La période contemporaine s’étend du début du XIXe siècle jusqu’à nos jours.
Du point de vue de l’historien, on la fait souvent débuter en 1789 ou au Congrès de Vienne (1815), qui marque la fin de la période napoléonienne.
En Europe, ces deux siècles se caractérisent par des phénomènes et des événements d’une ampleur inédite : croissance démographique, industrialisation et productivisme, révolutions politiques, mondialisation des crises, extensions et replis colonialistes, nationalismes, guerres… mais encore, extension de la démocratie, épisodes totalitaires, éducation de masse, déclin du christianisme, de l’agriculture, progrès de la médecine… 

Films d'exposition

In an original narrative mode, illustrated with numerous archive images, Christian Rist and Jean-Paul Fargier tell us the history of archeology,...

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Colloques

An international symposium organised by the National Institute of Preventive Archaeological Research and the Louvre-Lens Museum.

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Les découvertes

The discovery of an surprising concentration of graffiti and inscriptions made by soldiers during the First World War reoriented the investigation...

Les découvertes

An Inrap team has recently excavated a German military cemetery from the First World War. This research was conducted in advance of the...

Événements

From 1914 to 1918, 10 million soldiers died on the battleground.

Les découvertes

The film “Joyeux Noël” by Christian Carion recounted the truces between soldiers during the First World War, episodes of “fraternization”...

Revues

Honoured, mythified, but also hunted, eaten and exploited, has the horse really benefited from a privileged status among domestic animals? What...

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence
by Xavier Dectot, Director of the Louvre-Lens Museum, and Dominique...

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Jean Guilaine, member of Institute

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence  
by Jacques Sémelin, CERI-Sciences Po, (CNRS)

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Christopher Browning, university North Carolina

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Gabriel Moshenska, university College of London.

Les découvertes

A team of Inrap archaeologists is currently excavating artefacts from the First World War near Reims. Covering 4.5 hectares, this Inrap...

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Douglas D. Scott, University of Nebraska

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Michel Signoli, ADES AMU-EFS-CNRS, Marseille

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 

Chair : David El Kenz, university of...

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The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Elodie Cabot, Inrap

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