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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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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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New Academic Director at the Centre for Sami Studies Niklas Labba is employed as new Academic Director at the Centre for Sami Studies (Sesam). The position is a fixed-term post for 4 years.
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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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