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Evelyn Landerer, fieldwork stories in German

arcticcentre , April 27th, 2020

Here are below in youtube Evelyn Landerer’s fieldwork stories told during the Corona lockdown which started our idea of collecting stories on a platform. These stories are in…

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Fieldwork story Stammler 2: Yamal, hunting for petrol and a wild reindeer

fstammle , April 27th, 2020

https://arcticanthropology.files.wordpress.com/2020/04/stammler-story2-reindeerpetrol-h.mp3 A story about my failed attempt of shooting a wild reindeer, and of a successful hunt for petrol Yarko…

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Fieldwork story Stammler 1: Yamal, participation over observation is a health risk

fstammle , April 24th, 2020

participation over observation is a health riskThis was my first cold night ever in a chum in the Yamal tundra. It’s a story of ‘lesson learned’ early on…

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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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“CCC” – corona, climate change and conspiracy in the Yamal tundra

fstammle , April 8th, 2020

I have been doing fieldwork with Yamal Nenets reindeer herders for more than 20 years now, and have noticed this year a change in their perception of the…

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Arctic Security and Anthropology

fstammle , January 29th, 2020

Our colleagues Gunhild Hoogensen Gjorv with Marc Lanteigne  launched the Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security, of which they are the main editors, and where there are some chapters…

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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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Is there something “Arctic” to youth well-being in northern settlements?

fstammle , November 21st, 2019

This was one of the guiding topics discussed at the session hosted by our WOLLIE project during the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference 2019. On the one hand, the…

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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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We don’t survive – we live here!

fstammle , September 27th, 2019

These were the introductory words of Alexandr Ivanov, the head of the Olenek district in Yakutia, in his discussion during our session on indigenous people’s territorial governance under…

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Arctic youth well-being reserach project WOLLIE goes to Kola Peninsula

lukasallemann , September 6th, 2019

Last week, the mid-term meeting of our research project on youth in Arctic industrial settlements (WOLLIE) took place in Kirovsk and Revda, two mono-industrial cities in the Murmansk…

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Arctic anthropology job in St Petersburg

fstammle , July 22nd, 2019

Our colleagues from Arctic Anthropology at the European University in St Petersburg have a job vacancy at their department. I guess reading on from here is relevant only…

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The perfect place for comparative border studies?

fstammle , June 12th, 2019

Being here in Blagoveshensk (for a conference on a different topic), I realise how cool this place is for border studies. On the left side the Chinese skyscrapers…

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Anthropology and History: summer school 5-11 August

fstammle , May 31st, 2019

Colleagues from Russia put together a really interesting programme to revisit the relation of anthropology and history, particularly in Russia and post-socialist countries. Their summer school announc…

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Do animal livelihoods in the Arctic suffer from global warming?

fstammle , March 14th, 2019

This was one of the questions covered in an interdisciplinary exhibition on the effects of global warming and melting permafrost in Yakutia, on display in the Hokkaido museum…

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Cambridge job offer, Russian Arctic Studies

fstammle , March 11th, 2019

Today we pass on the job advert of colleagues at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. They search for a new person responsible for the world’s top Russian…

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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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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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Assessing damage to indigenous cultures by industrial development with maths?

fstammle , April 2nd, 2018

I just read an interesting post by the Russian news agency TASS (in Russian) announcing proudly the launch of a new method for assessing damage to indigenous culture…

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Воспоминания коренных жителей Севера о национальных и вспомогательных школах-интернатах – Testimonies about boarding schools among indigenous people in Russia’s North

lukasallemann , March 25th, 2018

Текст на русском языке см. ниже In this contribution, which will be mainly in Russian, I want to give the floor to the numerous voices about boarding schools…

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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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Siberia Geography Postdoc wanted

fstammle , August 13th, 2017

Our colleagues in Vienna have this interesting job opening in a project that combines anthropology and GIS in the area of the East Siberian railway region (BAM, AYAM)….

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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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Problems of gigantic reindeer slaughter plan for Yamal-Nenets nomads

fstammle , September 22nd, 2016

The recent announcement by the Yamal government to artificially reduce the number of reindeer in the Yamal-Nenets Okrug by a quarter of a million animals has caused a…

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