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INVITATION - NEW WAYS FOR ARCTIC RESEARCH

Arctic research at Umeå University is strong, extensive and well-established. There are, however, opportunities to develop it further. An important part of that process is multi-disciplinary initiativ... Read more


Japanese Week on Campus

Japanese Week on Campus

Sweden and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. To mark this occasion, activities are organised on campus for students and staff. The week includes lectures, film screenings and try it out activities. The university will also receive a visit by a delegacy from Hokkaido University who are having a conference here with the theme Arctic and indigenous people.


IASSA and ICASS IX videos out now!

During the Ninth International Congress on Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX) we produced a number of videos. For videos and streams from Opening session of ICASS IX and plenary sessions - please follo... Read more


Umeå Arctic Seminar

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR OCTOBER2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR OCTOBER2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, October 4, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Dean Carson, Charles Darwin University in Australia and visiting professor at the Arctic Researc... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR NOVEMBER 2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR NOVEMBER 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, November 1, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Lena Maria Nilsson, research coordinator at Arcum and the Department of Public Health and Clin... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR DECEMBER 2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR DECEMBER 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Friday, December 7, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. David Chapman, Architecture, Architecture and Water, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natur... Read more


New Publication

Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday

Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday

Less tangible than melting polar glaciers or the changing social conditions in northern societies, the modern Arctic represented in writings, visual images and films has to a large extent been neg... Read more



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