• Indigenous Knowledge, IPRs and Human Rights seminar 5 December

    2.11.2016 14:05

    The Faculty of Law and the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the Arctic Centre organize an open seminar about indigenous peoples’ knowledge, intellectual property rights and human rights. The seminar takes place on Monday 5 December at 12–16 in the Arctic Centre in the Arktikum house.

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    Funding for research on digitalisation and cyber security in the European High North

    26.10.2016 15:42

    NordForsk, a research facilitation and funding organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers, awarded the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland approx. 864 000 euros for research on digitalisation and cyber security in the European High North. The three-year research project is led by Associate Professor Kamrul Hossain, who is also the director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the Arctic Centre.

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  • The new book addresses the human security challenges of indigenous peoples

    29.8.2016 9:01

    The new book addresses different aspects of human security challenges facing the indigenous peoples of the Arctic and sub-Arctic region, including Ainu, Inuit, Nenets, Sámi and the Mongolian indigenous peoples. The book highlights the increased changes of natural and social environment and their effects on the indigenous peoples of the region, in particular on the effects concerning their unique and nature-based livelihood practices.

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  • Seminar on food security in the Barents region

    11.8.2016 10:33

    Open seminar on “Globalization and Food Security in the Barents region” will be arranged in Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland (Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi) on Tuesday, 16th August2016 at 9.30–12.40. In the afternoon there will be meeting for invited stakeholders.

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  • NIEM Director Dr. Kamrul Hossain has given a talk at the 2nd International Symposium at the PCRS at Kobe University!

    1.8.2016 8:50

    The Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) and the leader of the HuSArctic project, Dr. Kamrul Hossain has given a presentation at the Second International Symposium organized by the Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) at Kobe University from 28-29 July 2016.

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  • Dr. Kamrul Hossain's Publication in Polar Geography

    14.6.2016 8:24

    Dr. Kamrul Hossain has coauthored with Damian Castro & Carolina Tytelman the recently published article in the Polar Geography entitled "Arctic ontologies: reframing the relationship between humans and rangifer".

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  • Call for papers: Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic

    17.5.2016 11:10

    HuSArctic project organizes an international conference on Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic in March 25-28, 2017 in Enontekiö, Finland and Kautokeino, Norway. The specific focus of the conference is on the Barents region and its environment, sustainability and development.

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  • Study Circle lecture: International Law in Plural

    11.5.2016 21:31

    Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law and the Faculty of Law at the University of Lapland will organize open Study Circle lecture about International Law in Plural on Thursday 19th May 2016 at 10–12 at the Arctic Centre. The speaker is Dr. Sreejith S.G. from Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University.

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  • The latest release: publication by Dr. Kamrul Hossain in Polar Science!

    27.4.2016 13:08

    In his latest article entitled: “Securitizing the Arctic indigenous peoples: A community security perspective with special reference to the Sámi of the European high north”, Dr. Kamrul Hossain has examined the securitizing move by the Arctic indigenous peoples, in particular the Sámi of the European high north, to embrace non-traditional aspects of security, such as human and societal security.

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  • Open lecture: China's policy development towards the Arctic governance

    30.3.2016 15:57

    Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, is organizing Study Circle lecture on China's policy development towards the Arctic governance in April 14th. The guest lecturer of the Study Circle is Dr. Baozhi Cheng from Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), China.

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