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REXSAC director appointed Professor of History at Luleå Technological University (LTU)

Dag Avango, reseacher at the Div of history at KTH and managing director of REXSAC since 2017, has been appointed Professor of History at Luleå…

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BLOG: REXSAC students and researchers join MinErAL for an 8-day PhD course in northern Quebec and Labrador, Canada

The course began with a set of lectures on different mining communities, comparing contexts from Quebec and Labrador with northern Fennoscandinavia, with a particular focus on…

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New report: The anthropocenic imaginary: political ecologies of tourism in a geological epoch

This article pushes forward emerging approaches in the political ecology of tourism that recognize the Anthropocene as both a geological epoch and conceptual regime. In…

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New book: Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power

Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power provides a fresh way of looking at the potential and limitations of regional international governance in the Arctic region. Far-reaching…

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Book chapters: The Politics of Arctic Resources

The Arctic has often been seen as a natural area, or even a “wilderness”, where mainly indigenous and subsistence activities have been prominent. Contrary to…

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Nordforsk Annual Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland

Community engagement and interdisciplinarity were major themes when REXSAC and the other three Nordic Centres of Excellence met in Reykjavik, Iceland, 20-21 May for the…

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