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A hotel in centre of town has been organised with a special rate for bed and breakfast of 60 euro for a single room and 90 euro for a double or twin room.

The other option is for a student room on campus (cost not yet finalised).

Dates: 27 October – 1 November 2005
Draft Programme:
Wed 26th  arrive

Thus 27th GEOMAGNETISM – talks and discussions
                 Andy JACKSON (School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University) : Geomagnetic field models
                 Gauthier HULOT (IPGP Paris): Magnetic models based on archaeomagnetic data.
                 Young researchers presentations
                 Dinner in a gastronomic restaurant

Fri 28th     BUILDING THE CURVES – talks and discussions
                 Fanette LAUBENHEIMER (Research Director at the CNRS, Nanterre, Paris X University) : On
                 chrono-archaeological arguments
                 Agnès GENEVEY (C2RMF, Louvre Museum, Paris) : The magnetic database MAGIC
                 Young researchers presentations
                 Dinner in a creperie

Sat 29th    BUILDING THE CURVES – talks and discussions
                 Caitlin BUCK, (Sheffield University, Department of Probability and Statistics): On Bayesian tools applied to
                 chronological modelling in C14 and dendrochronology
                 Philippe LANOS: On Bayesian modelling applied to chronology and curve building
                 Business Meeting
                 Free evening

Sun 30th   EXCURSION to South Brittany (1:30 hrs from Rennes by bus): Visit the megalithic sites in the Gulf of
                 Morbihan, boat trip round the Gulf, visit to the medieval city of Vannes and conference dinner on the Gulf.  

                Maxime LE GOFF or Yves GALLET (IPGP Paris and Lab. Géomagnétisme de Saint-Maur) : On the dating
                software developed in IPGP Paris-Saint-Maur
                Philippe LANOS: Dating software developed in Rennes
                Please bring examples of data that can be dated!
                From mid afternoon visit to Mont Saint Michel (archaeomagnetic sampling and results obtained for
                the old medieval church beneath the Romanesque church). Dinner before heading back to Rennes

Tues 1st   Departures
Download: Download the workshop programme as pdf-file (draft).
E-mail:  or
Facsimile: 0030 2 23 23 6090
Important: Please let Mimi and Philippe know as soon as possible whether you will attend and whether you would prefer hotel or student accommodation.
Location: Rennes, France
Rennes city website:
To get from the airport to the town centre it is easiest to take a taxi. There is also a bus (No 57) that goes from stop ‘Pommerais’ a short walk from the airport.
Station: Take the metro to Republique
Bus and metro information:
The workshop will be held at the scientific campus of Beaulieu, University of Rennes 1 in the CAREN building (attached to the geoscience building 15 where the archaeomagnetic laboratory is)
Campus map:
There is a frequent bus service (No 16) that goes between centre of town (stop ‘Republique’) and campus (stop ‘Ecole de Chimie’ or ‘INSA/ Bibliotheque’)
You will be provided with a book of 10 tickets for the bus and metro.
Organiser: Mimi Hill, Philippe Lanos
Registration: Registration costs are expected to be around 300 euros, which includes all meals (except Saturday evening) and excursion all day Sunday and half day on Monday.
Requirements: Young researchers please send Mimi and Philippe talk titles and a brief abstract for your presentation.
AARCH Young Researchers expected to do presentations:

Andrzej Rakowsky, Madrid
Assunta Trapanese, Bradford
Calin Suteu, Bradford
Emanuela De Marco, Thessaloniki
Evdokia Tema, Torino
Gianluca Catanzariti, Madrid 
Irene Zananiri, Bradford
Lluís Casas, Napoli
Mimi Hill, Rennes
Miriam Gomez, Rennes
Simo Spassov, Belgium
Ulf Winkler, Portsmouth
Other Expected / Invited Participants:
Agnès Genevey 
Alberto Incoronato
Andy Jackson
Annick Chauvin
Caitlin Buck
Cathy Batt
Despina Kondopoulou
Dominique Marguerie
Don Tarling
Elisabeth Schnepp
Fanette Laubenheimer 
Gauthier Hulot
Gregg McIntosh
Ian Hedley
John Share
Jozef Hus
Maria Kostadinova
Marisa Osete
Martin Gratton
Mary Kovacheva
Maxime LeGoff
Niels Abrahamsen
Philippe Dufresne
Philippe Lanos
Pierrick Roperch
Robert Scholger
Roberto Lanza
Vincent Bernard
Pictures: here is a link to some pictures taken by Martin Gratton
 0033 2 23 23 6759 or 0033 2 23 23 5639