Northern Political Economy Blog

Have we ever been human?


Research Seminar of the Faculty of Social Sciences with the theme ‘Situating the Self Ethically, Academically and in Society’ took place in Ranua, May 15-16. On the second day of the seminar a panel was arranged with the tittle ‘Discussion on Ethics, Species and Agents in the Posthuman World’ chaired by Associate Professor Outi Rantala with the invited panelists Veera Kinnunen, Florian Stammler, Nuccio Mazzullo, and Joonas Vola. Here is the post-scriptum of our NPE panelist based on his talk on ‘Ethics of the Post-human’.   

First edition of the Winter School on 'Energy Transition in the North'


Giuseppe Amatulli, PhD Candidate and member of the Sustainable Development Research Group, is giving some remarks regarding the first edition of the Arctic Winter School   

Arctic resilience(s)


Research Professor Monica Tennberg is giving some remarks about the RESCuE project findings regarding the household resilience in the time of socio-economic crisis in Europe   

On the road again - Nordic Tour in Inari


Take a look to the researchers’ road trip to Ivalo and Inari villages in Northern Lapland in Finland    

Visiting Author: Philip Hancock - 'Tales of a Christmas Tourist'


Philip Hancock is a Professor of Work and Organisation from the Essex Business School, University of Essex. He will be authoring this year's Christmas tale from the standpoint of a Christmas tourist.    

Researcher of the month: Paula Tulppo


Paula Tulppo 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 local views on the regional development projects taking place in cross-border region of Tornio Valley.    

Nordic Tour in Karasjok – Points of view from North to South


Have a look to the Northern cultural hemisphere of Karasjok via fisheye lens together with our NPE team members!   

Visiting Researcher in the Arctic - Giuseppe Amatulli


Giuseppe is a visiting researcher and a member of the team “Northern Communities – Northern Possibilities”. His research focuses on the Sami people's rights, new ways of inclusion and participation in the management and exploitation of natural resources found in their lands.    

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