A study day at the Belesta Castle Museum
Une vue de la terrasse du musée

A study day at the Belesta Castle Museum

Don’t forget that the exhibition “Mégalithes d’ici, mégalithes d’ailleurs” is still on display and awaits your visit if you haven’t already been.

As well as the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Centre,

to read the article click on the link below

http://www.crmackintoshroussillon.com/2022/05/24/exposition-belesta-2022-megalithes/?lang=en

 

The Société Agricole Scientifique et Littéraire des Pyrénées Orientale has launched three study days on the themes dear to the heart of historian Anny de Pous. See poster.

One of these study days will take place at the Bélesta Castle Museum on 5 November 2022.

Here is the programme communicated by the museum team

SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER IN BELESTA

EXCURSION

9am-12pm – Excursion: Bélesta Mill and the border markers.

Jean-Pierre Comps, archaeologist

Margault Coste, doctoral student in medieval history, UPVD, FRAMESPA, CNRS

Valérie Porra-Kuteni, archaeologist at the P.O. departmental service, CRESEM-UPVD.

Carpooling from the square in Bélesta. Bring walking shoes and clothes suitable for the November weather.

CONFERENCES

1pm – Huts and dry-stone constructions in Bélesta, on the borders of Roussillon, Conflent and Fenouillèdes.

Tarek Kuteni, historian, director of the Bélesta Castle Museum

13:35 – Bélesta: a territory marked by the border.

Valérie Porra-Kuteni, archaeologist at the P.O. departmental service, CRE-SEM-UPVD

14h05 – The Franco-Spanish conflict of 1503 and its consequences on the border territories of Roussillon.

Rodrigue Tréton, doctor in history

14h40 – Living on the 1258 border between Roussillon-Conflent and Fenouillèdes from the 13th to the 15th century.

Margault Coste, doctoral student in medieval history, UPVD, FRAMESPA, CNRS

15h15 – The village and the church of Saint-Etienne de Casas in Fenouillèdes: a hypothesis for the identification of the medieval site of Horto in Caramany.

Renaud Labadie-Savy, Master’s graduate, historian

3.50 pm – Afternoon discussion

 Information at the museum: 04 68 84 55 55. Free admission. Lunch on reservation.

 

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