European Heritage Days 2014

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days 2014, the Pasts in the Present cluster of excellence proposed 3 urban circuits. They are organized in partnershop with the Société d’Histoire de Nanterre, the students of the Master's Degree "Aménagement et urbanisme" of the Université Paris Nanterre and the laboratory Mosaïques (UMR Lavue). 

Circuit 1 : A campus next to slums: birth of a university on the fringe of the blue-collar city (1964-2014)

Circuit guided by Victor Collet, researcher, Université Paris Nanterre

Circuit 2 : From the former city center to the university : industrial and military history (1914-2014)

Circuit guided by Robert Cornaille, President of the Société d'Histoire de Nanterre and Alain Bocquet

Circuit 3 : From the revolutionary university to the towers of La Défense : walking throught the urban upheavals (1964-2014)

Circuit guided by Victor Collet, researcher, and Frédéric Dufaux, Senior lecturer, université Paris Nanterre


This circuits are conceived in the framework of the project "Making and walking the history of Nanterre's university".