Silvia Segalla

Silvia Segalla is an Italian researcher and mountain enthusiast who lives and works in different cities in the Veneto region. She holds a Ph.D in Social Sciences from the University of Padua and, since 2015, has been working in an alpine refuge in the Belluno Dolomites.

Partendo dall’esplorazione dei cosiddetti “viàz”, un impervio percorso alpino delle Dolomiti zoldane, Silvia Segalla riflette sul concetto di “selvaggio” attribuito all’ambiente montano, che nell’immaginario comune sembra divenire riserva e baluardo della natura. In un’epoca in cui una revisione del rapporto tra “umano” e “naturale” si fa sempre più urgente, l’articolo… Read more »

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Starting from the exploration of the so-called “viàz”, an arduous mountaineering route in the Zoldo Dolomites, Silvia Segalla reflects upon the concept of “wilderness” as applied to the mountain, which within the social imaginary seems to have become a reserve and bastion of nature. In an era in which a… Read more »

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