umea logoOther questions are how climate, ecology and different types of resource use have influenced conditions for life in the North and the role of national and international politics for northern
developments and conditions. Policy questions concerning the Arctic region will also be discussed during the conference.

Themes include:
Indigenous peoples

Gender Dimensions

Culture and Science

Resources and Climate

Health and Welfare

Further information on the conference may be had on the Conference website.

At the conference the second issue of Journal of Northern Studies will also be available. Information on this journal may be had at
"Human Dimensions in the Circumpolar Arctic" is an Interdisciplinary Conference under the Auspices of the International Polar Year.