Tag: Fennoscandia

Arctic Midsummer – party time with pagan roots

fstammle , June 26th, 2022

In the European Arctic Midsummer nowadays marks mostly the start of the summer holidays. But at the roots of this big holiday, celebrated on or close to the…

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The influence of world politics in the forest of Northern Lapland

fstammle , March 24th, 2022

We all know that the current situation with Russia and Ukraine is rapidly changing a lot of the ways and values on which we have been relying in…

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Indigenous People against industry: theatre performance

fstammle , February 18th, 2022

Many of you may have heard about the resistance of Sámi people against the Alta-Kautokeino hydroelectric dam in the 1970s-1980s. Even though the dam was built, the Sámi…

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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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Saami rights lecture, Rovaniemi

fstammle , February 6th, 2019

Our colleague Klemetti Näkkäläjärvi will give a lecture this Friday at 13.15 at the University of Lapland main building, with a title that would sound in english something…

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Job for Arctic Anthropologists in Europe? Oulu

fstammle , December 20th, 2018

The University of Oulu is strengthening their Arctic profile and have announced several jobs. Let’s hope they will hire anthropologists eagerly! It depends on how many good anthropologists…

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Arctic Youth well-being project participating in circumpolar comparison

fstammle , November 17th, 2018

The team of the joint Finnish-Russian project studying well-being among youth in Arctic Ria Adams presenting her work within WOLLIE on opportunities and threats for young people’s well-being,…

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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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Who closed the border between Finland and Russia? A reply to The Independent Barents Observer

lukasallemann , May 26th, 2016

The saga about the Northern migrant route for asylum seekers wishing to reach a European country recently got a new turn: Since April 2016 the Russian-Finnish border in…

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Historical Decision as to Mining in Sweden

KGranqvist , May 2nd, 2016

A – what I would like to call a historical – decision was taken by the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden at the end of February this year (source:…

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Arctic Voices: Expectations, Narratives and the Realities of Living with Extractive industries: new publication

fstammle , March 8th, 2016

Arctic Voices: Expectations, Narratives and the Realities of Living with Extractive industries in the Far North (Edited by Emma Wilson and Florian Stammler ) is the name of…

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Northern Sea Route? Why not use the northern cycling route instead?

fstammle , October 9th, 2015

Surely most of us have followed the terrible news about drowning refugees desperate to picture by Mauricio Lima for The New York Times, bicycles from refugees pile up…

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