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The Malaurie Institute of Arctic Research - Monaco
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Arctic Studies are a fast-growing field that increasingly draws media and public attention due to global warming and climate change.
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“Gateway to the Arctic” is an interdisciplinary forum for encounters of master students and early-stage researchers from different disciplines.

Jean Malaurie

French cultural anthropologist, explorer, geographer, geomorphologist, and writer.

Quote Jean Malaurie: “Cultural diversity is a scientific reality which we must protect as much as possible, just like biodiversity. Otherwise, all of us in those megacities that keep on growing will become a people of ants, manipulated by words and images.”

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Jean Malaurie
Inuit sled dogs in the arctic


MIARC actively participates in various projects at national, bilateral and international level.

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Find here programmes of previous events, as well as other relevant documents.

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Collection of old historic books


Forthcoming publication on the reception of Moravian Arctic knowledge in France

8 September 2022

Joanna Kodzik will soon present her article about the reception of Moravian Arctic knowledge in France: "La réception des observations arctiques moraves en France à l’époque des Lumières".

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Montreal, Canada

Workshop in Montreal, 19-23 Sept. 2022

5 September 2022

Jan Borm participates in the workshop: “Pa pimatisiwin. En mouvement. Table ronde sur le territoire. L’autochtonie comparée des Amériques".

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International Conference "Iceland and the Faroe Islands Seen from Within and Without: Cross-cultural Perspectives, 17th - 21st Century"

10 May 2022

Organised by the University of the Faroe Islands in cooperation with The Malaurie Institute of Arctic Research Monaco-UVSQ, UVSQ/Université Paris-Saclay and the University of Iceland.

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