News Archive 2010

News & Updates

December

CNS Members Explore Social Impacts of Forestry: Comparing Declining Industry in Canada and Finland to Boom in Uruguay
Centre for Northern Studies (CNS) members Drs. Michel Beaulieu and Ronald Harpelle attended an international seminar, meetings, and workshops in Montevideo, Uruguay from December 7 to 16. The goal of the conference was to discuss natural resource communities and forestry in Canada, Finland, and Uruguay. [Read more] December 21, 2010
 

November

Lakehead's Centre for Northern Studies Represented at Recent Polar Bear Recovery Strategy Workshop
Two researchers from Lakehead University's Centre for Northern Studies, Dr. Martha Dowlsey and Dr. Harvey Lemelin, recently attended a workshop proposing to develop a Polar Bear Recovery Strategy in Ontario. [Read more] November 11, 2010
 
Centre for Northern Studies Represented at the Polar Bear Recovery Strategy in Ontario
Two researchers from the Centre for Northern Studies at Lakehead University, Drs. Martha Dowlsey and Harvey Lemelin, took part in a workshop aimed at developing a Polar Bear Recovery Strategy in Ontario. [Read more] November 05, 2010
 
Centre for Northern Studies Publications and Members Nominated for Awards
The Centre for Northern Studies is pleased to announce that a number of its publications and members have been nominated for the 2010-2011 Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society's regional publication awards. The nomination for these awards underscores the continuing success of the Centre's publication series and its members research dealing with the region. [Read more] November 04, 2010
 

October

Lakehead U Hosts Northern Ontario Premiere of Documentary Film Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
Lakehead U Hosts Northern Ontario Premiere of Documentary Film Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo [Read more] October 20, 2010
 

September

Centre for Northern Studies Sponsors Screening of Two Northern Films at Bay Street Film Festival
The Centre for Northern Studies is sponsoring on 3 October the screening at the Sixth Annual Bay Street Film Festival the screening of "3rd World Canada" and "The Bishop who Ate his Boots". They will be shown at 5 pm in the Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street, above the Hoito). In support of northern filmmaking, the Centre is giving away 10 free tickets to the screening of these films. Please contact Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Director of the Centre for Northern Studies at michel.beaulieu@lakeheadu.ca. Tickets are available on a first come basis. [Read more] September 24, 2010
 
New Book on Globalization and the Circumpolar North by Centre Member
The Centre for Northern Studies at Lakehead University is pleased to announce the release of Globalization and the Circumpolar North, a new book edited by centre member and professor of Sociology, Chris Southcott and former Lakehead University Chair of Finnish Studies Lassi Heininen of the University Lapland. [Read more] September 14, 2010
 
Harvey Lemelin selected as Lakehead University Research Chair
Lakehead University's Centre for Northern Studies (CNS) is pleased to announce that former Co-Director and CNS member Dr. Harvey Lemelin (ORPT) has been selected as one of the newest Lakehead University Research Chairs. Dr. Lemelin holds this prestigious titls within the discipline of Social Sciences and Humanities, respectively supported by SSHRC. [Read more] September 03, 2010
 

May

Call for New Members - Centre for Northern Studies
[Read more] May 29, 2010
 
Conference on "Northern Communities in a Changing World"
On May 25, 2010, the Centre for Northern Studies will be sponsoring a Canadian International Council-Thunder Bay Branch conference to discuss the place of Northern communities in this age of globalization. [Read more] May 17, 2010
 

March

CNS Press Launches New Book
Lakehead University's Centre for Northern Studies (CNS) is pleased to announce the release of its latest book, Transitions in Marginal Zones in the Age of Globalization: Case Studies from the North and South. The work is edited by Dr. Thomas Dunk. [Read more] March 22, 2010
 
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