The Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology ( MoMArch - Aix-Marseille University ) with the support of the Mediterranean Archaeology Institute - ARKAIA | Aix-Marseille Université and H2020 NEANIAS Project are organising the 1st International Conference of Mediterranean Harbour and Coastal Archaeology under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair in Maritime and Coastal Archaeology of Aix-Marseille University.
The Conference will be held in presence at Le Cube THE CUBE | Aix-Marseille Université in Aix-en-Provence from the 27th September to the 1st of October 2022. Livestreaming will be available at our dedicated website.
During the Conference, we will host the H2020 NEANIAS Project workshop, where all participants will have the opportunity to test interactively three Innovative Underwater Services (Bathymetry mapping, Seafloor mosaicking and Seabed Classification) now developed for the EOSC (European Open Science Cloud).
In 2022, the key theme will focus on Ancient Mediterranean Harbour-cities diachronically from prehistory to Mediaeval times and it is organised under the framework of the Aigina Harbour-city project (2019-2023) now running in the Aegean Sea (website under construction). Besides the key theme, the conference welcomes papers covering a wide range of subjects, new discoveries and current underwater and coastal fieldwork research, documentation and interpretation on ancient harbours and coastal sites in the Mediterranean. For further details, please refer to the Call for papers and key themes.