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AHIN Webinar series: “Houses Build People: Forging the Links between Self-building and Well-being in Canada and Greenland”, February 24, 2023

March 14, 2023

On Ferbruary 24, 2023 Dr. Susane Havelka and Hans Peter Mønsted gave a presentation on their research in Canada and Greenland. Their work focuses on the importance of self-building homes and connections between self-building and positive psycho-social outcomes. Please see the link below for a video recording of the presentation. AHIN webinar- February 24, 2023  

Housing and climate photo campaign- Call for participants!

January 24, 2023

Master’s candidate, Jenine Otto, is launching a photo campaign to centre your voices and experiences in research on the intersection of housing and climate change in the North! This is an open call for those interested to submit photographs, along with a brief description and approximate location of each photo, capturing your observations on the… Read More

AHIN Webinar series: Nishnawbe Aski Nation Housing Strategy, January 20, 2023

January 23, 2023

On Friday the At Home in the North partnership has the pleasure of participating in a webinar presentation and discussion given by Michael McKay, Infrastructure and Housing Director at Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and Dr. Shelagh McCartney, Associate Professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Toronto Metropolitan University and Director of Design Together… Read More

Check out the At Home in the North Fall Newsletter

October 31, 2022

We have just released our fall newsletter. This newsletter includes a message from at Home in the North’s Program Director, Julia Christensen, and updates on our At Home in the North Research Report Series, our Knowledge Exchange Series and an upcoming At Home in the North Survey. Read more here: AHIN newsletter_Sept 2022

Call for papers! “Critical northern geographies of home” CAG 2022

April 8, 2022

AHIN’s Eleanor Stephenson and Julia Christensen are co-Chairing a session at the upcoming CAG conference (virtual, May 30-June 3) entitled “Critical Northern Geographies of Home”.  If you wish to take part, you will need to submit your abstract and register for the conference through the CAG website by April 15. When you submit your abstract, you will have an option to select our… Read More

Call for papers: Special issue of Housing, Theory and Society

March 30, 2022

At Home in the North’s Dr. Rebecca Schiff is co-editing an upcoming special issue of Housing, Theory and Society entitled “Housing vulnerability reconsidered: Applications and implications for housing research, policy and practice”. Please see the attached call for papers. Abstracts are due May 31, 2022. Special Issue Call for Papers_Mar 29 

AHIN Webinar series: Student research II December 7

December 16, 2021

This webinar was part two of a two-part series which featured presentations from student and post-doctoral researchers in the At Home in the North network. The speakers included Christina Goldhar, Aimee Pugsley, and Veronica Madsen, all of whom are based out of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Below is a summary of key points of their… Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: Student research I, November 30

December 16, 2021

This webinar was part one of a two-part series which featured presentations from student and post-doctoral researchers in the At Home in the North network. The speakers included Matthew Cosby and Muhammad Khan from the University of Alaska Anchorage, Susane Havelka from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Hans Peter Mønsted from the University of Southern… Read More

Introducing Dr. Linda Larcombe, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

December 16, 2021

Linda Larcombe is a trained anthropologist and received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Manitoba. Her work focuses on First Nations history and health, cultural resource management, and understanding the socio-cultural and environmental factors contributing to infectious disease in First Nation populations.  Read more here: AHIN community profile_linda larcombe