Northern Political Economy Blog

NPE symposium 2018 – Arctic Continuities

8.10.2018

The 2018 edition of the annual NPE symposium took place on the 29th-30th of August. Researchers and Polar professionals from diverse Arctic countries met at the premises of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi. Vivid discussions arose at the event around the topics of cultural and social sustainability and the myriad of resources located in the Arctic    

From the Arctic to the Australian Hemisphere

10.8.2018

Giuseppe spent 6 weeks at the ANU in Canberra, Australia. Here some highlights of his experience on the other side of the world.   

Arctic Continuity and Change

8.6.2018

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

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

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

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 further 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

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

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

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Researchers from the Northern Political Economy team share their thoughts and insights related to the Arctic from everyday to social, political and economic perspectives.

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