A testaa ulkoasun istuttamista.

Project information

Duration: 1.1.2013-31.12.2014

Funding: Kolarctic ENPI CBC Programme and national funding from the participating countries and partners

Total budget: 393 733€

Programme priority: 3 People to People Cooperation and Identity Building

Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland (Lead Partner, Finland)
The Luzin Institute for Economic Studies of the Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
The Barents Institute at the University of Tromsø (Norway)

Overall objective:
to contribute to the people to people cooperation and identity building of the Barents Region by publishing common information, and therefore increase international awareness concerning developmental processes within the Region.

Specific objective:
To jointly develop an easily available electronic and printed international academic journal – as a tool for delivering current research results concerning the people and the region, as well as socio-economic, political, environmental developments, and thus providing information outside and within the programme area.

Main activities:

1. Establishing and facilitating new academic journal Barents Studies: Peoples, Economies and Politics
• Nominating Editorial Board and organizing the meetings

2. Managing the publishing process of the journal
• Publishing 3 academic issues in print and electronic version
• Publishing 1 popularized issue in print and electronic version

3. Promotion and popularization activities
• Establishing and facilitating website
• Producing promotion materials
• Promotion in international events and conferences
• Organizing final seminar in Rovaniemi

4. Project management
• Overall and financial management
• Nominating Steering Group and organizing the meetings
• Internal progress evaluation
• Project reporting


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This project is funded by the European Union