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”Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European High North” project team has gathered on 11th of October 2018 at Arctic Research Centre (Arcum) at Umeå University, Sweden. This was the second workshop in which participants discussed the progress of their research and presented drafts of chapters’ contribution.


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HuSArctic researcher were well presented at the ECoHuCy conference in Rovaniemi on May 24 and 25. The ECoHuCy project (“Enablement besides Constraints: Human Security and a Cyber Multi-disciplinary Framework in the European High North”) focuses on the interrelations of human security and cybersecurity, with a regional focus on the European High North.


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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.


Seminar: Globalization and Food Security in the Barents Region

Date & Time: 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:15 to 16:00


Arctica Auditorium, Arktikum-house, Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi (FIN)

The Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, in cooperation with the HuArctic research project organizes a workshop on “Globalization and Food Security in the Barents region” on Tuesday, 16th August, 2016. The seminar will take place in the Arctic Centre, Arktikum building, Arctica seminar room. The morning session will be dedicated to academic presentations by invited speakers from several countries, while the afternoon discussions will engage stakeholders from the local food sectors. All interested are welcome to attend the seminar.


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Open pit mine

Founded in the 1950s, Mirny has become one of the world's most important origin for diamonds, making the Russian Federation one of the global leaders in diamond production. The blog post by Gerald Zojer describes some of the information he was able to gather during the UArctic PhD- and Masters course “Resource governance between global theories and local approaches”, which was held from 16th to 22nd of February 2016.

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On Thursday, February 25th, the HuSArctic research team in cooperation with the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (Arctic Centre, University of Lapland) successfully held a seminar titled: “Towards Arctic Security: Northern Aspects of Human Security.”


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On the occasion of United Nations Human Rights Day, the 10th of December, 2015, HuSArctic has organized an inter-disciplinary seminar entitled: “Looking through the lens of Human Rights: Human Security and the Arctic communities” held at Thule seminar room at the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland. In the seminar, researchers with multidisciplinary background came together in order to share their views and expertise on different aspects of human security perspectives within Arctic communities.


Seminar: "Looking through the lens of Human Rights: Human Security and the Arctic communities"

Date & Time: 

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:00 to 15:30


Thule room, Arktikum-house, Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi (FIN)

On the occasion of United Nations Human Rights Day on Decembre 10th, HuSArctic is organizing an inter-disciplinary seminar in the Arctic Centre, in Rovaniemi.



Seminar Program

Session I – Chair: Stefan Kirchner

10.00 – 10.30 Kamrul Hossain: Security – a shared concept? Are the Sámi legitimate actors in the securitization move?

Human Security and Societal Sustainability: Guest Lectures at Arctic Centre

Date & Time: 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 09:00 to 12:00


Thule room, Arktikum house, Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi (FIN)

The HuSArctic project is organizing a half day seminar at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, with international guest speakers: Aileen Espiritu (University of Tromsø, NOR), Wiflrid Greaves (University of Toronto, CAN), Vigya Sharma (University of Queensland, AUS), Michael Sheehan (Swansea University, UK), and Laura Siragusa(University of Aberdeen, UK).

The admission for the seminar is free and it is open to the public.


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