Northern Political Economy Blog

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 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

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   

A place in the Russian North with a Finnish past

8.2.2018

Researcher and NPE team member Adrian Braun spent several weeks in 2017 in Petrozavodsk (Finnish Petroskoi), the capital of Russian Karelia and shares a few of his experiences and impressions about this city   

A tiny Climate Act – Freezing Energy Consumption

11.1.2018

Researcher Joonas Vola shares his tiny climate innovation and challenges you to think your own climate act for the year 2018   

NPE researchers around Europe: experiences from UK and Ukraine

17.12.2017

PhD researcher and NPE member Paula Tulppo gives her impressions about the conference "The Democratic Recession and Europe in Flux: Everyday Perspectives Workshop"; while Dr. Hanna Lempinen shares some thoughts about her visit to Cernobyl nuclear power plant   

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