Mediating the Arctic

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Perspectives on northern people in a workshop organized by University of Tampere and Arctic Centre, University of Lapland

TIME AND PLACE

Friday 16th March, Arctic Centre, meeting room Thule (Arktikum House, Rovaniemi)

ORGANIZERS:

CONTACTS

Arja Rosenholm
Professor of Russian Language and Culture
University of Tampere, Finland
e-mail: arja.rosenholm@uta.fi
GSM work: +358 (0)50 3181245

Markku Heikkilä
Head of Science Communications
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
markku.heikkila@ulapland.fi
+358404844300

PROGRAM

08.30 – 09.00 Morning coffee
09.00 – 09.30 Introductions and welcome

  • Markku Heikkilä, Arctic Centre
  • Arja Rosenholm, University of Tampere
  • Ari Heinonen, University of Tampere

Participants’ presentation round
09.30 – 12.00 Session 1: Research presentations and discussions
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch, Arktikum restaurant
13.00 – 15.30 Session 2: Research presentations and discussions
(Refreshment / Coffee breaks about 10.30 and 14.30)

PRESENTATIONS, Session 1

Chair: Arja Rosenholm

  • Markku Lehtimäki (University of Eastern Finland): Humanist Perspectives on the Arctic: Introducing the Research Project “The Changing Environment of the North.
  • Florian Stammler (Arctic Centre) new research project focusing on youth wellbeing in Arctic industrial cities (www.arcticcentre.org/youthwellbeing Live, Work or Leave? Youth – wellbeing and the viability of (post) extractive Arctic industrial cities in Finland and Russia)
  • Arja Rosenholm (University of Tampere): What is meant by the “Northern Text” in the Russian Context?
  • Johannes Riquet (University of Tampere): Remediating the Arctic: The Case of James Balog
  • Michael Riessler: Recording, Annotating, and Analysing Oral Histories of the Arctic – Methods in Documentary Anthropology and Linguistics.
  • Lukas Allemann, Stephan Dudeck (Arctic Centre) Sharing Oral History Recordings with Arctic Indigenous Communities
  • Anna Stammler-Gossmann (Arctic Centre): Changing environment and meanings of water (Studies from Russia and Norway)

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (Arktikum House restaurant)
13.00 – 15.30

PRESENTATIONS, Session 2

Chair: Markku Heikkilä

  • Monica Tennberg, (Arctic Centre, Sustainable Development research group): Political economy of flood protection management in Northern Finland
  • Susanna Pirnes (Arctic Centre) Past and memory in Russian Arctic Politics
  • Dmitry Yagodin (University of Tampere): Climate journalism in the Arctic nations: media coverage of the COP summits from Copenhagen (2009) to Paris (2015)
  • Ari Heinonen (University of Tampere, TaRC: Tampere journalism programme and TaRC
  • Mika Perkiömäki (University of Tampere, TaRC): coordinator of the event Arctic and the Media, 26.-30.11. 2018, University of Tampere (TaRC)
  • Markku Heikkilä (Arctic Centre): Experiences from Barents Mediasphere project
  • Maija Myllylä (Arctic Centre): Barents Press international, history and current status

Discussion on further steps