Magali Watteaux

Magali Watteaux is maître de conferences in medieval History and Archaeology at the University of Rennes 2 and member of the CERHIO (Center of Historical Research on Western France). Her work focuses on historical landscapes and agrarian forms, especially during the medieval period. After her PhD in archeogeography, defended in 2009 at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, she conducted several archaeogeographical researches in France and Portugal. Her research interests are at the intersection of Geography, History, Archaeology and Paleoenvironmental sciences.

La terre en héritage.

L’archéogéographie, une nouvelle discipline au carrefour des spatiotemporalités.

Magali Watteaux | 27.08.2014

Based on her own research and on that of her colleagues, equally archaeogeographers, the author wishes to outline the position and ideas of a new discipline, Archaeogeography, by showing its originality in relation to agrarian and rural Geography and historical Geography. This paper therefore starts by pointing the differences and commonalities between Archeogeography and ancient and modern Geography. In a second step, it discusses the specificities of Archeogeography in relation to other geohistorical disciplines or approaches. Finally, the author [...]