Evgeny Shepelev is a student of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (http://narfu.ru/en/), Arkhangelsk, Russia. His specialty is “Regional studies” and it concerns studying everything about the North of Europe – from culture to diplomacy.


Symposium on Cod Aquaculture

Mon, Aug 29, 2011
The Marine Research Institute of Iceland will host a symposium on Cod Aquaculture at the University Centre of the Westfjords on Wednesday August 31. The symposium will focus on two subjects, Integrated Coastal Zone Management relating to Aquaculture and Knowledge Dissemination and Authorization for Aquaculture. The...

A new current, the North Icelandic Jet, discovered by UAkureyri/Uwestfjords professor Steíngrímur Jónsson and his colleague Héðinn Valdimarsson at the Marine Research Institute Iceland, has raised attention in the international scientific world. The current has been measured and mapped by the Woods Hole Oceanographi...



Please find enclosed a call for papers for the 7th international conference organized by the International Laboratory for the Comparative Multidisciplinary Study of Representations of the North from Université du Québec à Montréal: "Mapping Northern Places: Memory, Abandonment, Oblivion". Proposals, in English or in French,...

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS) Arctic Visting Speaker Grants now available. For further information, please go to:http://www.arcus.org/arctic_speaker/index.html or contact:Julie Griswold (julie@arcus.org), phone: +1-907-474-1600.


The Center for Distance Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is offering a fall semester online course entitled "Land, Environment, and People in the North." The fall semester begins Thursday, 1 September 2011. The last day for registration is Friday, 9 September 2011.



The OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) has launched a call for contributions for its General Conference: Maintaining and Sustaining Mass Higher Education, 17-19 September 2012.