The Arctic Yearbook –a perfect platform for Arctic & global studies

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to consider globalization’s dark side by bringing up new premises of security due to environmental degradation, climate change and pandemics as non-military threats that should be applied comprehensively. It also supports an importance of scientific research & its applications, digitalization, distance-learning /-working, and open access material for knowledge-building, when … Continue reading The Arctic Yearbook –a perfect platform for Arctic & global studies

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019: Future Arctic Societies: Scenarios, Innovations, Best Practices & Actors took place in Rovaniemi, Inari and Hetta (Finland); and Kirkenes, Neiden and Kautokeino (Norway), November 12-19, 2019. The Calotte Academy is an annual travelling symposium established in 1991, with the motivation to provide a platform for early career researchers to experience … Continue reading Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019

The Arctic Yearbook

The Arctic Yearbook is an open access compilation of peer-reviewed articles in the field of Arctic geopolitics, security studies and development. It is an online publication from the Geopolitics Thematic Network of the UArctic, headed by Prof. Lassi Heininen and hosted by the Arctic Portal. The yearly online journal dates back to 2012 when the … Continue reading The Arctic Yearbook

Lectures on climate models & change, the Arctic and Finland’s policies for US Student Group

A US Student Group, focusing on climate modelling and ecosystem impacts of climate change, visited Finland – Helsinki and Lapland - in September 2019. Among other interests of the group were sustainability & resilience, human dimensions of climate change and the Arctic, as well as Finland’s climate and environmental policies. The student excursion, led by … Continue reading Lectures on climate models & change, the Arctic and Finland’s policies for US Student Group

The Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security

The Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security is a joint network by the University of the Arctic and the Northern Research Forum (NRF), and was established and approved in 2009. The TN consists of an international group of members with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The Networks main aim is to combine the two focus … Continue reading The Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security