We have a great pleasure to invite You to participate in the
International Conference "In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process," which
will take place in the beautiful city of Rovaniemi, Finland on 2-4
Professor Lassi Heininen was awarded Knight’s Cross of the
Icelandic Order of the Falcon by Dr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, the
President of the Republic of Iceland due to his contributions for
Iceland and the Finnish-Icelandic relations.
We are excited to release the agenda for the 2013 Arctic Energy
Summit! It is filled with speakers who are leaders in the industry,
academic, government and non-profit sectors around the world. These
speakers will help us explore key questions related to areas of interest
The Department of Anthropology, University of Aberdeen, is
offering one three-year PhD studentship to work on a project about
human-animal relations in the circumpolar North. The position can start
either in January 2014 or October 2014 and be based in Aberdeen,
Scotland, United Kingdom. The studentship will include...
The 7th UArctic Rectors' Forum is hosted by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia, June 27th and 28th, 2013. The theme of the 2013 Rectors’ Forum is "The Northern Sea Route Logistics, Transportation and Infrastructure”. Further information on the Rectors' Forum program and registration detail...
Date: 15–16 October 2013Venue: “National Museum of Nature and Science” in Tokyo
To manage the considerable data legacy of the International Polar
Year (IPY), National Antarctic Data Centres under SCAR initiated several
dedicated data-services. To construct an effective framework for
long-term stewardship, da...
The theme of the course in autumn 2013 is 'Changing Landscapes of
the North - Interactive landscape data visualization and sonification'. The workshop aims to explore and visualize landscape changes in the Arctic and Subarctic in an experimental manner.Deadline for applications: 16 September 2013
Harry Borlase has a long history with UArctic and the North. In March 2013 he was given a chance to put all his northern knowledge and expertise to good use when he was nominated to represent the New Democratic Party of Canada in the Labrador by-election.
UArctic members and their current IT/web service providers are invited to submit offers for the development of the UArctic student website. The full conditions and details of the call are defined in the Request for Tender. The call deadline is June 30, 2013 with successful candidate(s) informed by July 31, 2013. Contact Scott...
The 5th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology will be held in Big Sky, Montana (USA) from 8-12 September 2013. This meeting will be a continuation of the highly successful meetings previously held in Rovaniemi, Finland (2004), Innsbruck, Austria (2006), Banff, Canada (2008) and Ljubljana, Slovenia (2011),...
The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is accepting applications for its 3rd Annual Field Course on Indigenous Peoples' Rights that will take place on 5–11 August, 2013 in Costa Rica.
The spring 2013 issue of the Bulletin is posted at
http://arcticcentre.ulapland.fi/polarweb/plc/pubs.asp. Many thanks to
all of you who submitted material and to our wizards for posting.
Please send articles, comments, announcements, ideas, etc., for the fall issue to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and docar...