Author: Stephan Dudeck

ENERPO Workshop: Russian Arctic: At the Other End Of the Pipeline

Stephan Dudeck , February 25th, 2021


Stephan Dudeck – Arctic Fieldwork Now my lecture at the Enerpo programm of the European University at Saint Petersburg is available online. klick here for the video on…


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The Northern Sea Route and waterway infrastructure in the Russian Arctic: a seminar on anthropological perspectives

Stephan Dudeck , February 19th, 2021


The European University at Saint Petersburg will host a seminar on the Northern Sea Route at its research Center for Arctic Social Studies. The seminar will be held…


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Prof. Dr. Ulla Johansen passed away

Stephan Dudeck , February 19th, 2021


On 14th of February 2021 in her 94th year of life a great person, colleague in Arctic Anthropology and professor emerita of ethnology, Ulla Johansen passed away. Born…


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Cities and Water in a Time of Climate Change

Stephan Dudeck , February 10th, 2020


International PhD Academy June 1–5, 2020 in Venice last call for Applications until February 15, 2020 via VIU website! Join this unique opportunity for a broad global comparison of…


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1st December: “World Aids Day” Всемирный день борьбы со СПИДом – ВИЧ и коренные народы Севера в России HIV and indigenous peoples in Russia

Stephan Dudeck , December 4th, 2019


(English version see blow) picture: WHO/ВОЗ В связи с этой датой хотелось бы обратить внимание на один аспект эпидемия ВИЧ инфекции в России, который еще недостаточно изучен и мало…


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Call for Workshop contributions “Gender in Polar Research: Gendered field work conditions, epistemologies and legacies”

Stephan Dudeck , September 20th, 2019


A two-day workshop in the framework of Arctic Science Summit Week 2020, Akureyri, Iceland, 29-30(TBC) March 2020 funded by IASC – the International Arctic Science Committee The IASC…


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New PhD Position at the University of Kiel in Human Reindeer Interactions

Stephan Dudeck , September 9th, 2019


The University of Kiel, Germany announces a PhD Position “Human-reindeer interactions in contemporary and ancient Siberian communities” in the fields of Cultural Anthropology, Zooarchaeology, Archaeo…


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International conference on “Local horse breeding in Russia in the past, present and future”, June 22-24, 2018

Stephan Dudeck , June 29th, 2018


It is worth travelling north in mid June to experience one of the wonders of the Arctic. It is polar day when the sun disappears only for a…


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Exploring the Arctic at Venice International University

Stephan Dudeck , February 24th, 2018


Scholars, indigenous activists and students from both sides of the Atlantic (or Pacific?) met at the small Venetian island of San Servolo from 14th to 19th of January…


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Khanty activists Agrafena Sopochina travelled to Lapland

Stephan Dudeck , September 14th, 2016


Together with with my friend and colleague Agrafena Semjonovna Sopochina and her daughter Marija Launonen travelled recently through northern Finland and Norway, to Tallinn and to St. Petersburg…


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The Khanty Bear Feast revisited

Stephan Dudeck , April 24th, 2016


The honored bear’s head (Photo Antti Tenetz) I have visited the Western Siberian Khanty in the vicinity of the oil towns in the Surgut region for twenty years…


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X SIBERIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE – PASSION FOR LIFE, Emotions, Feelings and Perception in the North and Siberia

Stephan Dudeck , October 6th, 2015


A really early announcement for a great conference on Arctic Anthropology! I hope to meet many of the readers of our blog in a years time in St….


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New book: Before Boas – The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment

Stephan Dudeck , June 29th, 2015


I would like to announce a newly published book exploring why the cradle of our discipline was to be found in ethnographic research in the Russian Arctic. The…


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