Seeking candidates to complete a Master’s degree online with specialized research topics

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The Master’s program in Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous areas (GENI) is recruiting students interested in conducting research into the following specialized research areas:

 
Duodji governance Small businesses in Sápmi Sámi tourism
  • Complete an applied research project with the Sámi Council to assist with their project on the Duodji Mark.
  • Write a thesis on the development, usage, and impact of the Duodji Mark, potentially comparing with Indigenous handicraft governance elsewhere in the world.
  • Fluency in Norwegian or Sámi recommended
  • Knowledge of law or duodji an asset
  • Complete an applied research project with the Sámediggi, investigating the effectiveness of “enkeltpersonforetak” businesses in Norwegian Sápmi.
  • Write a thesis on the potential and challenges for the socially sustainable commercialization of Sámi culture by small entrepreneurs.
  • Fluency in Norwegian or Sámi required
  • Complete an applied research project with the Sámediggi, investigating the variety of Sámi-led tourism businesses.
  • Write a thesis investigating the common values of the Sámi tourism industry.
  • Fluency in Norwegian or Sámi required
Indigenous land management
comparison
 Arctic Council Work Group
assessments
 
  • Complete an applied research project with the Finnmark Estate (FeFo), comparing the Finnmark Act with Indigenous land and resource management systems in Canada or Alaska.
  • Write a thesis investigating Indigenous land and resource management
  • Fluency in Norwegian or Sámi beneficial, but not required
  • Complete an applied research project for the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples' Secretariat, synthesizing a major assessment and researching its relevance to an Indigenous community
  • Write a thesis examining the inclusion of Traditional knowledge of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic Council or one of its work groups
  • Fluency in Russia beneficial, but not required
 

 

The GENI program is recruiting all qualified students, especially those interested in conducting research into the topics listed above. The program is designed to welcome students already working in Sápmi, as all courses are offered online, and the program can be completed part-time over 4 years (or full-time over 2 years).

 

Please see the program description and frequently asked questions for more details including general admission requirements. If you are interested in one of the research topics above, please be sure to mention it in your letter of intent as part of your application package.

Application deadline: 27 March 2020
Program start: August 2020




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Sist oppdatert: 16.03.2020 10:40