The city of Tours, partner of the symposium “Gardens and Vegetal : Heritages of Val de Loire”


In the context of the cultural season about “Gardens in Val de Loire 2017”, the Mission Val de Loire et the Ambition Recherche Développement, Intelligence des Patrimoines program, co-organize, in partnership with the city of @Tours and the royal Abbey of Fontevraud, a symposium entitled “Gardens and Vegetal : Heritages of Val de Loire” which will take place on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of November 2017.

This event will gather scientific actors from various disciplines and socio-economic actors of the regions of Centre-Val de Loire and Pays de la Loire to realize a state of play of the research and professional experiences about the following topics :

  • Session 1 ‐ The gardens in Val de Loire : heritage objects and objects of study
  • Session 2 ‐ Creation, re-creation, restitution
  • Session 3 ‐ Gardens and biodiversity
  • Session 4 ‐ Gardens ans socio‐economic development (Vegetal sector and tourism sector)
  • Round Table ‐ Gardens of tomorrow : issues and risks

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