A delegation from Buryat State University is meeting this week at the University of Lapland to discuss areas of cooperation including tourism studies benchmarking and the University of the Arctic. The delegation includes Liubov Radnaeva, the Council of UArctic Secretary.

Lars Kullerud, UArctic President, and Svein Tvedt Johansen, coordinator of the UArctic Thematic Network on Managing Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in the North, met with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) on February 23rd to inform and discuss NHO’s role in developing an enterprise placement progr...


The UArctic Thematic Networks on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design and on Digital Arts and Media are leading many events and activities during this week's Rovaniemi Design Week. Herb Enns and Timo Jokela will be joined by other international experts on northern design in the International Seminar on Arctic Design at Lappia T...




Year 2011 was the time when the Arctic Law thematic network came into being. After the preparatory meeting in Finland in December 2010, we started to plan the way the Arctic Law TN could be made best use of – as a network of Arctic legal researcher and other legal experts. The TN was formally accepted in the June 20...





The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is seeking a new director to lead the organization to new heights. In its 5+ years, APECS has evolved into the pre-eminent international and interdisciplinary organization for polar early career researchers, now comprising over 3000 members from 75 countries i...

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Northern British Columbia and the Komi Republic’s Syktyvkar State University (Russian Federation) are pleased to offer an ethnographic field school this summer open to all undergraduate students.

The Arctic will be the theme of the first Nordic Council theme session of the year in Iceland on 23 March. The plenary debate, which will highlight Arctic issues from an environmental-, equality- and welfare perspective, will be broadcast live over the Internet from the Alting in Reykjavik.