Michaela Peykovska has recently defended her DPhil thesis, entitled Identity Complexity of an Indigenous Scandinavian People. In this blog post, Michaela reflects upon the significance of cultural gatherings for the indigenous Sámi people.
Please do visit our brand new YouTube channel by clicking in here. We will upload the recorded videos of our seminar series in it. You can watch Drs Tom Hart and Isla Myers-Smith past seminars there.
Press release on reindeer mortality in Yamal, by Dr Marc Macias-Fauria, from the University of Oxford School of Geography and the Environment. ‘Understanding the relationship between retreating sea ice and Arctic animal and plant life is essential if we are to predict how ecosystems will respond to rapid, ongoing environmental change. We are losing sea ice …
Read more “Reindeer deaths in the Arctic linked with retreating sea ice.”
The Polar Regions have captured the curiosity – and dreams – of researchers and non-researchers alike for centuries due to their extreme conditions and the ideals of wilderness and remoteness they inspire. Yet at the present moment they belong in the common imagination of our societies due to their fast rates of climatic, environmental, and …
Read more “Welcome to the new OUPF website!”