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HuSArctic researchers in front of Murmansk skyline

Three HuSArctic researchers attended this year’s edition of the annual Calotte Academy last week, presenting their research in different locations along the route.



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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.

Group of people cooking fish with camping equipment in front of lake

Researcher Laura Siragusa has published two new socio-linguisitic articles realting to the Vepsian language in north-western Russia, which both are available online.


Participants discussing in front of war memorial

Last week HuSArctic researcher Gerald Zojer joined this year’s edition of the annual traveling symposium 'Calotte Academy'. The overarching topic was Resources and Security in the Globalized Arctic, and the sessions were held various northern cities within Finland, Norway, and the Russian Federation.



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