Northern Political Economy Symposium turns 10 years – The program is published!

10.10.2019 11:29

The 10th Northern Political Economy Symposium takes place on 14–15 November 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the symposium is What is left of development in the Arctic?

The NPE Symposium brings together scientist from different fields to discuss development in the Arctic. On the first day professor Reetta Toivanen from the University of Helsinki will give the keynote speak with the topic “Whose development are we talking about? European fantasies on the Arctic”. During two conference day, speakers approach sustainability, among others, from the viewpoints of art and indigenous peoples.

The NPE symposium program is now published and registration is open for all who are interested. The Symposium is the side event for the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference 2019, which will take place on 12-13 November 2019. The theme of the conference is climate change and the future generations and organizers invite young people, decision-makers and researchers to a common, solution-oriented dialogue.

The NPE symposium is organized by the Northern Political Economy research group of the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland.

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Program and registration 

Symposium organizer, research professor Monica Tennberg
Northern political economy research group, Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland