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Foreign Correspondents: Call for Reviewers by Stephanie Lloyd

Stephanie Lloyd , December 6th, 2021

The past two years have made us realize, more than ever, the importance of creating means of contacting and understanding each other and finding ways of connecting the…


PhD scholarship Canada community economic development

fstammle , November 12th, 2021

Colleagues from the University of Manitoba have shared this generous scholarship opportunity. If you are interested in economics of Communities in the Canadian North, and would like to…

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Job offer in Aberdeen: lecturer anthropology

fstammle , September 25th, 2021

Our colleague Tatiana Agrounova-Low shares a job-opening for a lecturer in anthropology at the department in Aberdeen. By the way, congratulations to her for becoming Head of Department…

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A snapshot of contemporary indigenous life – with emphasis on Sámi perspectives

fstammle , September 8th, 2021

A new publication on Arctic Indigenous Peoples from The Sámi Council and German Arctic Office (at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) was…

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Spirituality of abandoned Arctic Infrastructure

fstammle , August 28th, 2021

So-called ‘ghost towns’ attract people in a certain sense, the ailing beauty of their ruins and the atmosphere of silence that is so different from the silence that…

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The North is innovative!

fstammle , August 10th, 2021

our university r&d department just shared an EU report, where Finland and Sweden lead their EU-internal rating for innovativeness. Nice to see that the North leads the way…

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Arctic climate amplification and Siberia’s burning forests

fstammle , July 17th, 2021

Usually Arctic amplification is referred to as the reason why the Arctic is warming faster than the earth’s average, as the Arctic’s surface gets darker (due to less…

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arcticanthropology in top 30! Congratulations to our 10th anniversary!

fstammle , July 2nd, 2021

Dear authors, followers, commenters, readers of our blog. Please allow me to share something on our own behalf: Just got surprising good news that our blog made it…

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Trust Versus Paranoia: Can the Siberian fire spirit explain the spectacular failure of the UK Covid track and trace app?

fstammle , April 30th, 2021

Piers Vitebsky (pv100(at)cam.ac.uk) and Roza Laptander (roza.laptander(at)mail.ru) are going to give an interesting example on how to de-provincialise Arctic social sciences. This time on a topic tha…

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The Arctic Environmental Responsibility Index – oil and gas better than mining?

fstammle , March 11th, 2021

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/bse.2698 This has been a long journey and a lot of work several years: jointly with a number of interdisciplinary colleagues, we published our arti…

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APLA’s Statement on Academic Freedom in Turkey

randiirwin , February 23rd, 2021

APLA stands in solidarity with Boğaziçi University students, faculty and staff who have been protesting the anti-democratic and illegitimate…

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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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Now Open: APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology

randiirwin , February 5th, 2021

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2021 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology competition.

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Recruiting: APLA Junior-Senior Mentoring

randiirwin , February 5th, 2021

We are now recruiting mentors and mentees for the APLA Junior-Senior Mentor Program!

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2021 at Platypus

Svetlana Borodina , January 12th, 2021

Pixabay The first weeks of 2021 brought no relief, even though so many hoped otherwise. Instead, the first twelve days clearly demonstrated that exclusion, inequity, violence, and multiply…


Sudden loss of a great research facilitator

fstammle , December 29th, 2020

This is dedicated to a long term and very good friend, Konstantin Ochepkov, who passed away in Siberia way too early yesterday, just a little over 50 years…

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Long live the tundra nomads!

fstammle , December 18th, 2020

Just found out from the local news that in the Novyi Urengoy hospital two Nenets elders survived covid-19 and recovered from pneumonia, at the age of more than…

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PhD jobs, Arctic Anthropology?

fstammle , December 7th, 2020

Dear readers, the University of Lapland offers four full-time PhD positions in an open call. So basically any topic in Arctic Social Sciences go. I would very much…

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Language, silence and climate in Yamal

fstammle , November 24th, 2020

In spring we were proud to host the world’s first anthropological PhD defence in english by a Nenets colleague, Roza Laptander. Now we are happy that she got…

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APLA 2020 Book Prize!

randiirwin , October 30th, 2020

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased award the 2020 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology to Dr. Alpa Shah (London School of Economics) for her book Nightmarch: Am…

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Markku Lehmuskallio in Rovaniemi – Pre-screening meeting with the film maker

fstammle , October 27th, 2020

for many of our readers Markku Lehmuskallio won’t need an introduction. He is a world acclaimed film maker, and a friend of our team. Some of you may…

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Future of Arctic Youth in Rural Areas

fstammle , October 18th, 2020

This initiative sounds very promising. I think we would need a publication that explores anthropologically the specifics of gender organisation in Arctic societies, not only in villages but…

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The Experience of Displacement and Social Engineering in Kola Saami Oral Histories

lukasallemann , October 11th, 2020

Public defence of the doctoral dissertation by blog contributor Lukas Allemann on 15 Oct 2020 Our team member and periodic blog contributor Lukas Allemann examines in his thesis…

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