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Conference Man and Karst 2024

June 24 - June 29

🌟 Join Us at Man and Karst 2024 in Sicily! 🌟

Embark on an extraordinary journey into the heart of Sicily’s karst landscape at Man and Karst 2024! From June 24th to June 29th, 2024, we invite you to join us in Ragusa, Sicily, for an immersive exploration of humanity’s dynamic relationship with karst environments.

Against the backdrop of Ragusa’s captivating historical setting, we’ll convene for a five-day event filled with insightful discussions, engaging presentations, and hands-on experiences. Dive deep into the fascinating intersection of human activity and karst geology as we examine the cultural, ecological, and scientific dimensions of this unique landscape.

Throughout the event, participants will have the opportunity to:

🔍 Explore Sicily’s diverse karst formations, from fluviokarst canyons to gypsum caves and volcanic lava tubes.

🗣️ Engage in thought-provoking discussions led by leading experts in the fields of geology, ecology, anthropology, and conservation.

🌿 Discover the rich biodiversity and cultural heritage preserved within Sicily’s karst landscapes.

🤝 Connect with fellow enthusiasts, researchers, and practitioners from around the world, forging lasting friendships and collaborations.

Our carefully curated program features a blend of academic sessions, field excursions, workshops, and networking events designed to appeal to a diverse audience. Whether you’re a seasoned researcher, a passionate explorer, or simply curious about the wonders of karst terrain, there’s something for everyone at Man and Karst 2024.

Accommodation: Enjoy your stay in Ragusa with comfortable and convenient accommodation options available to suit every need and budget. From charming boutique hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, you’ll find the perfect place to rest and rejuvenate after a day of exploration.

Wonderful Weather: Bask in the Mediterranean sunshine as you soak up the warm, pleasant weather that Sicily has to offer in June. With long days and balmy evenings, it’s the ideal climate for outdoor activities and cultural experiences.

Enogastronomic Cultural Experience: Indulge your senses with Sicily’s renowned enogastronomic delights, from savory street food to exquisite regional cuisine. Savor the flavors of Sicilian specialties paired with fine local wines, immersing yourself in the rich culinary heritage of the region.

We’re proud to announce that the event has received the patronage of FSE , highlighting its importance and relevance in the scientific and cultural community.

For more information and registration details, visit the official event website: https://cirs-ragusa.org/blog/man-and-karst-2024/.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative experience that promises to inspire, educate, and empower.Secure your spot today and prepare for an unforgettable journey into the depths of Sicily’s karst realm. We can’t wait to welcome you to Man and Karst 2024 in Sicily!


June 24
June 29


C.I.R.S. – Hyblean Center of Speleo-Hydrogeological Research, Ragusa
Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Catania


Ragusa Ibla
Ragusa Ibla, Sicily 97100 Italy + Google Map

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