Proposals are now being accepted for Breakout Sessions at the Fifth Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 13 – 15, 2017 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The University of Helsinki Humanities Programme for visiting professors and postdocs aims at establishing collaboration with the world’s leading researchers, expanding research cooperation networks, creating new research openings, and producing co-authored articles for top-level journals. The programme will bolster the intern...

The Calotte Academy 2017 "Perceptions of the Arctic: Rich or Scarce, Mass-scale or Traditional, Conflict or Cooperation?" will be organized between June 1 and 11, 2017 in the European Arctic, starting in May 31 in Rovaniemi, Finland and finishing in June 11 Umeå, Sweden. Abstract submission and PhD candidate funding applicati...




This symposium will promote discussion and action in innovation in community based research and management for sustainable Indigenous tourism development in Canada. The 2 day event will take place April 12th - 13th 2017 at Vancouver Island University.



The two-day conference (January 19-20, 2017, University of Helsinki, Finland) examines the concept of indigenous people as an international and global phenomenon, and the unique processes through which this concept is applied to, lived and translated for each local situation. Register by January 10.

In the new issue of the UArctic Russian newsletter, prepared by the Research Office in Arkhangelsk, Svetlana Gulyaeva, the Vice-rector on scientific work at Churapchinsky State Institute for Physical Education and Sport, shared her impressions on the first UArctic Congress and spoke about her future plans with UArctic.


In the new issue of the UArctic Russian newsletter, prepared by the Research Office in Arkhangelsk, Jargal Badagarov who is a leader of a new UArctic Thematic Network "Language documentation and Language Technologies for Circumpolar Region" speaks on the necessity of indigenous languages preservation