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

The U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC) released its biennial "Report on the Goals and Objectives for Arctic Research” for 2017-2018 on Thursday, 15 December during the 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California.

Organizers announce an extended abstract submission deadline for the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2017 Conference. The conference will convene 31 March - 7 April 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. Extended abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, 10 January 2017.

University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway will held the ALTA 2017: Climatic and social changes lead to marginalization. The conference seeks to share experiences on how to detect, prevent and heal marginalization and exclusion”. Invitation: Call for abstracts. Deadline: 15th of February 2017. More info: www.uit....

Lapland University of Applied Sciences in Tornio is organizing a “Summer School on Arctic Cooperation and Cross-Border Expertise”. The Summer school will be held form 29 May to 31 August 2017 (30 ECTS study credits).  Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

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

The Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas (CAPP) of the ISCSP is organizing the IV Lisbon International Arctic Workshop and Conference on "Artic Global Sustainable Development, Challanges and Resilience - From Climate Change to Security, People and Places". The event will take place on December 5th.

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