Underwater and Coastal Cultural Heritage

The session aims to deepen the archaeological, historical-geographical, geomorphological, and landscape aspects of the coastal areas and of the seabeds. Therefore the coastal and underwater cultural heritage will be investigated in an interdisciplinary and diachronic perspective; in particular, emphasis will be placed on issues relating to the populating, to the settlement modalities, to the history of navigation, to the transmission of cultures and ideas, with particular attention to the landscape context and its evolutionary dynamics.

Keywords: Coastal and underwater Cultural Heritage. Coastal and underwater Archeology. History of coastal areas. Museum heritage of coastal areas. Enhancement and safeguard of the museum heritage in the coastal areas.