Northern Political Economy Blog
  • 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?

  • The Arctic in the Anthropocene: An International Relations perspective

    1.3.2022 9:00

    Monica Tennberg discusses different understandings of the Arctic in international relations research.

  • Living in between. The liminal spaces of pastoralism in Sicily

    18.1.2022 12:37

    Hannah Strauss-Mazzullo reports from research in Sicily that she is currently working on together with native Sicilian Nuccio Mazzullo. In this scientific undertaking, the northernmost practice of reindeer herding is studied and compared with the seasonal movement of sheep flocks in Sicily, thereby connecting Europe’s northernmost and southernmost herding practices. The project also connects to Hannah’s own upbringing in the French Vosges mountains, where her family herded a flock of goats in the 1980s

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).