Welcome to Centre for Sami Research (CeSam) - Vaartoe

Vaartoe is ”a mountain with a miles wide view”. It is also the Sami name for the Centre for Sami Research, and furthermore a symbol for the perspective we strive for. Our ambition is to cross the academic borders, and to work both multi-disciplinary and internationally. By doing so we believe that the Sami research can be broadened and developed.

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Centre for Sami Research, CeSam, coordinates research related to the Sami, their culture, language, history and society, and initiates new research. CeSam is meant to be a meeting-place for PhD students and researchers from a variety of disciplines at the university, thereby creating a positive research environment and a creative exchange of thoughts that have the power to enrich research.

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Barents Studies: Peoples, Economies and Politics – Call for Papers

This is a call for papers to be submitted for the second and third issues of the refereed journal Barents Studies: Peoples, Economies and Politics. Th...

Sami issues to be discussed throughout 2014

Umeå2014 has reserved SEK 100,000 to partially finance a series of seminars regarding Sami issues. The seminars will be held throughout the entire Cap...

Vaartoe - CeSam on Caught by Umeå tour

A marketing tour dubbed ’Caught by Umeå’ will ’bring Umeå to Europe’ in a bid to raise interest for the city ahead of 2014 when Umeå will be the Cultu...

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Umeå Centre for Sami Research (Cesam) - Vaartoe
Umeå University
901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
Norra Beteendevetarhuset, Humanioragränd 5, plan 4

Tel:  +46 90-786 50 00

Fax:  +46 90-786 78 52

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