Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

Our research is focussed on the mutual impacts of space, time and the environment. We emphasise that these research themes are marked by socio-cultural, as well as spatial characteristics, and regularly reflect transnational and comparative approaches. Both qualitative and quantitative methodolog...

LYY Institute for Natural resources, environment and society

LYY Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society is a network organization based at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF). LYY’s objective is to strengthen multidisciplinary research and education of the environment and sustainable natural resource use from the perspectives of socia...

MECES Minerals, Energy, and Circular Economy in Sustainability Transitions

MECES research community studies the societal challenges of sustainability transitions in the fields of minerals, energy and circular economy from the perspectives of politological, legal, business, geographical, historical and social studies and geoinformatics. In the sustainability transitions,...

Moritz Albrecht

Assistant professor, Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

Spatialities of Local Transformations

Spatialities of Local Transformations (SLOT) research group focuses on the spatial processes that affect and guide place making, regional development and localized policy materialization processes .