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Sámi education conference 2023

The Sámi University of Applied Sciences and the Sámi Parliament in Norway will host an international conference to share experiences and present pedagogical ways of thinking and professionalism in education and research.

28. September, 08:00 to 29. September, 18:00

Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination

Sámi University of Applied Sciences/Sámi Allaskuvla cordially invites scholars, students, journalists and members of the public to an online conference Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination, September 28–29, 2021.  

The conference will bring together scholars and students in the field of Indigenous Journalism, as well as Indigenous media leaders and Indigenous journalists. Sámi University of Applied Sciences is in Guovdageaidnu, Norway – an Arctic community known for being a stronghold of Sámi language, culture, media, higher education, and Sámi and Indigenous research. 

The registration deadline for the conference is extenteded to September 26, 2021. For registration, please send an e-mail to IJC2021@samas.no

 The Zoom link for the conference will be provided a few days in advance of the conference. 

Following the conference, on September 30–October 2, 2021, the Sámi Journalist Association will hold the inaugural Sámi Media Festival on campus at the Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Guovdageaidnu. See festival program here: https://www.samimediafestival.com/ 

Keynote speakers

Professor Folker Hanusch, University of Vienna: "Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Journalism Studies: A research agenda"

Professor Bronwyn Carlson, Macquarie University: “Global Indigeneity: the affordances of social media for amplifying Indigenous voices”

Professor Katerina Tsetsura, University of Oklahoma: “Standing up for What is Just: World’s Indigenous Journalism in 2020s”


Read more at the official site