Last September Nord university conducted a digital tabletop exercise called Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Exercise-2020. This was developed in cooperation with the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) and Joint Rescue Coordination Center Northern Norway (JRCC NN).
The conference brought together experts from all around the world. The event was held online on 19 November and was part of joint activities of three projects of UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education.
The workshop “Indigenizing Education: Historical Perspectives and Present Challenges in Sámi Education“ was held online 16-17 November and it was hosted by the UiT-Arctic University of Norway and Professor Torjer Olsen. The workshop was the first in series of three workshops in project Indigenous Pedagogy in Teacher Education...
The New York Times Style Magazine published an online story with the headline: "In the Arctic, Reindeer Are Sustenance and a Sacred Presence". The article explores the significance of protecting dying culinary traditions for reindeer herders from Arctic Indigenous communities.
Academy of Finland selected the Atmospheric and Climate Competence Center (ACCC) as one of the 4 funded Finnish Flagships. The ACCC is coordinated and led by Professor Markku Kulmala, the lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Boreal Hub.
On December 10-11, 2020, the Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts (city of Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), North-East Russia) will host the international online conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Institute activities. English is one of the working languages, participation is free.
Tomsk State University (Russia) hosts The Fifth Anniversary College Town Forum "Virtual vs physical spaces & communities" on December 2-4, 2020. The Forum will be devoted to rethinking of challenges that digital transformation poses for modern education and science.
The virtual bridge will follow an Indigenous approach to content development and will be built on the principle of “slow culture”, that is, telling slowly and in details, showing videos about folk myths, cultures, arts, creative workers of sciences and arts. Start date: December 1, 2020.
AIAS is pleased to announce that they have up to 15 AIAS-COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships available at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, AIAS, for talented junior and senior researchers from all academic disciplines.
The Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security offers a comprehensive examination of security in the region, encompassing both state-based and militarized notions of security, as well as broader security perspectives reflecting debates about changes in climate, environment, economies, and societies.