Northern Political Economy Blog
  • Researcher of the month: Susanna Pirnes

    11.10.2016 11:30

    Susanna Pirnes is a PhD researcher at the University of Lapland and a member of the NPE research team of the Arctic Centre. Her research focuses on the conceptual history of the Arctic in Russia.

Arctic Anthropology Blog

Antarctic Ice Sheet will play important role in sea level rise

Research Professor John Moore from the Arctic Centre is leading a new project, where a computer model of the Antarctic Ice Sheet is used to simulate its behaviour in response to changing climate.

Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope

The research project Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope views legal and institutional advances concerning indigenous peoples, and the promise of such advances, as an integral part of the ways in which political power is exercised today.

  • Digitalising High North – On Whose Benefit?

    23.9.2016 8:00

    Digitalisation is often approached as an uninterrogatable external force of nature which turns structures, practices and processes around. Those to excel in the turmoil are those willing to adapt to its conditions and requirements. What becomes forgotten, is that the appearance and outlook of digitalised societies is an outcome of manifaceted human policies, negotiations, bargaining and calculations.