Northern Political Economy Blog
  • NPE symposium 2016 - Everyday life in the Arctic

    16.9.2016 13:30

    The annual NPE symposium took place in Rovaniemi on the 8-9th of September 2016. International researchers and experts came together with members of the Northern Political Economy team to exchange results, knowledge and ideas with respect to changes and developments in the everyday life in the Arctic.

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.