21.05.2019 Environmental Humanities Forum,16.15-17.45
Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen will give a talk “Hydrocarbon Culture in the making in Russia” at Kielikeskus (Language Center), sh.204 (Fabianinkatu 26)
03-05.06.2019 Arctic Arts Summit 2019 in Rovaniemi
Hanna Lempinen will chair the panel “Culture, politics & cultural politics”. The rapid economic, ecological and social changes shaping the Arctic region and its environments and communities are also impacting cultures and cultural life in the circumpolar north. Amidst these processes of change, cultural policies and programmes have a pivotal role in promoting cultural diversity and activity and cultural sustainability in the region. Meanwhile, policies from other sectors of the society also create, enable and constrain the conditions for culture, cultural activities and cultural sustainability without even specifically aiming to do so. The session will focus on the interplay of culture, politics and cultural policies and politics in the Arctic.
13.06.2019 Building Green States? Environmental Capacity in the Former Soviet Union, Aleksanteri Institute, 14:15-15:45
Dr. Ellie Martus will present her work at the Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research Seminar on Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 14:15 in the Aleksanteri Institute 2nd floor meeting room, Unioninkatu 33, Helsinki). The event is chaired by Professor Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen.
26.07-05.08.2019 Summer School on Arctic Studies 2019, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Summer School on Arctic Studies 2019 will be held at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan. The summer school is dedicated to advanced level undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at the University of Lapland, the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki. The school is a part of the Finnish-Japanese Arctic Studies Program – a project led by the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in collaboration with the Universities of Helsinki, Hokkaido and Oulu.