International summer school “Circumpolar living standards of indigenous peoples: traditions, health and globalization”

Theme 4. Education
Session Name 4.11 Education and capacity building about Polar regions through science: Tools, resources, and lessons engaging in education, outreach, and communication
Datetime Sep 07, 2018 02:25 PM - 02:45 PM (UTC +3)
Presentation Type Oral
Presenter Elena Bogdanova
Author(s) Elena Bogdanova (Northern Arctic Federal University, Russian Federation), Andrei Lobanov (Arctic Research Center of the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Russian Federation), Andrei Popov (Arctic Research Center of the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Russian Federation), Ruslan Kochkin (Arctic Research Center of the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Russian Federation ), Vladimir Kostritsyn (Arctic Research Center of the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Russian Federation )
Abstract text

Place of the Summer School: Scientific Research Centre of the Arctic. Russia, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Nadym.) Arctic zone of Western Siberia  (65° 31΄N 72° 31΄E.)


Dates: 2018/08/27 – 2018/09/02


Organizations: 1) Centre of the Arctic (SRCA) (Russia, Nadym). 2) Northern Federal University (Russia, Arkhangelsk) NArFU.


Languages: English, Russian.


The main goals of the Summer School: 1. To give the students general knowledge of history, traditions of indigenous people living in the Circumpolar North. 2. To study legal aspects and impact of globalization processes on current socioeconomic situation and circumpolar health in this region. 3. To improve research skills of the students involved into project work (expeditions, experimental work in the laboratories, interviews of indigenous people, statistical and socioeconomic analysis). 4. To develop international cooperation of the educational centers in the Circumpolar North (Western Siberia).


Participants: Master students, postgraduate students of different faculties (Medicine, Biology, Law, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Ethnology).


Other activities: opportunity to experience the authentic life of indigenous people (indigenous camp "Big Yarudei" and settlement Nori).


 

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