Northern Political Economy Blog
  • A heterotopian perspective to the Arctic

    21.1.2019 14:36

    What is the Arctic? Research Professor Monica Tennberg discusses the question through heterotopia, a concept that helps to understand the contradictions characterizing the Arctic.

  • Greetings from Environmental Social Science Colloquium in Rovaniemi

    17.12.2018 11:00

    This year the colloqium of the Finnish environmental social sciences met in Rovaniemi at University of Lapland in November 21-23 gathering approximately 120 researchers and experts to discuss human, natural and non-human relationships. Here are some greetings from the colloquium.

  • Taking A Stand

    3.12.2018 11:00

    Tanja Joona and Joonas Vola had their first joined art exhibition presented in the Gallery Kopio in the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi 23.10.–29.11.2018, after its premiere in Trondheim. Read the story behind the photographic exhibition "Staging Sámi in the City".

Interviews and talks

Mistä on arktiset kaupungit tehty? Monica Tennberg esitteli Arctic Caféssa (29.11. 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. Information in English on the project Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope is available here.

Monica Tennberg: What kind of knowledge for climate change adaptation?
Ecological webinars, Arctic Summer Collage 15.8. 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).

Researching the spiritual heritage: researcher Francis Joy tells about the pursuit of the traditional religion of the Sámi (in Finnish).

 

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