From September 2017 to August 2020 the IASSA Secretariat will be housed at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls, USA, while ICASS X in 2020 will be hosted by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The new locations represent a unique collaborative effort between two institutio...

Co-written by an anthropologist and a reindeer herder (BRISK project co-researcher) on the basis of their field materials, the book "An Arctic Indigenous Knowledge System of Landscape, Climate, and Human Interactions. Evenki Reindeer Herders and Hunters" offers documentation and analysis of complex traditional environmental k...

Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Petrozavodsk State University invite you to take part in the IX Youth Economic Forum “Growth Path: New Economy – New Possibilities”, which is to be held November 9-11, 2017 in the city of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia.


Arctic Yearbook 2017 published

Mon, Oct 16, 2017
The theme of AY2017 is change and innovation in the Arctic. This theme is understood broadly and aims to define and describe innovation as a response to, and as a means for, change in an Arctic context. The online version is available at http://www.arcticyearbook.com/.




The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference on November 14-16, 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland offers an opportunity to reflect on Arctic cooperation and its future. The main theme of the conference is how to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Arctic science, policy and economy.




Faculty and researchers from the eight Arctic Council member states (the U.S., Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden) can apply for this collaborative research program, which will begin in spring 2018. A webinar for applicants is arranged today, October 11, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.