This book helps us to think carefully about how this area of the world should be best handled in the future by offering a concise and accessible introduction to the Arctic Council. Over the past two d... Read more
Climate change is happening faster and is affecting people’s lives more severely in the Arctic region than in most other places on Earth. On that note, several Nordic universities are now jointly contributing with a so-called side event to the COP21 global summit in Paris called Arctic lessons. Peter Sköld from Arcum at Umeå University is one of the participants.
For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Although ... Read more
Guardians of Eternity is a documentary film about the toxic legacy of an abandoned gold mine in northern Canada. The Giant Mine is closed now, but the mess that has been left behind will be with us fo... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, February 4, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University.Terry Bidleman, Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Umeå University, will... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, March 3, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Maria Furberg, postgraduate student at the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine... Read more
Seminar series Arcum Lunch Seminar March 2016