Human Security and Societal Sustainability: Guest Lectures at Arctic Centre

Date & Time: 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 09:00 to 12:00


Thule room, Arktikum house, Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi (FIN)

The HuSArctic project is organizing a half day seminar at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, with international guest speakers:


Aileen Espiritu
University of Tromsø (NOR)
Arctic Futures: voice and rights in local communities

Wiflrid Greaves
University of Toronto (CAN)
Arctic Security, Human Insecurity: Findings from Northern Canada

Vigya Sharma
University of Queensland (AUS)
Developing a transdisciplinary framework to address Mongolia's sustainability challenges

Michael Sheehan
Swansea University (UK)
Human Security and the Sami: The Advantages and Dangers of Securitisation

Laura Siragusa
University of Aberdeen (UK)
Secrecy: For and against Language Sustainability


The admission for the seminar is free and it is open to the public.


For students of the University of Lapland:

Students of the University of Lapland can gain 1 ECTS for attending the seminar and writing a learning journal: The completion counts as an 'Alternative Course' (ASPB1106) for the Arctic Studies Programme. To complete the course, follow the seminar sessions and write a learning journal of 4-6 pages. The learning journal has to be returned to International Studies Coordinator’s e-mail isc[at]ulapland[dot]fi by April 28. The course will be graded as pass/fail. No registration required in weboodi!


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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 17:10