The Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) has opened a call for papers. Applicants are to submit an abstract on the topic of “new challenges facing the arctic ocean and other fragile seas”(max. 500 words) and a brief CV (max 1 page), by January 15, 2015. The resulting conference is to happen on February 20, 2015 at the Rovaniemi, Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland. For further details, consult the call for papers. The program of the Conference will be posted here.