of Russian State Hydrometeorological University
International Relations Office and Center for International Education are responsible for international activity in RSHU
International Conference on Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic with specific focus on the Barents region: Environment, Sustainability and Development will be held 25-28 March 2017 at Enontekiö (Finland) and Kautokeino (Norway).
HuSArctic – Human Security as a promotional tool for societal security in the Arctic – is a four year research
project funded by the Finnish Academy and based in the Northern Institute for Environmental and
Minority Law in the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland. The project teams up researchers from numerous
countries and various backgrounds with different societal stakeholders, to jointly elaborate on multiple
vulnerabilities and challenges to the Arctic population, with a specific reference to the Barents region. The
research project is hosted at the Northern Institute for Environment and Minority Law (NIEM) at the
Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, which hereby calls for academic papers from the early career
scientists at their advanced level of doctoral research as well as from the post-docs to present at the
above mentioned conference.
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