The aim of this seminar is to develop innovative perspectives on human-environment relations in the circumpolar North, especially within a context of contemporary environmental changes which affect livelihoods, human engagement with the environment, resource use and development at multiple and interrelated levels. It comprises several projects linking researchers from Finland and Alberta, Canada.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Prof Hugh Beach, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • Prof C. Michael Hall, Department of Management, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Associate Prof Carina Keskitalo, Department of Geography, University of Umeå, Sweden
  • Dr Leena Suopajärvi, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland, Finland
Please visit the seminar website for presentation titles and an updated schedule. Further, a book of abstracts will soon be available.

The seminar is free of charge. Register now until February 16 via email to Hannah Strauss.

Welcome to the seminar!