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    What could attract young to the Arctic industrial cities?

    25.1.2018 12:20

    The new three-year research project will analyze the attractiveness of Arctic industrial cities in Finland and Russia as places to live and work. The project focuses especially on the determinants of youth wellbeing. The Finnish part of the project is hosted by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland and funded by the Academy of Finland.

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    New publication on global politics and contemporary colonialism

    10.1.2018 10:12

    New academic book challenges the idea that global politics is making progress on indigenous issues and argues that contemporary colonialism operates through inclusion and benevolent practices of recognition.

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    Open position in the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland

    18.12.2017 11:44

    University Researcher starting 1 March 2018 Field: Multidisciplinary research related to global change.

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    The new project enhance labour opportunities for women in the Nordic countries

    30.11.2017 15:09

    The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland is taking part to the new two-year project (2017–2018) which object is to enhance better and suitable employment for immigrant women. The project will produce practical approaches that employers and companies can implement and identify possibilities for networking between immigrant women, local public and private actors and employers.

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    New exhibition in Arktikum presents Finnish Arctic expertise

    10.11.2017 9:00

    In Arktikum Science Centre, a new exhibition called Arctic Expo 2017 will be opened to the public on November 15, 2017. The exhibition showcases the expertise and know-how of Finland in Arctic related technologies. In the exhibition, the visitor can learn how the Arctic is present in our daily lives and why Finland has world leading companies developing Arctic technologies and products.

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    Arctic Youth Forum discusses how to make the Arctic an interesting place to live for young people

    9.11.2017 13:02

    Arctic Youth Forum discusses how to make the Arctic region, especially Finnish Lapland, a lively and interesting place to live and stay for the young generation. The Arctic Youth Forum is a side event of the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference. It is organized by young innovative students from the InnoBarentsLab of the Lapland University of Applied Sciences. The forum will be held on the 13th of November 2017 at 6 pm in Hostel Café Koti, and it is open for everyone.

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    The main Arctic event of Finland’s centenary will start in Rovaniemi

    8.11.2017 12:45

    The international Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference takes place in Rovaniemi next week. This is the most important Arctic event of Finland’s centenary year, and it is closely linked to Finland’s chairmanship in the Arctic Council.

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    The 10t Polar Law Symposium in Rovaniemi focuses on global and local governance of the Polar Regions

    8.11.2017 9:42

    The 10th Polar Law Symposium will be held in Rovaniemi, Finland on November 13-14, 2017. This year the symposium will focus on the issues of the global and local governance of the Poles and it will include panel sessions concerning the Arctic and Antarctic regions, the protection of the environment, the rights of indigenous peoples and the issue of cyber and digital security in the Polar Regions.

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    Barents Studies discuss mayoral strategies, Northern identity and global megaprojects

    28.9.2017 8:00

    The new issue of the international peer-reviewed journal Barents Studies feature three very different articles that foreground three studies located in the Barents and Euro-Arctic regions. One of the overarching commonality among the articles is that they all use comparison in order to make cogent observations about historical and present-day communities in the Barents High North and Arctic. The journal features four young scholars of the Barents Region: Camilla Brattland, Morgan Ip, Maria Lvova, and Gerald Zojer.

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    Guest lecture on China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its Implications in the Arctic

    21.9.2017 9:55

    On Tuesday 26 September, the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) of the Arctic Centre will be hosting a guest lecture by Nengye Liu, Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, Australia. The topic of the lecture is China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its implications on the Arctic.

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