Northern Political Economy Blog

NPE symposium 2016 - Everyday life in the Arctic

16.9.2016

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.   

Nordic project to study local views on indigenous rights and Arctic development

23.8.2016

Recognising indigenous rights and local perspectives on Arctic development –project aims to bring in the importance of local views and the recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights with comparative recording of their dynamics in Greenland, Norway and Finland.   

Seven commandments of peaceful co-existence in a cooperative enterprise

1.7.2016

These are seven piggy’s steps away from the society, but one board’s rush towards a cooperative enterprise. How many can you trace in your own community?   

Colors of Nuuk - Hopes, Aspirations and Visions from Greenland

16.6.2016

Marjo Lindroth brings her research greetings from Nuuk, Greenland, where she had a great opportunity to visit the Parliament of Greenland and the Arctic Circle Greenland Forum to reflect on the current issues concerning the development of the rights of indigenous people.   

International Political Economy of a Ballpoint Pen

3.5.2016

In the spirit of the Free Speech Week, let us have a closer look to the might of a pen, a mundane item and product of industrial design, with three sides, representing nation, state and enterprise.    

Visiting Author: Teemu Palosaari - Arctic Climate Change Ethics

22.4.2016

Teemu Palosaari, a post-doctoral researcher from the Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI), will launch the new Northern Political Economy blog series as the first visiting author with his text concerning the "Arctic Paradox" and the issue of climate change ethics.   

Sense and Sensibility in Encountering Immigration

29.3.2016

Project coordinator and researcher Nafisa Yeasmin, with ethnic background and specialized on ethnic issues, is raising up a challenging issue on ethical and emotional encounters from her double-position, and addressing new hope to be found from action research conducted among immigrants.   

Work in Holiday Resort

9.3.2016

RESCuE research project on the Patterns of Resilience during Socioeconomic Crisis among Households in Europe, had its 6th consortium meeting, focusing on spatial dimension, in Saariselkä tourist resort in Inari municipality, for the first time on the Northern side of the Arctic Circle.    

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