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‘Lud’ – midsummer celebration of Izhma Komi from the Russian North

17.6.2024 18:20

The tradition of midsummer celebrations is widespread across many cultures, yet it is particularly strong among people of the northern and eastern Europe. Not an exception are Izhma Komi people, indigenous population of the North of the Komi Republic (Russia). These days, Izhma people live all across the Russian North; from the Kola Peninsula in …

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Fieldnotes returning to the field: Tim Ingold and the Skolt Sámi

13.5.2024 10:15

Those of our readers who read Finnish may have seen this already, but this event may be of some wider relevance: https://www.ulapland.fi/events/Antropologi-Tim-Ingoldin-kenttamuistiinpanojen-luovutustilaisuus-Sevettijarven-koululla-/1980/ce07e180-f03c-44f9-9533-c3ddfa59d2f1 Tim Ingold returns his fieldnotes from the early 1970s back to the archive of the Skolt Sámi, who were resettled from the Petsamo area in Murmansk Oblast in the 1940s to the Sevettijärvi …

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Climate Change in the Arctic, the Military Consequences and Security Implications

25.3.2024 10:53

The CLIMARCSEC (Climate Change and Arctic Security – Military Implications) project had its meeting in Rovaniemi in March, hosted by the Arctic Centre. This blog opens up the contents of the workshop.