CALL. 31.12.2016: Instrumentum International Meeting: Vehicles in Antiquity and Middle Ages - Arles
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 31/12/2016
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 13-14-15-16/06/2017
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Musée de l'Arles Antique (Arles, France)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Association Instrumentum France
The theme will be modes of transport in Antiquity et the Middle Ages and will focus in particular on the equipment and maintenance of land, river and sea vehicles. For multi-period sessions are open :
- land vehicles drawn by animals (waggons, chariots, carriages)
- river transport vehicles (boats, canoes and their methods of traction or propulsion)
- sea going vessels
- and, although not strictly adhering to the definition of vehicles, mounted horses.
Papers and posters may submitted on subjects such as objects, studies of transport across a site or region, restorations and experimental results, documentary studies, etc. They can include the component parts of vehicles (metal, wood, leather, basketry), the elements relating to their motion or operation (traction, propulsion, steering), accessories, trimmings and ornaments. Vehicles from occupation sites, maritime or road networks, craft-working sites, wrecks, graves, ports, etc. can be presented.
The attached paper proposal sheet should be returned before the 31 December 2016, togheter with your summary. The final program, the registration form for the conférence and all information relating to the running of the évent will be published in February 2017.