Call for Papers: TIENS BIEN LA ROUTE ! Bordeaux, 29 – 30 novembre 2017

Tiens bien la route !

Routes, agglomérations et territoires

antiques et médiévaux

Colloque international

Bordeaux, 29-30 Novembre 2017

Call for Papers:


The international conference will be dedicated to ancient and medieval routes and their relationship with the landscape, intended as a living organism. The discussion will focus on new tools and methods of research and publication, in continuity with the international round table “Ancient and Medieval Routes: new approaches and new tools”, held in Bordeaux on November 15th, 2016.

The discussion revolves around three thematic axes:

Theme 1: Routes and settlements, control and landscape structuration tools, ranking of the communication network.

Theme 2: Impact of the route on the life of territories:

  1. Social transformation from the economic, religious and cultural perspective.
  2. The road in landscape and the landscape seen from the road: the concept of “road territory”.
  3. Hospitality and service facilities in a diachronic perspective.

Theme 3: Scientific dissemination and capitalization:

  1. Ancient and medieval routes on the Web: a new time for scientific publications, open also to the public.
  2. Archaeological parks and musealization.
  3. Cultural itineraries and historical trekking: a balance between enhancement and fashion trend.

Call for Abstracts :

The conference scientific committee welcomes your abstracts for 20 minutes oral papers and scientific posters. All submissions must be sent to:

The submissions must be sent as Word documents that should include: a title, an abstract (15 lines max.), all author(s)’ identifying information, including names, degrees, and institutional affiliations.


Abstract submission deadline: May 15, 2017.
Scientific Committee evaluation: June 15, 2017.
Acceptance notification: July 15, 2017

Inscription Fees:

Inscription fee for all the presentations: 25€

Scientific Committee :

Alain Bouet, Université Bordeaux Montaigne
Fabien Colleoni, Université de Rennes 2
Francis Tassaux, Université Bordeaux Montaigne
Sara Zanni, Université Bordeaux Montaigne

Official Website

Download the Call for Papers in English
Télécharger l’Appel à Communications en Français
Scaricare la Call for Papers in Italiano

This event and the acts publication received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 660763 ; the organization is supported by Fédération Aquitania, inside the actions of the LabEx Sciences Archéologiques de Bordeaux (LaScArBx) and of the Initiative d’Excellence de l’Université de Bordeaux (IdEx).

For the Organization Committee: Sara Zanni (Institut AUSONIUS, Université Bordeaux Montaigne).


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