06th - 11th October 2016

Venice and the ghost ship

Thursday 12th October 2006 from 16h00 to 18h00
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Maurice Ribière, Marco Visalberghi
Written by
Lauren Drewery, Maurice Ribière, Marco Visalberghi
Produced by
Compagnie des taxi-brousse

Documentary, France, 2006, 52 min

The archaeologist Marco d'Agostino monitors the Venice lagoon. It identifies eight meters deep wreck could be a galea, the iconic vessel of the Republic of Venice in the days when it controlled the trade in luxury goods from China to London. The history of this unique search for which any one area of the lagoon will be drained, we can relive the three golden ages of the Serenissima.


Debate with :

  • Mathieu Arnoux, professor of economic history at Paris VII
  • Mauro Bondioli, historian and lecturer in Venice
  • Robert Davis, professor of Italian history at Ohio University
  • Marco D'Agostino, archaeologist of the city of Venice
  • Luca Molà, lecturer at Warwick
  • Camillo Tonini, director of archives and historical map of Museo Correr