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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.  

Employees at Centre for Sami Studies:


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From dinner in Paris to Indigenous Citizenship and Education The Indigenous Citizenship and Education (ICE) project began as a conversation that took place over dinner, in Paris in 2014. Future members of the team were there, hoping to get funding for an EU project.
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Financial support for Sami and indigenous topics The Centre for Sami Studies is announcing the availability of strategy funds for students at Master's or Doctorate level with Sami or indigenous research topics in their thesis. The application deadline is 6th April, 2018.
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Strategy funds for Sami and Indigenous research

Application deadline April 6, 2018

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the Sami cultural house of the Arctic University of Norway
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