Northern Political Economy Blog
  • Field notes from a peat bog

    8.8.2022 15:17

    NPE’s visiting researcher Hanna Lempinen is currently doing research focusing on the just transition of the Finnish peat industry. She did some fieldwork at a peat bog in Northern Finland in this blog post she shares some of her first thoughts.

  • The dynamics of hope, politics and colonialism

    22.6.2022 12:23

    In this blog post, Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen introduce their new book that delves into the more sinister sides of evoking hope in politics.

  • Commercial Waste and Tarnished Trademarks

    16.5.2022 10:05

    In this blog, Joonas Vola ponders whether the littering of environment with famous trademarks may cause harm for the reputation or value of a brand. Can the trustworthiness of a product certificate be endangered by relating it to negative activities towards the environmental sustainability in taking account the afterlife of the products?

Examples of Latest Publications
Interviews and Talks

Post human approaches to Arctic governance. Monica Tennberg in Night of Science: : ”Arctic, new perspectives” (1/2022).

Interview with Monica Tennberg on the Thematic Network on Critical Arctic Studies of the UArctic (12/2021).

Mistä on arktiset kaupungit tehty? Monica Tennberg esitteli Arctic Caféssa (11/2018) millaisia materiaaleja, taitoja, käytäntöjä ja merkityksiä arktiseen kaupunkitilaan liitetään.

Heidi Sinevaara-Niskasen ja Marjo Lindrothin haastattelu Yle Areenassa: Alkuperäiskansat ja toivon valta - miten lupauksista paremmasta ja toivosta on tullut vallankäytön välineitä suhteessa alkuperäiskansoihin (7/2017).

Monica Tennberg: What kind of knowledge for climate change adaptation? Ecological webinars, Arctic Summer Collage (8/2018).

Monica Tennberg was one of the panellist at the session "The global implications of a rapidly-changing Arctic" hosted by the Arctic Council at COP23 in Bonn November 2017.

In the video series One minute, one researcher Joonas Vola talks about how the Arctic Region is a political concept, in Finnish (9/2016).