Barents Studies Vol. 1 Issue 1, 2014


The beginning
Monica Tennberg


Early Sámi visual artists - Western fine art meets Sámi culture
Tuija Hautala-Hirvioja

Neoliberal governance, sustainable development and local communities in the Barents Region
Monica Tennberg, Joonas Vola, Aileen A. Espiritu, Bjarge Schwenke Fors, Thomas Ejdemo,
Larissa Riabova, Elena Korchak, Elena Tonkova and Tatiana Nosova

Prostitution as a social issue - The experiences of Russian women prostitutes in the Barents Region
Pia Skaffari and Sanna Väyrynen

Research Communication

Turn left for Murmansk: ‘Fourth World’ transculturalism and its cultural ecological framing
Patrick Dillon, Phil Bayliss and Linda Bayliss

Book reviews

A turbulent twenty years in the socio-economic development of the Murmansk region (Kari Synberg)
Book review: Vladimir V. Didyk and Larissa A. Riabova: Trends of economic and social development
of the Murmansk region: Results of the monitoring during the two decades of the market reforms

Focus on climate change work on regional and local levels (Ilona Mettiäinen)
Book review: Satu Himanen, Jouko Inkeröinen, Kirsi Latola, Tero Väisänen, and Erkki Alasaarela:
Analysis of regional climate strategies in the Barents Region. Reports of the Ministry of the

A multidisciplinary approach to governance in the Barents Region (Kaj Zimmerbauer)
Book review: Monica Tennberg (ed.): Politics of development in the Barents Region

Young researchers of the Barents Region

Elena Golubeva
“The aging of the population is one of the most important global problems”

Leif Christian Jensen
“The High North represents the potential, the optimism, the tensions and the bridge”

Hanna Lempinen
”I find energy inextricably intriguing”

Gregory Poelzer
“My research goals include providing a new perspective on the mining and land use policy process”


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