The expected contributions are short papers on current issues related to Arctic law, policy, politics, regional and institutional aspects, etc. The examples of contributions are short academic articles, review papers, popularized narratives of research findings, a summary of research or other projects initiated, conference or seminar reports, analysis of news stories, etc.

The publication is non-peer-reviewed but considered scientific. It is an open-access publication. The ideal length of the contribution should be between 500 and 3000 words. However, we will also welcome longer pieces.

Send your contributions to Kamrul Hossain at khossain [AT] ulapland [DOT] fi

Deadline: 15 November 2021.

Thematic Network on Arctic Law

In recent years legal issues in the Arctic have gained special significance as the region is undergoing a huge transformation. This transformation is mainly due to double pressures of economic globalization and climate change, which causes a wide array of challenges to the existing legal structures functioning in the region.

Topical issues related to Arctic Law include

  • Outer continental shelf law in the Arctic Ocean
  • Legal questions related to the opening Arctic seas
  • Rights of Arctic indigenous peoples
  • Biodiversity law
  • Oil and gas related regulations
  • Arctic Governance
  • Philosophy of law in the Arctic

More info here