In a rapidly changing Arctic, there is a need to engage in a comprehensive investigation into what Arctic security means in the 21st century. The Special Issue of the journal Politik aims to widen the debate on Arctic security relations through a more comprehensive dialogue inclusive of the many different types of security, t...

A Pocket Guide to Academic Publishing was written in the course of a seminar on academic publishing at the Polar Cooperation Research Centre, Kobe University, Japan. The seminar and book emerged as a response to the absence of a textbook on the ‘hows,’ ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of academic publishing, the knowledge of which students...


Organizers invite abstracts for the conference "The Geography of the Arctic Regions", in St Petersburg, Russia, 9-10 November 2017. The conference will also include a "school of young scientists" for bachelor, master, postgraduate students and young scientists (under 35 years). Abstracts deadline: 20 October 2017.

"Footprints in the Snow: The Long History of Arctic Finland" presents and evaluates Finland’s Northern nature over a long historical time span, focusing on how Northernness has been seen, on the one hand in scientific work, and on the other in political speeches and practices.






We are pleased to announce that the University of the Arctic (UArctic) has entered into an official partnership with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as a non-governmental organization. [Press Release]


Organizers announce an extended deadline (until 6 October) for abstract submission for the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies in Poland conference, organized 17-19 November 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. Submissions are invited on all aspects of research of Arctic and Antarctic polar regions focusing on empirical, theoretical, and meth...