II International Arctic Legal Forum "Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Arctic: legal aspects" was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov 12-15, 2014. The forum was attended by the representatives of Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far East (RAIPON). (Original article: raipon.info)



ACUNS scholarships announced

Fri, Nov 21, 2014
The ACUNS Canadian Northern Studies Trust offers a variety of awards in support of northern research at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral level. The competition for the 2015-16 is now open!


Antioch University New England has highlighted its recent membership in UArctic during a visit by UArctic President Lars Kullerud and Vice-President Organization Outi Snellman, as reported in the Keene Sentinal. Antioch president Stephen Jones is the former chair of UArctic's Board of Governors.

Lapland University Press has released a new book on art and design, Relate North 2014: Engagement, Art and Representation. Edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, this is the first international peer-reviewed publication produced as part of the work of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD).

North Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, Russia, (NEFU named after M.K. Ammosov) is holding a PhD course within the Uarctic Thematic Network Arctic Extractive Industries this week. The workshop is from November 9 to November 15, 2014.




Five master’s degree programs at the University of Lapland, Finland will be open for applications December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015. The programs are Arctic Art and Design, Comparative Social Work, International and Comparative Law, Media Education, and Tourism, Culture and International Management. Studies start in Sept 2015.

Arctic Yearbook 2014 launched

Fri, Nov 07, 2014
The Arctic Yearbook 2014 was launched on October 31st, 2014, during the Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik. The full publication is available for download on the Arctic Yearbook website.

High North Dialogue week

Fri, Nov 07, 2014
In March each year politicians and outstanding representatives of research and business get the opportunity to meet  the future leaders of the High North – and vice versa. It happens during the High North Dialogue week in Bodø: Master-, PhD courses and Conference. The main focus in 2015 is Arctic Business & Security. Mond...