Architectural exhibition about identity and culture
On the the 30th of November (Friday) from 18.30 will take place the exhibition opening intituled Five years of IDENTITY AND CULTURE in the building of the Historical and Archaeological Museum located in the medieval fortress of Târgu-Mureș.
The exhibited objects are results of the collaboration between students and professors of the Department of Industrial and Agricultural Building Design of the University of Technology and Economics in Budapest, works created during the summer-schools organized at Călugăreni. These were attained within an international, multianual research project (THE ROMAN LIMES AS EUROPEAN CULTURAL LANDSCAPE). The students had the opportunity to develop the results of their research in Transylvania, at the Students Conferene organized in the past five years. Within these, the students could analyze the possibilities of turistical potential of the Roman sites and the challenges related to the protection of these extremely valuable heritage.
12th Transylvanian Archaeological Conference
Between the 30th of November and the 2nd of December will take place the 12th Transylvanian Archaeological Conference organized by the Mureș County Museum and the Pósta Béla Association. The event will be held in the building of the Historical and Archaeological Museum located in the Medieval fortress of Târgu-Mureș. The interested ones can participate at lectures presented by specialists in the different fields of historical periods, like prehistory, Ancient history, Migration period and Medieval period. Another interesting group of presentations will be related to research history, presenting the activity of pioneers of archaeology and history from former centuries.
The 9th edition of the Conference for Young Researchers of the Roman Age (FIROKONF IX) was held between the 8th and the 10th of May 2015 in Târgu Mureș. With a total number of 74 attending participants, among which more than 50 speakers, this year’s edition provided an international forum for scholarly debate among young researches in the field of Roman archaeology and history. The conference was organised by the ROMAN LIMES RESEARCH CENTRE based at the Mureș County Museum in Târgu Mureș, with the support of the Mureș County Council and UEFISCDI. The venue of the event was the Small Hall of the Cultural Palace.
The participants from various Hungarian and Romanian research-centres proceeded in presenting the results of their research from a wide range of domains related to the study of the Roman period. The respective domains included the latest archaeological field investigations, Roman religious life, anthropology, architecture, material culture, the Roman cult of the dead, pottery production, numismatics and epigraphy.
Limes Forum III
The conference “Frontierele Imperiului Roman: Dacia. Limes Forum III” (The Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Dacia. Limes Forum III) will take place in Bistrița between the 11th and the 12th of December 2014. The conference will be organized by the Bistrița-Năsăud Museum Complex (Complexul Muzeal Bistrița-Năsăud) in joint with the Ministry of Culture, National History Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, and the Bistrița-Năsăud County Council. Three researchers of our team team will hold presentations about the archaeological research and architectural plans concerning the site of Călugăreni and the pottery workshop from Brâncoveneşti.