Profiling keynote speakers for the opening lecture No. 2

Having finished an undergraduate degree in Area Studies at the University of Sheffield in England, Mark Winchester took a Master's and PhD at Hitotsubashi University in Japan. The title of his dissertation is “A History of Modern and Contemporary Ainu Intellectual Thought: With a focus on the writings of Sasaki Masao”. At present he is …

Profiling keynote speakers for the opening lecture No. 1

Marie Persson Njajta is a Sami mother of two children living in a Southern Sami area that has been deeply affected by the trauma from State colonial practices. In order to pass her Southern Sami culture on to children, she has served as a human rights defender with special focus on Indigenous peoples’ and children’s rights, a …