Valparaíso, Chile


GeoHumanidades y (Bio)Geografías Creativas abordando la sustentabilidad y co-conservación a través de “Inmersión Rizomática”

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The validity of the values that founded Mutualism

Through the Fondecyt Mutualismo project in Chile, 1925-1990, it seeks to elucidate the causes of the persistence and validity of mutual aid societies in Chile, after overcoming the Great Depression[…]

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Patagonian Territorialities: Inhabiting or experiencing the rural

Lecture Series: Territory, Mobility and Deterritorialization in Patagonia Continuing with the cycle of talks, this time the activity has the participation of Alberto Vásquez, who will give the talk “Inhabiting[…]

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“The role of geography …”

Talking about the current challenges of the discipline Inauguration of the PUCV Geography Academic Year Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Via zoom and Youtube Alternative Territories

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What is BioGeoArt?

Anillos Project that seeks to explore in depth the relationship between human beings and nature in Chile, and propose co-conservation actions. The methodology has been called «Rhizomatic Immersion», and it focuses on:


Apply affective governance in the design of co-conservation strategies based on innovative methodologies to support the development of ecological literacy;

EXPLORE speech

Explore (through discourse analysis), the current dominant discourses on the relationship, nature-person to propose new discourses that support cultural change;

EXPLORE expressiveness

Explore non-human languages ​​through the analysis of territorial expressiveness, sensitive landscapes and trajectories, soundscapes and performative acts (building ecological literacy to create a new cognitive atmosphere);


Question traditional governance schemes and reflect on the scalability and replicability of this methodology within the framework of biopolitics, cosmopolitics and GeoHumanities.

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Associated Laboratories

We work with laboratories moving around the territory, spreading knowledge and the desire to learn from nature, specifying the theme with activities together with the communities.

Aconcagua Fablab

Laboratory of manufacturing and public and direct university action in the territory, which opens the interest of people to “learn by doing” with new means of manufacturing to create and undertake from wherever they are.

Territorios Alternativos

Research laboratory of the Institute of Geography of the PUCV, works in areas of social and cultural geography, in intersection with Latin American critical thought, libertarian thought and decolonial studies.


Workshop on analysis, production, experimentation and reflection on the possibilities and expressions of qualitative methods of social research, addressing the challenges of interdisciplinary work and border issues.


Laboratory that aims to advance the knowledge of biogeographic patterns and processes in Latin America, as well as the sustainability of agroecosystems and territories.


Organizations together with which we carry out different activities such as workshops and seminars


Teniente Julio Allende School, an inclusive educational community, committed to the environment, the appreciation of local heritage and high expectations for quality; In the context of a new rurality, it promotes attitudes for sustainable development.

The Biota Maule refuge is an education, research and ecotourism center, belonging to the Ayacara Foundation and administered by Bioma, which promotes the conservation of the valuable Maule Ecosystems, through sustainable development.

The Museo Campesino en Movimiento is an O.N.G. whose main mission is to preserve and encourage social development strategies around the rich and diverse rural world of our country based on interdisciplinary work.

Interdisciplinary group of professionals, whose mission is to promote knowledge of the environment to local communities, through instances of reflection, research and dissemination of natural and cultural phenomena that characterize said environment.

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