Temperatures are rising, and life on earth changes. The fastest change takes place in the North, in the Arctic. That is a fact. But what societal challenges await? Will the Arctic still be habitable for humans? Is this a new hotbed for emerging diseases and conflicts? On 8–12 June 2017, world-leading researchers will gather in the hundreds at Umeå University to discuss the future for people and societies in the North.
Barents Summer School 2017 is hosted by Northern Arctic Federal University and Northern State Medical University in Archangelsk, Russia and will be held 20-26 August. Read more
This year, Umeå University is putting an extra focus on Arctic research, of which Sami research represents an important part. On Monday 6 February, the Sami National Day is celebrated, also on Campus Umeå. In 2017, this day holds a special importance as it marks the 100th anniversary of the first Sami congress in Trondheim in 1917.
UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINARS
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, February 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Lars Lövgren, associate professor in inorganic chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Umeå... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, March 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Gabriella Nordin, PhD in History and coordinator at Arcum, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå Un... Read more
At this extended Arcum seminar on April 7, at 10.00-14.00 we will have Cristian Gudasz, David Seekell, and Paul Treitz giving talks on environment and climate change in the Arctic. Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, May 4, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben,Umeå. Ingeborg Nilsson, senior lecturer (associate professor) at the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabi... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, June 1, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Jenny Ask, researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, will hol... Read more
Arktiskt centrum vid Umeå universitet (Arcum)
901 87 Umeå
Norra Beteendevetarhuset, Humanioragränd 5, plan 3
090-786 50 00