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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


UArctic Chairs workshop 'One Health in the Arctic' took place at the University of Versailles in France, Nov 27-28, 2023

29 November 2023

UArctic Chairs Hanne H. Christiansen, Arja Rautio and Jan Borm met at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France, together with UArctic Chair Roland Kallenborn, who joined online, during a workshop entitled “One Health in the Arctic” to explore future transdisciplinary collaborative projects.

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The Arctic in International Relations (Turkish edition)

24 November 2023


MIARC is delighted to announce the release of Eda Ayaydin’s book Uluslararasi Iliskilerde Arktik (The Arctic in International Relations). Eda Ayaydin (MIARC) is a fellow member of the International Arctic Science Committee for 2023-2026.

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Greenland: a strategic location for receiving data from the UVSQ-Sat and Inspire-Sat 7 satellites

14 November 2023

Two researchers from UVSQ’s Atmosphere Physics/Space Observation laboratory LATMOS, accompanied by Professor Jan Borm, director of MIARC, visited Greenland in the aim of strengthening and establishing new collaborations with institutional and private organisations. 

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