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Greenland’s South: Inuit pastoralists in a rapidly changing Arctic environment

19.1.2023 19:00

Usually we associate Inuit livelihood with hunting, both terrestrial and sea-mammal, beautiful material culture, handicrafts made of whale, seal, and more recently, the fishing economy. However, in Greenland’s South there is a 1000 year history of herding pastoral animals, once imported from the Norse / Vikings. Nowadays this indigenous pastoralist livelihood in South Greenland is …

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Corporate Social Responsibility – More relevant than ever before! But possibly outdated as a concept?

8.11.2022 10:06

Researcher Adrian Braun, has outlined in his doctoral dissertation the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its applicability in the mining industry in the European Arctic. Two years later, he reflects on latest developments around sustainability reporting and the CSR concept. In this regard he discusses the emergence of the sustainable finance concept ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance (beyond the Arctic perspective).

New Book in Sámi Studies Illuminates the Diversity of Sámi Worlds

13.10.2022 12:27

A major contribution to Sámi Studies, The Sámi World presents a diversity of research topics from across Sápmi, providing rich and multifaceted understandings of Sámi worlds. The book has been edited by Sanna Valkonen, Professor of Sámi Research, and researchers Áile Aikio, Saara Alakorva and Sigga-Marja Magga from the University of Lapland. Written in English, …

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