Current projects

In 2017, there are 11 collaborative research projects supported by LabexMed: 2 Programmed Interdisciplinary Research Actions in the Mediterranean (APRIMED) projects, 6 Pilot projects, 2 PACA Region Platform project and 2 PACA General Research (APOG) projects.


Programmed Interdisciplinary Research Actions in the Mediterranean

There are two APRIMEDs in progress, selected for the 2017 call for projects:

  • CAMU – Circulation and adaptation of urban planning models in the western Mediterranean, 20th and 21st centuries
  • CHROMED – Chronology and Dynamics of Mediterranean and Atlantic Prehistoric Settlements in Morocco.


Pilot Projects from the Themed Workshops for Interdisciplinary Research

Three projects were selected for the fifth wave of pilot projects (2017-2018):

  • CONPOSEE – Political Conflicts and Structure of Economic Elites. Are we seeing a reorganization of the business community in the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath?
  • EXPLOCROIRE – Exploring Subjectivation in Faith. Survey around the Ontological Matrixes of Religious Conversion.
  • STORMER – Traditional Rainwater Harvesting Systems: a Sustainable Solution for Non-Urban Mediterranean Populations.


Three other projects have been selected starting in January 2018 and ending in June 2019:

  • OTTOMED – Ottoman Remnants in the Mediterranean: a Disputed Heritage.
  • Pix Illyrica – The Bitumen of the Nymphaion of Selenice: an Interdisciplinary Exploration in Albania.
  • TRANSRELEX – Spiritual Transmission and Manufacture of Religious Heritage in the Mediterranean. Individual Experiences.

PACA Region Platform project

Two PACA Region Platform project is supported by LabexMed in 2017-2018:

  • MIRCAP – Pre-Islamic Arabian Peninsula Research Management: from the Field to a Collaborative Platform
  • ARCADIIS – ARChAeological Data InfrAstructure for Interoperability and Sharing


PACA Region Research project (general component)

An APOG-PACA project is supported by LabexMed for 2017-2018:

  • TEPRENCA – Territories of non-carbon Energy Production in the Mediterranean. Local Socio-history of Nuclear Energy and Renewable Energies (solar and wind) in France and Italy.


A second APOG-PACA project is supported by LabexMed, for 2018-2019:

PICTURE I.T. – Socio-historical Analysis of the industrial-port Territory of Fos. Perspectives on the Photographic Work of Jacques Windenberger.