Northern Political Economy Blog
  • Arctic Continuity and Change

    8.6.2018 13:00

    Northern Political economy team will organize its annual symposium in August 2018 in Rovaniemi. Arctic continuity and change are to be discussed from various viewpoints and disciplinary traditions. Researchers Marjo and Heidi are opening up the dynamics of Arctic continuity and the power of the rhetoric of change.

  • Deatnu / Tana / Teno – The poor agreement and new stakeholders at the Finnish riverside

    23.5.2018 12:00

    John Nystad, the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka gielda/Karasjok municipality and a local Sámi politician will share his critical remarks on the current agreement concerning the fishing rights in the border river, in the Sámi homeland between the states of Finland and Norway.

  • Urban Arctic nature: A collaborator, competitor and catalyst

    27.4.2018 13:00

    Spring has finally arrived to Lapland and nature around us is changing every day. Research professor Monica Tennberg takes a look at the different roles of nature within people's lives in the Arctic region

  • Visiting Author: John Nystad – On current local issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok 2/2

    29.3.2018 12:00

    This is the concluding part of John Nystad’s speech in the closing seminar Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018. The text is based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok as a local Sámi politician and the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka/Karasjok. For futher information concerning Davvi wind power station and the land rights claim to the Finnmark Commission, click the highlighted keywords.

Interviews and talks

Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen talking about indigeneity and hope on YLE national radio (in Finnish). Information in English on the project Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope is available here.

Monica Tennberg was one of the panelist 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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