The lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Desing (ASAD) Timo Jokela, has received the Edwin Ziegfeld Award in honour of his work as a reformer in art and design education.
The first working day of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2019, May 22, began with meetings of working groups covering five important areas of scientific activities: issues related to changes in atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere and terrestrial ecosystems of the Arctic, as well as human life and activities in the Arctic.
Governments, universities, companies, research institutions, organizations and associations have until June 1 to submit Breakout Session Proposals. The Arctic Circle Assembly 2019 will be organized October 10-13 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
This event will bring together and engage representatives from various stakeholder groups and sectors, including the mining industry, indigenous peoples, government, and civil society organizations – with experiences and examples shared also from other regions in the Arctic (Canada, Sweden, Norway, Greenland). The panel discu...
The workshop was held on 13th-14th May in Luleå, Sweden. As a result, curriculum of the joint online master course was finalised. The follow-up project gained funding and is to be started in the autumn.
President of Finland Sauli Niinistö is the patron of the Arctic Arts Summit 2019 to be held in Rovaniemi on 3–5 June. The theme of the summit is The Arctic as a Laboratory for Sustainable Art and Cultural Policy.
The project Partnership for Sustainability: Arctic Tourism in Times of Change of the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism develops sustainability of Arctic tourism. The project is funded from the Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018-2021.
"Visually Provoking: Dissertations in Art Education" is a dynamic collection of visually oriented research about current doctoral studies from international art educators in Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Portugal, Spain, and the United States of America.
This call for applications is open to PhD students from UArctic member institutions outside Québec working in the field of northern or Arctic research. The goal of this call is to identify six finalists that UArctic will select to represent UArctic and present their work at the Arctic Circle Assembly, held from 10 to 13 Octob...
UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) has published a new peer-reviewed book “Relate North: Art and Design for Education for Sustainability" edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, published by the Lapland University Press.
Peter Sköld, Chair of UArctic's Board of Governors, presents this report from the recently-concluded Arctic Council Ministerial meeting that took place in Rovaniemi at the conclusion of Finland's chairmanship.