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The Centre for Sami Studies (Sesam) is an all-university resource centre for Sami and indigenous research, education and knowledge production at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The centre promotes multidisciplinary research, education and outreach on Sami and indigenous issues. The centre is part of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, yet has the University as a whole as its responsibility.  

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Postdoctor, Centre for Sami Studies - Developing the High North

The Centre for Sami Studies has a Postdoctoral Fellow position vacant. The position is within the auspices of the research project Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Planning and Environmental Decision Making: The Role of Community-Based Impact Assessments. The position is for 3 years. The daily workplace is at UiT, campus Tromsø.


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Ingress mis
Celebration of the Indigenous master’s students 12 June we celebrated the Indigenous master’s students who had been studying for two years. On behalf of the students Jean Kavanagh gave this speech:
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