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Hosting ‘the Nordic universities role in the new Arctic’ seminar

Hosting ‘the Nordic universities role in the new Arctic’ seminar

On 25–26 April, the university is hosting a Nordic council meeting and a seminar on the theme The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic. The invited participants are from universities in the Nordic centre's five member countries: Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and Denmark.


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 SEMINARS

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Friday, February 9, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Anna Zachrisson, researcher at the Department of Political Sciences, Umeå University, will hold a talk on "P... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MARCH 2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MARCH 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, March 15, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Kristina Svels, senior researcher at the Nordland Research Center in Bodø, Norway, will hold a ta... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR APRIL 2018

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR APRIL 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, April 12, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Natuschka Lee, researcher at the department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences at Umeå Univers... Read more


CANCELLED - UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MAY 2018

CANCELLED - UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MAY 2018

Arcum invites to a seminar on Tuesday, May 8, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Dean Carson, Charles Darwin University in Australia and visiting professor at the Arctic Research Cen... 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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