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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


The Arctic in international relations according to two MIARC members

23 May 2023

Two MIARC members, Alexandre Delangle and Eda Ayaydin, have recently published articles on the most recent political developments in and around the Arctic.

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MIARC at 2023 Schefferus Conference in Tromsø

22 May 2023

Joanna Kodzik, Junior Professor at MIARC, is presenting a paper on the “Constructions of Lapland in German scholarly debates and travel writing - following Schefferus genealogy of knowledge” at the 2023 Schefferus Conference at UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, in Tromsø.

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The latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published by MIARC

16 May 2023

The MIARC team is proud to announce that the latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published. Inter-Nord is the only French review on the Artic that is both international and interdisciplinary.

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