News Archive 2012

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CNS Press Releases New Book on Communities and Forest Industry in a Global Perspective
The Centre for Northern Studies (CNS) is pleased to announce the release of its latest book, Pulp Friction: Communities and Forest Industry in a Global Perspective. The work is edited by Ronald N. Harpelle and Michel S. Beaulieu. [Read more] December 16, 2012


Centre for Northern Studies Members and Lakehead Graduate Student Publish New Book on Finnish North Americans
Labouring Finns: Transnational Politics in Finland, Canada, and the United States is co-edited by Centre for Northern Studies members Drs Michel S. Beaulieu and Ronald N. Harpelle and history graduate student Jaimi Penney. [Read more] January 28, 2012
North2North Circumpolar Student Exchange Program - Application Deadline February 10
The north2north student exchange program, organized by the University of the Arctic, allows students to study at other University of the Arctic institutions. The program operates in close collaboration with the Lakehead faculty exchange program to build mutual cooperation that can sustain and support student exchange. [Read more] January 12, 2012
Former Director Co-Edits Book on Adapting Tourism in a Changing World
Concerns over vanishing destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Antarctica, and the ice cap on Mt. Kilimanjaro have prompted some travel operators and tour agencies to recommend these destinations to consumers before they disappear. This travel trend has been reported as: 'disappearing tourism,' 'doom tourism,' and most commonly 'last chance tourism.' Despite this increasing form of travel there has been little examination in the academic literature of last chance tourism phenomenon. Last Chance Tourism: Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World, is a timely and multidisciplinary volume featuring contributions from leading scholars in the fields of leisure, tourism, anthropology, geography, and sociology. [Read more] January 08, 2012
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