IXth International Conference on Urban History

August 27-30, 2008

Lyon France
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Guided tours of  Lyon

6 guided tours are proposed (1h30 each) :
« Gerland » : a history of the district of Gerland
 « Lyon en stéréoscopie » : a discovery of the city's monuments
« Le bacille, la puce et la pièce : en route pour la santé ! »: from the middle ages to the present day, a history of medicine in Lyon
« Vieux-Lyon » : the Renaissance quartier of Lyon  
« Les pentes de la Croix-Rousse » : the Croix-Rousse hill

Excursion to Cluny and the Maconnais on Sunday, August 31

Departure from Lyon in the direction of Mâcon, and arrival at Cluny. In the morning, tour of the Abbey of Cluny.
Lunch at the « Auberge du cheval Blanc » at Cluny.
In the afternoon, visit of the Monks' Chapel in Berzé-la-Ville, famous for its paintings.
On the way back, stopover at a cellar for a Maconnais wine tasting.
Arrival at Lyon in the evening.


Baraques : le bidonville de Gerland dans les années 1930 (The shanty town of Gerland in the 1930s)

Exhibition realized by Vincent Lemire et Stéphanie Samson



documentary Film, 86 minutes, Gerland between October, 1998 and January, 2000. Realization: François Ralle-Andreoli, Eli Commins, Joseph Confavreux, Vincent Lemire, Stéphanie Samson.

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