“A Southern Perspective on the North”
“With the Head up North”

Ria Adams

Cultural and Social Anthropologist, graduated in 2017 from the University of Vienna. Currently, she is a PhD fellow (uni:docs) at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna and focuses on challenges of cultural adaptation processes in Finnish Lapland from the perspective of immigrated youth. She is affiliated as a guest researcher with the “Arctic Anthropology Research Group” at the Arctic Centre/ University of Lapland.

Latest project involvement: “Live, Work or Leave? Youth – wellbeing and the viability of (post) extractive Arctic industrial cities in Finland and Russia” https://www.arcticcentre.org/EN/youthwellbeing