Unio crassus, Foto: A. Mrkvicka

Dear MoFA community!

We can look back on a very successful year 2019, with two excursions, two presentations, the MoFA annual conference in Salzburg and finally the publication of Arianta 7, the current volume of the societies’ magazine.

Before the publication is after the publication: We invite you to submit manuscripts for Arianta 8.

The „Association of Polish Malacologists“ is organizing its “36th Polish Malacological Seminar” in Wisła (Silesian Beskids, Poland) from May 7th to 9th, 2020. The venue is the Hotel Pod Jedlami; https://www.podjedlami.pl/

For the first time, a section with English-language contributions will be organized at this traditional seminar.

The registration form and the preliminary program can be found here

registration form [docx]

preliminary program [pdf]

Fr, 28. 2. 2020, 7.00 p.m. Univ.-Prof.in Dr.in Christa FRANK Humans and mollusks – a comprehensive topic affecting a wide variety of areas of life. It is not only the fascinating beauty of the shells that are washed ashore at coasts not yet touched by tourism. Some species have a deep symbolic meaning connected with […]

We are pleased to announce the foundation of the society „Mollusc Research Austria (MoFA)“, which was authorised by public authority in August 2016. MoFA is a society based in Austria aiming to promote activities of Austrian malacologists and encourage the communication with national and international professional working groups and initiatives.

Another task of the society is the enhancement of information exchange and coordination of scientific projects and studies.