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NACS Meeting

23rd November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

After successful meetings in St-Gallen, Zurich and Neuchâtel, the Network Arctic Collections Switzerland (NACS) invites all interested institutions and persons to this year’s event.

The NACS meeting will take place on Monday 23 November 2020 and online, due to the sanitary situation. The meeting offers insights into the history of Arctic collections in various Swiss museums and reflections on different Arctic topics (see programme below). As always, there will be opportunities for interdisciplinary exchanges between participating institutions and individuals.

You can participate with the following Zoom link:
Password: 827678

Programme of the event

09:45     Zoom call opens

10:00     Welcome and Introduction Martha Cerny, Museum Cerny

10:15      50 Jahre Eiskerntiefbohrungen in Grönland – Eine Zeitreise durch die (Klima-)Geschichte Prof. Hubertus Fischer, University of Bern

11:00      CITES-related Issues in the Arctic Bruno Mainini, Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (BLV)

11:45      Vor Engel und Haller – Wie die Arktis in die Schweiz fand Martin Schultz, Museum Cerny

12:15      Break

14:15      Swiss Arctic Collectors – A Comparative Overview Florian Gredig, NONAM, Zürich

14:45     «They come and ask: Where is your home?» Art Museum of the North – Issues of Language, Land and Power in Exhibition-Making Selma Green, Konstmuseet I Norr, Kiruna, Sweden

15:30      Artist’s Talk via ZOOM with the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative, Kinngait, Nunavut, Canada

16:15       Closing of the presentations

16:30      Closing of the meeting


23rd November 2020
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Network Arctic Collections Switzerland (NACS)