ArkeoTopia missions and activities

ArkeoTopia is for everyone, not only for archaeology and heritage professionals. To know more about our activities and even meet us to discuss them, please discover our different actions and join us on occasion. The activities of ArkeoTopia are divided into 5 main themes:

Scientific Popularization

  • Arkaeo Secrets and ArkaeoKids for our pedagogy branch, science and cultural workshops for children and teenagers
  • Edutainment resources with the collection of The World of Augustin like My Archaeology Book, the archaeological adventures of Augustin books and free resources associated to this universe
  • ArkaeOdysseys, discovery tours of museums, heritage places and other surprises in Paris and elsewhere
  • conferences which will make you discover the Human History through its artistic productions, but also its technical productions
  • Scientific and cultural events participation in local (Summer of Solidarity in the 7th arrondissement), national (Fête de la Science), European (European Heritage Days, European Researchers’ Night) or international (National Archaeology Day)

General Education and Vocational Training

Scientific Research

  • ArkéoTopia’s members and the organization carry out research activities from the participation in colloquiums to the follow-up of programmed excavations through the Meetings around European Archaeology (MEA).

Defense of the Interests of Archaeological Research

  • Championing the scientific research in archaeology through its own projects like Arkethics or in association with public and private existing organizations like Afnor expertise, ArkeoTopia helps to defend the interests of archaeological research in France and around the world.

Participation in Research Effort


If you can't see the videos, follow the links for the capsule History, a challenge for the future (English subtitling)
and the capsule The 5 pillars of ArkeoTopia (English subtitling)

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Supporting archaeological research

As any other scientific discipline, archaeology requires a financial and human investment which often exceeds the means at its disposal. To the extent of its capabilities, ArkéoTopia, another way for archaeology, is participating in the research effort with the belief that it is the small streams that make the big rivers.

Small streams make big rivers
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Daily life and Archaeology, which applications?

For the 2nd National Archaeology Day, ArkéoTopia® and the Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology are pleased to invite to take part in :

Archeological research in our daily life in the 21st century
Practical Applications and Challenges

Saturday, 20 October 2012
From 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in U.S.
From 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm in France
Free Admission

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From Professional to Amateur: links to rebuild

At the 16th annual meeting of the European Association of Archeologists (EAA), ArkéoTopia realised that, throughout the world, the professionalisation of archeology has led to a split between amateur archeologists, be they erudite locals, members of associations, or from learned societies, and professional archeologists.

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Bridging the gap between the scientific community and society

Science and technology are today clearly part of our everyday lives. That is why during the last forty years we have seen the development of the practice of transferring scientific culture from those who produce it, researchers, to those who benefit from it, the general public. So, a new actor appeared who J.-O. Gransard-Desmond present from a new angle with "Bridging the gap between the scientific community and society".

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Contact us

Email logo  contact@arkeotopia.org

Call logo  +33 6 22 03 32 33

Postal Address logo  ArkeoTopia, 36 Reculet 78730 Longvilliers (France)

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