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

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

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

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

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


Community profile series: Introducing Bonnie Krysowaty, Program Director and Social Researcher, Lakehead Social Planning Council

Bonnie Krysowaty is involved with numerous programs and initiatives related to housing, homelessness, and harm reduction in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is the coordinator of the Poverty Reduction Strategy at the Lakehead Social Planning Council and manages the federal funding for homelessness initiatives through Reaching Home. She also manages the Out of the Cold program… Read More


Webinar series: COVID-19 and housing

On October 26, 2021 At Home in the North (AHIN) held a webinar entitled: Housing and COVID-19 in Thompson, where Colin Bonnycastle gave a presentation offering an update on the pandemic subproject funded by AHIN and led by members of AHIN from the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. This research sought to… Read More


Community partner profile series: Introducing Travis Hedwig

Travis is a cultural and medical anthropologist by training and is a faculty member in the Division of Population Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is interested in applied health research, particularly issues of mental and behavioural health, housing and homelessness, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and other disabilities, and community health.  Read… Read More


Check out AHIN’s fall newsletter

AHIN’s fall newsletter is now available! The newsletter includes updates on the activities of each research direction, an article discussing our ongoing webinar series, and a series of news items and publications of interest to the partnership and anyone concerned by the state of northern housing and homelessness in Canada and beyond. Thank you to… Read More


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