FORTMED 2015. International Conference about Modern Age Fortifications of the Western Mediterranean Coast

Valencia, Valencia, Spain, Europe.

Between 10/15/2015 and 10/17/2015

Place: Ciudad Politénica de la Innovación - Politécnica University of València

Time: 09:00am to 8:30 pm


FORTMED 2015 is the first International Conference on Modern Age Fortifications of the Western Mediterranean coast. The conference will take place on October 15th, 16th and 17th 2015, at the Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación, of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).

The conference’s main objective is the exchange of knowledge and sharing for the better understanding, assessment, management and exploitation of culture and heritage that developed on the Mediterranean coast in the modern age, taking into account the wide distribution of these results.

The Conference has an interdisciplinary aim where architects, engineers, archaeologists, historians, geographers, cartographers, heritage managers, tourism experts, experts in restoration-conservation and promotion of heritage will participate. The idea is to provide a more inclusive, more real and more up to date views, leading us to the point where we could find the investigations of this matter, in the twenty-first century.

The theme is centered on the fortifications of the western Mediterranean (Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco) in the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, although it does not exclude other Mediterranean countries and other fortifications from this era.

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More informations: (secretary).


Updated at 19/12/2014 by the tutor Projeto Fortalezas Multimídia (Lauro).


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