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Perspectives on “Travel” in Ancient Mediterranean

Perspectives sur le voyage dans la Méditerranée ancienne

The Multi-sensory Approach to Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Artefacts from Medieval to Contemporary Ages

Approche multisensorielle des sites archéologiques, des monuments et des artefacts du Moyen Âge à l’époque contemporaine

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Published on Monday, November 25, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

L’initiative est née de la collaboration entre Fabio D’Angelo (directeur de la revue Viaggiatori Journal) et Silvana di Paolo (CNR) et voudrait aborder le thème du voyage – compris comme expérience physique, esthétique, imaginaire, symbolique ou métaphorique – dans les régions du bassin méditerranéen, riche de témoignages archéologiques nombreux qui montrent la continuité des installations humaines de la Préhistoire à nos jours.

Announcement

Viaggiatori. Circolazioni, scambi ed esilio (secoli xii-xx)

7 (Special Issue/September 2020)

Presentation

The idea for the present issue comes from the collaboration between Fabio D’Angelo (Scientific Director of Viaggiatori) and Silvana Di Paolo (CNR). It aims to inquire travels (may they be physical, aesthetical, highly imaginative, and metaphorical) across the Mediterranean Basin, full of archeological remains, which are proof of the uninterrupted presence of mankind since prehistoric ages. However, the Mediterranean Basin has an inestimable natural heritage, too. Its nature biodiversity has affected travels through sensory experiences with specific places and monuments, as well as through the suggestions both before and after the travels themselves – seeing and being in contact with the ruins, aromas and sounds of autochthonous tree species and natural elements such as water. The reports’ contents are various for the personal background, the type of the individual and cultural experience of the traveler, and his/her expectations before the travel affect them.

Process and timeline of submission of proposals

Authors should send original proposals, which will be evaluated through double-blind review according to the forms of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The proposals can be in Italian, French, and English, and should exceed 1000 characters; they could be sent to direzione@viaggiatorijournal.com and silvana.dipaolo@cnr.it, and should include a short bio of the author. The documents should be sent exclusively in PDF.

The deadline is December 19, 2019.

Places

  • Naples, Italian Republic (80143)

Date(s)

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019

Keywords

  • voyage

Contact(s)

  • Fabio D'Angelo
    courriel : fabiodangelo2003 [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Fabio D'Angelo
    courriel : fabiodangelo2003 [at] gmail [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« Perspectives on “Travel” in Ancient Mediterranean », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Monday, November 25, 2019, https://calenda.org/707147

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