Author: Alan R.T. Spencer

Photographs from the field trip

On the 6th July 2018 a field trip visit to various historic mine sites with Fabrice Redois (University of Angers) and Céline Ducassou (University of Rennes) and Philippe Cayla (Université d’Angers) took place. (Click on the thumbnail pictures below to view higher resolution images)

School Outreach Day Photos

These artworks where produced by local schools and exhibited on 7th June 2018. During the day ~300 CE1, CE2, CM1, and CM2 aged school children and their teachers presented picture, painting, and models on the theme of Carboniferous Forests. (Click on the thumbnail pictures below to view higher resolution images)

Local artists are participating at the meeting

1st to 7th June – Chalonnes sur Loire – Tourist Office Exhibition 80 x 120 cm – CHARCOAL Collective exhibition around the mining heritage of the Angevin corniche When art joins science: What does the Angevin Corniche and its mining patrimony, on which scientists lean, inspire artists? How would they like to invest these places […]

Speakers

**The talks will be in French (or translated in French)** Chris Cleal (Museum Cardiff, UK) : Developing a Coal field for the Future José Bienvenido Diez-Ferrez (University of Vigo, Spain) : Intérêt scientifique et socio-didactique du patrimoine paléobotanique carbonifère de la Montagne Palentine (nord de l’Espagne). Alan Spencer (Imperial College, London) : Digital palaeontology – preserving important geoheritage […]

Call for fossils

Do you have any fossil at home and do you want to know more about them? If so, come and show them to one of our experts at the: “Des journées de rencontre autour du patrimoine minier de la Corniche angevine” 3rd–7th June 2018. This meeting is presented by Christine Strullu-Derrien (Researcher in Palaeobotany) and […]

First Circular

Organised by: Christine Strullu-Derrien (Researcher in Palaeobotany) and Sylvain Marçais (President of the “Association Ste Barbe des Mines”) In collaboration with: Christopher Cleal (Natural History Museum, Cardiff, UK) José Bienvenido Diez Ferrer (University of Vigo, Spain) Alan Spencer (Imperial College London; Natural History Museum London) Fabrice Redois (University of Angers) Céline Ducassou (University of Rennes) […]

Welcome

  Welcome to the JRPM 2018 website! On this site you will find information on the “Meeting days around the mining heritage of La Corniche Angevine (Maine et Loire, France)” organised by Christine Strullu-Derrien (Researcher in Palaeobotany) and Sylvain Marcais (President of the l’Association Sté Barbe des Mines). In collaboration with: Christopher Cleal (Museum of […]