The Arctic Yearbook, which was launched in November 2012 [] is calling for abstracts for submissions to the 2013 edition. Call for Abstracts (deadline): 15 February 2013 (250-400 words)Draft papers (deadline): 15 June 2013 (4000-6000 words)

UArctic wishes you all a very happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year. UArctic offices will be closed from Dec 21, 2013 to Jan 6, 2014.

The Barents Cross-Border University (BCBU) initiative has published the Multidisciplinary Dialogue Summer School Extended Abstract Book (92 Pages, 16 Extended Abstracts) online at Doria, a multi-institutional repository maintained by National Library of Finland. Doria collection of the University of Lapland. The BCBU inclu...

Please find attached the call for Oulanka research station director’s post. Deadline for applications is 7th January, 2013. Feel free to distribute the call in your networks.

Season's Greetings from the University of the Arctic. Wishing you peaceful holidays and all the best for the New Year. UArctic offices will be closed from Dec 22, 2012 - Jan 2, 2013.

On 12 December, Umeå University inaugurated the Arctic Research Centre “Arcum”. Now all Arctic countries have such a research centre. World-famous scientists such as Robert W. Corell, who was a climate adviser to Al Gore, are involved in the opening ceremony. [Source: Umeå University]

Call for Submissions for the 2nd International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, " Indigenous Knowledges: Resurgence, Implementation and Collaboration," which takes place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada July 8-11, 2013.