Tanja Joona

Dr. Soc., Kansainvälisen oikeuden dosentti

20002021

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Tanja Joona (Dr.Soc.Sci.) Title of Docent in International law, is working as a Senior researcher at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland (2000 - ) At the moment she is the Finnish Institutional  leader of the H2020 project JustNorth (2020-2023): Toward Just, Ethical and Sustainable Arctic Economies, Environments and Societies. The Consortium consists of 15 partners all over the world and has a budget of 6 million euros. www.justnorth.eu

Joona’s main research interests focus on mainly to the Arctic region, with comparative legal and political aspects of indigenous Sámi society and especially issues dealing with traditional livelihoods, international human rights law and identity questions in the context of justice and equality. Her PhD (2012) dealt with the implementation of ILO Convention No. 169 concerning the rights of indigenous peoples and land use questions in the Nordic countries. She has been working with several national and international projects eg. on Sámi children and youth in urban cities funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NUORGÁV). During the years 2018-2020 she was working as a researcher in a project dealing with Arctic industrial cities and youth wellbeing (WOLLIE) funded by the Finnish Academy. Tanja Joona has published numerous amount of scientific peer reviewed articles and has participated international conferences around the world. She has also several positions of trust at the University of Lapland as well as in the society.

Education/Academic qualification

2020 → …

Award Date: 1 Nov 2020

Field of science

  • International political science
  • Law

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  • Empowerment and Fate Control

    Rozanova, M., Petrov, A. N., Korkina Williams, V., Absalonsen, J., Alty, R., Arnfjord, S., Apok, C., Biscaye, E., Black, J., Carothers, C., Chapman, Y., Fusco, S., Gaini, F., Hayfield, E. A., Joona, T., Karlsdóttir, A., Kimmel, M., Larocque, B., Lempiäinen, K., Logadottir, H. & 14 others, Mack, L., Michaels, S., Mills, S., Naskali, P., Nielsen, S. S., Olsvig, I., Osipova, M., Poturaeva, A., Povoroznyuk, O., Quintal Marineau, M., Vinokurova, L., Zamyatina, N., Zanotti, L. & Þrastardóttir, B., May 2021, Pan-Arctic Report Gender Equality in the Arctic, Phase 3. Ágústsson, H. Ó., Biscaye, E., Hayfield, E. A., Jessen Williamson, K., Katchatag, L., Laroque, B., McDermott, A., Michaels, S., Nikolayeva, O., Oddsdóttir, E. E., Olsvig, S., Petrov, A., Shorty, N., Smieszek, M. & Svensson, E-M. (eds.). Reykjavík: Arctic Council, p. 226-267

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  • Group Acceptance Defining Indigeneity

    Laakso, A., Joona, T. & Frangou, S-M., 16 Feb 2021, (Submitted) In: Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies .

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  • Law and Governance

    Svensson, E-M., Stefansdottir, O., Hubert, A. M., Joona, T., Lund Kjærgaard, S., Koshan, J. & Þrastardóttir, B., May 2021, Pan-Arctic Report Gender Equality in the Arctic, Phase 3. Ágústsson, H. Ó., Biscaye, E., Hayfield, E. A., Jessen Williamson, K., Katchatag, L., Laroque, B., McDermott, A., Michaels, S., Nikolayeva, O., Oddsdóttir, E. E., Olsvig, S., Petrov, A., Shorty, N., Smieszek, M. & Svensson, E-M. (eds.). Reykjavik: Arctic Council, p. 38-71

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  • Wind Energy Projects and Reindeer Herders´ Rights in Finnish Lapland: A Legal Framework

    Nystén-Haarala, S., Joona, T. & Hovila, I., 14 Jul 2021, In: Elementa. 9, 1, p. 1-17

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  • Youths' and their guardians' prospects of reindeer husbandry in Finland

    Joona, T. & Keskitalo, P., 2021, Young People, Wellbeing and Placemaking in the Arctic . Stammler, F. & Toivanen, R. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 93-119 20 p.

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