Symposia and Study Days


In 1993, to mark the three-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Roger de Bussy-Rabutin, the CMR 17, under the leadership of Roger Duchêne, devoted its annual conference to the subject of exile; in 2018, on the fourth-hundred anniversary of his birth, the Société des amis de Bussy-Rabutin and the Centre de recherches sur l’Europe Classique de Bordeaux (E.A. 4593 CLARE) have chosen the theme of return from exile for the study day to be held at the Palace of Versailles with the support of the (...)

Second international symposium on the theme “The medals of Louis XIV and their book” organised by the Centre de recherche du château de Versailles and the University of Le Havre, from 24 to 26 May 2018 at the Palace of Versailles. The international symposium Les médailles de Louis XIV et leur livre, organised by the University of Le Havre, the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques, and the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres on the three hundredth (...)

The Centre de recherche du château de Versailles, the Établissement public du château de Versailles and the Network of European Royal Residences organize a symposium as part of the research programme EPICO - in collaboration with the International Committee for Historic House Museums (DEMHIST). Subject The objective of this conference is to provide a fresh insight into the preventive conservation of collections exhibited in historic houses by presenting various methods to evaluate (...)

The Centre de recherche du château de Versailles has launched a research programme entitled “Foreigners at the Bourbon Court of France (1594-1789). Integration, Transfers, Suspicion” with Jean-François Dubost, Professor at the Université Paris-Est Créteil Val-de-Marne, as scientific coordinator, and organised in collaboration with the Centre’s partners. The programme aims to examine the different types of foreign presence at the French court, and in so doing, to establish a cross-disciplinary (...)

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