museums have been running a project…


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Successful doctoral Dissertation Defense: When we got reindeer, we moved to live to the tundra – The spoken and Silenced History of the Yamal Nenets

Roza Laptander , April 24th, 2020


Roza Laptander’s public dissertation defense took place online on the 29th of  April 2020 at 10 a.m. Finnish time. “In Christianity, at the beginning was the word –…


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Louis Apol, the painter of Novaya Zemlya

Roza Laptander , February 27th, 2020


Since my very first visit to the Netherlands, I have been surprised at the interest of Dutch people in one of the islands in the North of Russia,…


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A new book about Yukaghir people

Roza Laptander , October 19th, 2018


Our anthropological team would like to congratulate Dr Cecilia Odé with her new book Life with the Yukaghir: North-East Siberia’s oldest tundra people. The book was published this summer…


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Турбулентные периоды истории ямальского оленеводства в рассказах тундровиков /Turbulent periods in the history of Yamal reindeer husbandry in stories of tundra dwellers

Roza Laptander , November 14th, 2016


This speech was given in November, 10, 2016 in Salekhard (Yamal, Western Siberia) during International Symposium “Preventing the dissemination of infectious animal diseases on climate change&#82…


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Pert Yaptik’s speech in the 54th reindeer herders’ day in Yar-Sale.The Yamal peninsula

Roza Laptander , December 22nd, 2015


Dear people, my Yamal Nenets people! Dear reindeer herders! Listen, what I am going to say. Mostly I am speaking to you, young people who are living now…


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