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Upcoming Events

Glaciers: A Transdisciplinary Perspective on Current Issues

27/09/2023 28/09/2023

Conferences 2023

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UNIL Site de Sion

From Wednesday 27 at 13.30 pm to Thursday 28 September at 12 pm at UNIL Site de Sion, LORO room.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together and discuss the different disciplinary approaches to glaciers, their dynamics, and their influence on different aspects of society. The day of 27 September will be devoted to an interdisciplinary approach, with contributions from a range of researchers from different disciplines with an interest in glaciers. September 28 will be dedicated to transdisciplinary dialogue between researchers and practitioners, with the aim of developing a shared vision of the challenges facing glaciers in the 21st century. At 9:00 on 28 September there will be a talk by the MRI's Carolina Adler on Introduction; Perspective of the Mountain Research Initiative.

The event will take place in person, in French and English, from Wednesday 27 September at 13:00 to Thursday 28 September at 13:00. For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information, please visit the website (in French) or see the event programme (in English). 

 Cover image by Pascale Amez.

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