The French embassy in Sweden in collaboration with Umeå University organize the French-Nordic event: The Urban Arctic. It is part of a series of seminars that will take place in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden during 2016. You will find more information about this event from the enclosed invitation or on the website.
The Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland (Rovaniemi, Finland) organized the first workshop on Arctic migration on April 18, 2016 in cooperation with UArctic. The aim of the workshop was to establish a new research team for the Arctic Centre and a new UArctic Thematic Network in the field of Arctic migration.
UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education organises an online seminar titled Education for social justice in Scotland on Monday, June 20 at 5 pm EET/3 pm UTC.
The HuSArctic project (Arctic Centre, University of Lapland) calls for papers for an international conference with a focus on the Barents region and its environment, sustainability and development, organized in March 25-28, 2017 in Enontekiö, Finland and Kautokeino, Norway. Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2016.
"Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design" is one of the most active and major UArctic Thematic Networks. Twenty one organizations from eight countries are involved into networks’ activities. The network leader Timo Jokela shares his experience of cooperation within this TN.
Significant growth in economic activity in the Arctic has added weight to the argument that projects must be developed responsibly and sustainably. Addressing growing concerns regarding the exploitation of the Arctic’s natural resources, this book presents examples of best practice in Arctic environmental impact assessment.
Almost twenty organizations from Norway, Russia, Iceland and Greenland are involved into this big-scale project leaded by Nord University. Among them are educational institutions, regional authorities, rescue services and Barents Euro Arctic Council Joint Working Group on Education and Research. The project is financed by the...
The third Barents Summer School will be arranged in Oulanka Research Station in northeastern Finland on August 1-6, 2016. The theme of the doctoral course, Towards Sustainable Communities, covers the whole complexity of sustainability of the communities in the Barents Region.
As parts of a specialization in Greenlandic Health and Environment of the Arctic, five courses on Arctic subjects are offered by the during the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2016. Courses will take place in Nuuk, Greenland. A limited number of places is available. Application deadline has been extended until June 1, 2016.
The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries will once again organize a PhD course this summer. The course has the theme "Resource development versus other community sustainability options?" and takes place Aug 29 to Sept 4, 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.