MMSH (Aix-en-Provence)

One Stopover in Provence in Cezanne’s town : From the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme to the Cours Mirabeau
Wednesday October 30th – Only by reservation, the places are limited!


2:00 pm Departure by bus from the MuCEM (Marseille) – Appointment on the J4 esplanade in front of the MuCEM.
2:30 Welcoming at the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme, the most famous place for researchers and students who want work on the Mediterranean Area. The interdisciplinarity in human sciences is its purpose.

3:00 – 4:30



 The Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme: A key player in the numeric commitment
General presentation of the structure
Brigitte MARIN, director of the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme (Unité Mixte de Recherche Temps, Espaces, Langage, Europe Méridionale-Méditerranée, Laboratoire d’excellence- Méditerranée)
The Mediterranean Audiovisual Memories, a hudge corpus of archives easily accessible to all
Maryline CRIVELLO (Unité Mixte de Recherche Temps, Espaces, Langage,Europe Méridionale-Méditerranée)
Sound heritage recordings
Véronique GINOUVES (person in charge of sound archives)
 e-Médiathèque, a digital multilingual library
Hassan MOUKHLISSE, Abdelmajid ARRIF (persons in charge of the media library)
 CartoMundi, a scanned cartografic heritage enhancement
Jean-Luc ARNAUD (person in charge of the pole Espace, représentations et usages de la Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme)

4:45 – 6:00

Mini round table discussion conducted by Philippe JOCKEY
(Professor of Greek History and Civilization, Aix Marseille University, Centre Camille JULLIAN)

3-D recent experiences of modelling from exceptional discoveries
The Coenatio rotunda (circular dining room)of the Domus Aurea built by the Emperor Nero, discovered in Rome on the Palatine Hill in 2009
Françoise VILLEDIEU (CNRS, Centre Camille JULLIAN)
The Prôtis Project, experimental archaeology: the built and the launching of a life-size replica of a greek archaic ship
Patrice POMEY (CNRS, Ancient director of the Centre Camille JULLIAN, EmeritusProfessor) and Pierre POVEDA (Centre Camille JULLIAN)
Virtual 3-D restoration of the medieval built: The Ancient Abbey in Saint-Gilles-du-Gard
Andreas HARTMANN (Laboratoire d’Archéologie Médiévale et Moderne en Méditerranéen)
 7:00  Departure by bus: Free time in AIX EN PROVENCE by night, stop at La Rotonde or comeback to MARSEILLE
11:00 Departure by bus to MARSEILLE from La Rotonde, city center


For further information and reservation, download the VISITE MMSH brochure, the flyer (PDF) or please contact :