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Successful Book Tour

The first publication "NUTZEN. BENUTZEN. HEGEN. PFLEGEN. Die Alpen im Anthropozän" by the Institute can look back on successful book launches in autumn 2023.

Shrink, grow, maintain size - Uri municipalities in the wake of emigration and immigration

Moderators, panel guests and the audience exchanged views at a public event on how the municipalities in Uri deal with population movements and their impact on village life.

Energy transition in the Alps - what next?

An internal workshop in November 2023 addressed the debate on Alpine energy cultural landscapes and explored the question of how to design an Alpine region committed to decarbonisation.

Book presentation "NUTZEN. BENUTZEN. HEGEN. PFLEGEN. Die Alpen im Anthropozän"

On Wednesday, November 08, 2023, our first anthology "NUTZEN. BENUTZEN. HEGEN. PFLEGEN. Die Alpen im Anthropozän" will be presented at the Alpine Museum at 6.30 pm.

Great diversity and controversy at the Uri Institute Days

At the internal institute days on October 26 and 27, all researchers of the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps met for the third time in Altdorf.

Paths, passes and roads - trails in the canton of Uri from a cultural-historical, touristic and legal perspective

On October 10, the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps hosted a multifaceted event in the Uristier Hall in Altdorf, which was dedicated to the complex topic of paths, passes and roads in the canton of Uri.

Lecture "Die Alpen - ein gefährdeter Lebens- und Wirtschaftsraum im Zentrum Europas"

The lecture by the renowned Prof. em. Werner Bätzing presents the interested public with an up-to-date overall picture of the Alps from an economic, social and ecological perspective.

Dialog event «Kommen, gehen, bleiben – Uri und die Migration»

In discussion with panel guests and the audience, those present went in search of traces of Uri's migration history over the last 150 years.

Book launch «NUTZEN. BENUTZEN. HEGEN. PFLEGEN. Die Alpen im Anthropozän»

The first publication of the Institute "Cultures of the Alps" was published on Monday, September 11, 2023, and celebrated its vernissage at the Zeughaus Parterre in Altdorf.


The Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps, headed by the literary and cultural scientist Boris Previšić, is dedicated to the special features of the Alpine region in all its thematic breadth.