Contributions are invited from both members and non-members of the Association on issues of interest to Arctic social scientists. Articles, reports, announcements or reviews (books, films, etc), conference or meeting announcements should be submitted by October 19, 2009 at the latest to IASSA secretary, Lára Ólafsdóttir, at

Contributions to Northern Notes may include special features on issues and topics of interest to Arctic social scientists, information and announcements from members, announcements of meetings, workshops or conferences, news about upcoming IASSA activities, information about new publications of interest to the Arctic social science community, and announcements of new websites and links of interest.

Northern Notes is the IASSA newsletter. It is published on the web by the IASSA secretariat twice a year with a Spring/Summer and a Fall/Winter issue, and is available to all web users. To view past issues of Northern Notes please go to

IASSA invites contributions by October 19, 2009, for the following standard categories of the Northern Notes newsletter:


Contributions on issues and research activities of interest to the Arctic social science community, including new research, current and upcoming research activities and events, etc.


Conferences, Workshops, and Meetings


New Publications

On the Web


News from Members

Funding Opportunities

Remember to send us the following details along with your contribution:

- Name and affiliation of the author

- Book announcements: All titles, publishing details, distributor and ISBN/ISSN number

- Film: Distributor or link, all release details

- Photos, logos, etc., if applicable

Kind regards from IASSA Secretariat,

Lára Ólafsdóttir
IASSA secretary

c/o Stefansson Arctic Institute
Borgir, Nordurslod, IS-600 Akureyri, ICELAND
tel. +354 460 8980 fax +354 460 8989
e-mail and