The HuSArctic lead Prof. Hossain has given a talk at the seminar on “Human security in the Arctic” organized jointly by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland. The seminar took place at the FIIA premises in Helsinki on 11 September 2017. In his address, Prof. Hossain has assessed the current geopolitical shift prevailing in the Arctic, and whether the shift as such might have a nuance to lead to security tensions, and if yes, then what security! Based on his assessment, Prof.
New academic book by Gerald Zojer and Kamrul Hossain introduces episodic and empirical evidence addressing the multifaceted aspects of human security in the Barents Region and looks at the prevalent challenges to the maintenance of societal security.
In November HuSArctic researcher Kamrul Hossain visited the 3rd International Academic Confernce on Human Security. His conference contribution “Security - a shared concept? Are the Sámi legitimate actors in the securitization move?” have now been published as part of the conference’s proceedings.
The HuSArctic lead, Prof. Kamrul Hossain and Dr. Dorothee Cambou one of the core project team member have given a talk at the International Symposium on Law and Governance: Emerging issues of the Polar regions held by the Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development of Shanghai Jiao Tong University from 20- 21 June 2017 in Shanghai.
Dr. Cambou gave a talk at the 9th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX) held in Umeå University, in Sweden, from 8-12 June 2017. ICASS is held every three years, bringing together people from all over the world to share ideas about social science and humanities research in the Arctic. About 800 participants were present this year for this event, which focused this time on the topic of ‘peoples and place’. In her presentation, Dr.
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