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Wolves and grazing - what next?

Prof. Dr. Roland Norer (University of Lucerne), Kurt Schuler (President of Korporation Uri) and Josef Walker (Cantonal Hunting Administration) will discuss the future of wolves and pasture management at a public evening event on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, in the Zeughaus Parterre.

Institute days 2024

The Institute Days of the Uri Institute ‘Cultures of the Alps’ took place again from 24 to 26 April 2024. This time the theme was: Alpinism and global warming.

Alpinism and global warming: panel discussion with extreme mountaineer Dani Arnold

Panel discussion on alpinism and global warming with the Uri Netflix star Dani Arnold.

Interview by SRF Zentralschweiz on the topic "How to deal with the wolf?"

Prof. Dr. Roland Norer was interviewed on April 2, 2024 on the topic "How to deal with the wolf" by the regional journal srf Zentralschweiz.

"Dear wolf, not here please": Interview in the "Luzerner Zeitung"

Prof. Dr. Roland Norer proposes grazing protection zones for sensitive Alps in new book.

From home birth to hospital birth: historian examines the midwifery profession

In her dissertation project, historian Sophie Fäs examines the change from home births to hospital births using the cantons of Uri, Baselstadt and Baselland as examples.

Generous donation enriches the library of the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps

Prof. em. Jon Mathieu has donated part of his private book archive to the Uri Institute. It comprises over 500 works that are thematically linked to the mountains and the Alpine region.

«Elsa Roth played a decisive role in shaping Swiss skiing in the 20th century»

In conversation with Nils Widmer, we learn more about Elsa Roth's interesting life, Swiss skiing and the historian's time at the Uri Institute.

"There is no question of sacrificing nature"

In an interview with the NZZ, Boris Previšić, Director of the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps, defends the construction of alpine solar plants.

Lasting discussions between ski tours and snowshoe hikes at the Uri Institute Days

The first institute days of the year at Cultures of the Alps were already underway from the 17th to the 19th of January.