• PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)




Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Dr Dorothee Cambou is Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science at the Faculty of Law at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on international law, human rights, the governance of lands and the question of justice. She has also an expertise in indigenous peoples' rights, including the rights of the Saami. Her research currecntly focuses on issues raised by the green transition and its critical analysis.



Education/Academic qualification

Law, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Hus-Arctic: Human Security as a promotional tool for societal security in the Arctic: Addressing Multiple Vulnerability to its Population with Specific Reference to the Barents Region., Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi

1 Nov 201631 Dec 2017

Award Date: 1 Nov 2016

Law, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Award Date: 12 Oct 2016

External positions

Steering Group Member of the Nordic Netowrok for Saami and Indigenous Peoples Law (NORSIL)

2023 → …

Members of the Working Group on Biocultural Rights, Siemenpuu

Jun 2021 → …

Chair of Nordic Netowrk for Saami and Indigenous Peoples Law


Member of the Steering Committee for UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Resources and Social Responsibility

Sept 2018 → …

Affiliated researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • International Law
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Decolonisation
  • Arctic Studies
  • Land and Resources Governance
  • Self-determination

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.