Languages of Emergency, Infrastructures of Research and Everyday Heroism in the Circumpolar North

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


The Circumpolar North currently faces severe propagation of risks across the region turning the region into a hot spot for emergencies. The paper considers a series of case examples from the Siberian and Alaskan indigenous contexts to explore local responses to emergencies at the juncture of different forms of expert knowledge.
Period28 Oct 2021
Held atPrinceton University, United States, New Jersey
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • environment
  • climate change
  • Arctic
  • Siberia
  • Alaska
  • wildfires
  • risk