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AHIN webinar series: Presentation by Jen Otto, climate change and housing

June 20, 2023

Jen Otto is a MA Student in Geography at Memorial University and a Trebek Initiative Grantee. She’s passionate about storytelling and community-led climate change response. Jen seeks to amplify community-identified housing needs within Inuit Nunangat, with a focus on Nunatsiavut. To do so, she engages with visual storytelling to centre community voices and illustrate how these crises… Read More

AHIN webinar series: Interview with James Fulford

June 20, 2023

On May 4, 2023 At Home in the North hosted an interview with James Fulford, Associate Deputy Minister of the NWT Housing Commission. The interview was conducted by Dr. Julia Christensen and questions centered around the Strategic Renewal of the NWTHC, followed by discussion. Please see the recording of this webinar below:

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