Institute «Cultures of the Alps»

The Institute "Cultures of the Alps" is dedicated to the entire thematic breadth of the special features of the Alpine region - from prehistoric evidence to specific traditions to the challenges of the present.

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The cantonal council of Uri has decided: The "Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps at the University of Lucerne" will be supported annually by the canton with a maximum of 500,000 Swiss francs - thus it can be operated permanently.
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Fredi M. Murer and Kurt Gloor filmed life in the mountains of Uri about fifty years ago. Now the Institute is bringing the two films back to the cinema.
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The crystals and minerals from inside the mountains of Uri have been moving people for 10,000 years. The Institute "Cultures of the Alps" showed exciting views of the Strahlner being.
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From now on, the Institute "Cultures of the Alps" will publish a specialist article every Tuesday in its own online magazine "Syntopia Alpina".
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