Tag: Reindeer

Nomadic or sedentary life: difficult choice?

fstammle , February 17th, 2022


Most people on our planet make their life choices mostly about in which settlement, country, climate etc they want to live. But the remaining nomads in the Arctic…


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Reindeer nomadism as profession, lifestyle, passion and love: Sergei Serotetto

fstammle , June 3rd, 2021


русский текст ниже One of the world’s most respected reindeer nomads, 1954-2021, mourning for a friend (all photos in this post © by Florian Stammler) Один из самых…


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Rain on snow – how do people and reindeer learn to survive?

fstammle , April 30th, 2021


This winter and spring we hear again disastrous news from sudden temperature rises and falls, leading to thick ice-crusts on reindeer pastures that block reindeer’s access to their…


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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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Future Arctic Ecosystems revisited or reindeer herding at the verge of extinction?

fstammle , October 28th, 2019


30 Oct, 14:00, Rovaniemi, Arktikum, 2nd floor, coffee room. The world’s northernmost herding horses? at work in herding reindeer, Kharaulakh, Laptev Sea In this Wednesday Afternoon Coffee Chat…


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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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Domestication revisited?

fstammle , February 23rd, 2019


Domestication is by most used as a term for the biologically traceable subordination of animals under human control. But anthropologists have for long argued that there are also…


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The Limits of Environmentalism at Earth’s End: Reindeer Eradication and the Heritage of Hunting in the Sub-Antarctic

Chitra , December 20th, 2016


By James J. A. Blair, Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY) § In the Arctic Circle, a Russian public health plan to cull hundreds of thousands of…


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