Blog: Northern Political Economy - latest posts
  • 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.

  • Visiting Author: John Nystad – On current local issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok 1/2

    22.3.2018 12:30

    John Nystad is the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka gielda/Karasjok municipality and a local Sámi politician. As an invited speaker in the closing seminar of the Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018, he gave the following speech and insights based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok.

  • The Arctic Seen and Felt

    12.3.2018 10:00

    Gemma Holt is deliberating the Arctic and Arcticness and what they mean to her as a temporary resident of the area