Northern Political Economy Blog
  • Visiting Author: John Nystad – On current local issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok 2/2

    29.3.2018 12:00

    This is the concluding part of John Nystad’s speech in the closing seminar Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018. The text is based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok as a local Sámi politician and the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka/Karasjok. For futher information concerning Davvi wind power station and the land rights claim to the Finnmark Commission, click the highlighted keywords.

  • Visiting Author: John Nystad – On current local issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok 1/2

    22.3.2018 12:30

    John Nystad is the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka gielda/Karasjok municipality and a local Sámi politician. As an invited speaker in the closing seminar of the Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018, he gave the following speech and insights based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok.

  • The Arctic Seen and Felt

    12.3.2018 10:00

    Gemma Holt is deliberating the Arctic and Arcticness and what they mean to her as a temporary resident of the area

  • A place in the Russian North with a Finnish past

    8.2.2018 13:47

    Researcher and NPE team member Adrian Braun spent several weeks in 2017 in Petrozavodsk (Finnish Petroskoi), the capital of Russian Karelia and shares a few of his experiences and impressions about this city

Interviews and talks

Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen talking about indigeneity and hope on YLE national radio (in Finnish). Information in English on the project Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope is available here.

Monica Tennberg was one of the panelist at the session "The global implications of a rapidly-changing Arctic" hosted by the Arctic Council at COP23 in Bonn November 2017.

In the video series One minute, one researcher Joonas Vola talks about how the Arctic Region is a political concept (in Finnish).

Researching the spiritual heritage: researcher Francis Joy tells about the pursuit of the traditional religion of the Sámi (in Finnish).