Grenoble 2005 colloquium
"Millstone quarries. Research, protection and valorisation of an European technical heritage.
Antiquity-21 st century"
Organized by the LARHRA and the RGZM of Mainz, the colloquium of Grenoble took place at the "Maison des Sciences de l'Homme-Alpes" (Human Sciences Institute in the Alps), in September 2005, 22 th to 25 th
43 lecturers came from 11 different countries, speaking on three main subjects :
- research on antique and medieval quern and millstone quarries ;
- subterranean sites
- protection and valorisation of quern and millstone quarries
The program is available with this link:
Acts of this colloquium were published in 2006: A. Belmont and F. Mangartz (dir.), Mühlstienbrüche. Erforschung, Schutz und Inwertsestung eines Kulturerbes europäischer industrie - Les Meulières. Recherche, protection et valorisation d'un patrimoine industriel européen - Millstone quarries. Research, protection and valorisation of an European technical heritage . Mainz, 2006, RGZM, 240 p. They can be ordered on the RGZM website : http://web.rgzm.de/512.html?&L=1
Conferences have been filmed and can be seen
(after downloading a free realplayer version if you don't have it)
on the website : https://www.msh-alpes.fr/node/179