Burning Islanders and Monuments of Easter Island, Duchy of Vancy, 1785 © Musée national de la Marine
Laperouse and French explorers of the Pacific, discoveries and scientific knowledge spaces
As part of the exhibition The Lapérouse Mystery, the National Marine Museum, organized the 17 and 18 October 2008, an international symposium dedicated to major French expeditions of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, from Bougainville to Dumont d'Urville, in The pacific.
The scientific, political and commercial objectives of these circumnavigations campaigns have been studied in the light of the stakes
Strategic and International time. Researchers and experts from various backgrounds have prepared the statement of scientific research.
Travel Bougainville and La Perouse, Comparison Test
Against Admiral François Bellec
Of the good use of the inheritance of Charles Quint.
Disagreements cordial relations between naval officers and scientists in the French voyages of discovery of the eighteenth century.
Bougainville traveler-philosopher versatile model or single traveler? Between sincerity and artifice of the logbook to travel around the world.
Cabinet side: the desertion of Oceania in French collections.
In the shadow of the great journeys: Dealer log legitimization efforts (1790-1792).
Portraying Otherness - The Representation of Tasmania in the late eighteenth century (1791-1794).
The construction of the scientific knowledge of the Baudin expedition: the journals of scientists and officers
By Françoise Ternant-Pinguet
Confrontation of the story of Bougainville "travel around the world" and his log
The perception of the native object: a key to the discovery for the Lapérouse expedition
The two brothers Lesson, two Rochefortais, members of the personnel of Naval Health, actors and witnesses of the exploration of the Pacific
The Forgotten Legacy of Dumont d'Urville and the Explorers of the Pacific: Voyages of Gaston de Rocquemaurel, 1837-1854.
"If in enguet tan len that cambiat fusguèt in brounzo and we brounzo Tournet" The Albigensian lapérousienne versions of the Vulgate (1826 - 1941).
"We are not newcomers to these seas" Centennial Laperouse and French presence in the Pacific (1879-89).