Archaeology of Coastlines

Life on the Coast from Prehistory to the Present Day

This symposium aims to take a round trip between past and present, a historical perspective useful to the understanding of the relationships between humans and their environment.

Symposium in person and live on the museum's YouTube channel

Archaeological research conducted on societies living on coastlines from Prehistory to the Present Day highlight the processes of adaptation of populations to a changing climate and the way they have tapped into local resources by developing specific economic and even cultural systems. Moreover, coastal areas are currently under particular threat from climate change which is jeopardising archaeological heritage. 
This symposium will alternate between conferences and round tables where different stakeholders in the research, heritage and management of coastlines can pool and share their knowledge and experience.

Photo: Excavation of the Mont Castel Gallic oppidum in Port-en-Bessin© Denis Gliksman, Inrap

  • Scientific committee

    • Dominique Garcia, President, Inrap
    • Marc Bouiron, Scientific and Technical Director, Inrap
    • Florence Verdin, Director of Research at the CNRS, Bordeaux Montaigne University


    • Théresia Duvernay, Director of Cultural Development, Inrap
    • Pascal Ratier, Head of Events and Symposia, Inrap
    • Anna Gianotti Laban, musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
  • Place:   Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • TimeSlots:
    The Wednesday 20 October 2021 from 09:30 to 18:30

    The Thursday 21 October 2021 from 09:30 to 18:30
  • Accessibility:
    • Handicap visuel
    • Handicap moteur
  • Public:   Researcher, student, All publics
  • Categorie : Symposia
  • Free entry (subject to available places)
    Gratuit (dans la limite des places disponibles)

    Free (reservation required)
    Gratuit sur réservation