The Rector of the University of Murcia, José Orihuela, inaugurated on Friday the fifth edition of Phicaria (International Meeting of the Mediterranean), focused this time on the archeology of the great Mediterranean capitals.
The inauguration was also attended by the Director General of Cultural Assets of the Autonomous Community, Maria Comas, as well as the Mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jimenez.
The ground floor of the Old People's University hosts a cultural days in which a dozen speakers involved and for which 150 people have registered.
In the table presentations, Sebastian Ramallo, a member of the scientific committee and co-director of the course and José María López, director of the People's University, an entity that, together with the City of Mazarrón and the University of Murcia organized an activity that is framed within the program of the International University of the sea.
Saturday, Jose Maria Luzon, member of the Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando and former director of the Prado Museum, is in his paper "Universal places of archeology in modern Athens".
Followed by Maria Margarita Segarra, of the UniversitÃ degli Studi Roma Tre intervenes with a conference entitled "Roma, archeology and contemporary city".
In the afternoon, Miguel Angel Miller of the University of La Laguna and Alessandra Ricci from KoÃ§ University in Istanbul will provide the most recent archaeological studies focusing on the historical capital of Luxor and Byzantium.
To end the day on Saturday, Matthew Vicent of the University of San Diego (California) is the focus and application of new technologies applied to the study and knowledge in the service of the ancient capitals of the Mediterranean.
On Sunday, the third and final day of meetings, presentations begin the shift teachers from the Universities of Alicante and Seville, Lorenzo Abad and Ramón Corzo, with a conference entitled "Cádiz, many new outstanding global performance."
Xavier continues Aquilué the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia with a paper that is called "Emporion / Emporiae, a commercial port of antiquity in the western end of the Mediterranean".
Sebastian Ramallo, University of Murcia, closes the round of speeches with a conference focused on Carthago Nova.
At the end, the conference will be closed and the minutes of the previous edition of the International Meetings of the Mediterranean (Phicaria) will be presented.
On Friday, they began the conference Fernando Prados, University of Alicante and Zhulema Barahona with two lectures on Carthage and Alexandria.
Among the authorities present at the event, highlighting the presence of the councilors of Culture, Pedro Martinez, Education, Patricio Sanchez, Maria Angeles Roman, Tourism, Laura Ortiz, Social Policy, Domingo Hernandez, Services and Isabel Maria Lopez, of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón