On September 23rd 2014 at 5.30 p.m. at the council room of the Town Hall of Ruvo, there will be the presentation to the citizens of the project “Rubi Antiqua: a new glimpse on archaeology and collection in the XIX century between Southern Italy and France”.
“Rubi Antiqua” is a French-Italian research project, funded by the Conseil Scientifique della Mairie de Paris and by Region Apulia, coordinated by the Barese archaeologist Daniela Ventrelli, researcher at the Parisian department ANHIMA UMR 8210 (Anthropologie et Histoire des Mondes Antiques), “unité mixte de recherche”, formed by members of the CNRS (National Centre of Scientific Research), École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Université Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne and Université Paris 7 Diderot.
“Rubi Antiqua” wishes to renew the interest over archaeology and collecting of the Nineteenth century between Italy and France, through the privileged observatory of the site of Ruvo di Puglia through a series of activities of research and diffusion in the Italian and French territory, that will be illustrated during the presentation.
The meeting will be introduced by the mayor Vito Nicola Ottombrini and by the councillor to cultural policies Pasquale Depalo. Together with the Municipality of Ruvo di Puglia and the heirs of the Jatta family living in the Palace, there will be the participation of the director of the cultural activities and audio visuals department of Region Apulia (Councillorship to Mediterranean, Culture and Tourism) Dr Anna Vita Perrone.
On behalf of the French delegation there will be the speeches of François de Polignac (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes), Martine Denoyelle (Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art), Paulette Le Pelletier Hornby (Petit Palais Museum of Paris) and François Lissarrague (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales).