Seminar Human-Environment Relations in the North

Wed, Jan 14, 2009
ThuleFirst announcement - The FiDiPro research group at the Thule Institute, University of Oulu, Finland, invites you to the two-day seminar.
The seminar focuses on developing and presenting 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.

Keynote speakers and presenters from the fields of anthropology, sociology and geography will address the main theme of the seminar in four subthemes:

  1. People, Energy and Resources
  2. Climate, Livelihoods and Tourism
  3. Rivers and Watersheds
  4. People, Predators and Pests
The seminar is free of charge.
Registration is required by 16th February.

For more information, please visit

http://thule.oulu.fi/englanti/research/humanenvironmentseminar.html  

or contact Hannah Strauss or Kaarina Tervo.