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Várdduo - Centre for Sámi Research

Várdduo - Centre for Sámi Research is a unit at Umeå University, engaged in coordinating and initiating new Sámi and Indigenous research.

The centre facilitates a transdisciplinary environment for researchers and doctoral students involved in Sámi related issues, to meet, share knowledge, and develop further research initiatives, and activities of relevance within the field. In addition (and relation) to research, collaboration is at the core of Várdduo´s agenda. Collaborative efforts involve not only the local, national and international research´ community, but also extend to actors, organisations and institutions of particular relevance to Sámi and Indigenous societies.


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Collaboration is key at Várdduo

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Diplomacy needed for responsible development in the Arctic
Published: 20 Oct, 2021

Three of Arcum's affiliated researchers are co-authors of a recently published article

Urban Arctic
Published: 26 Aug, 2021

Arctic Five arranged the summer school Urban Arctic for Arctic PhD students

Arcum's announcement of funding, spring 2021
Published: 26 Mar, 2021

Call for spring 2021 open

Umeå researcher appointed French knight
Published: 05 Feb, 2021

The Order of Academic Palms has been awarded Lena Maria Nilsson


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