FISH&CHIPS, public call to participate to workshop on the extraction of Tyrian purple and marine byssus in Taranto

Puglia Region, Department of Tourism, Economy of Culture and Valorization of Territory, the University of Foggia and the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTA) are organizing the workshopSea gifts. Extraction of Tyrian purple and marine byssus in Taranto between historical roots and experimental archaeology” to learn and give value to the traditional activities of fishing and mussel farming typical of the Taranto area funded by Interreg Fish&Chips project.

Participation to the workshops is free.

Workshop for operators, citizens, freelance professionals and tourist guides:

Friday 22 November

Friday 29 November

Workshop for high-school students

Friday 6 December

Friday 13 December

The registration for the workshop is limited to no more than 50 participants, so, the same workshop will take place four times on four separate days and will have two different targets: operators, citizens, freelancers and tourist guides, on the one hand, high school students, on the other.

Registration for workshop

To register, please send an email to: providing the following information:

  • Object (please indicate the workshop you want to participate in);
  • First name, last name, business name for economic operators, job/ field of study, address/ location, day/days of participation, telephone numbers and email;
  • Authorisation declaration for processing personal data provided.

The deadline for sending the registration request is seven days before each workshop.

The workshop will take place from 3pm to 6:30pm at the Conference Room of the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MArTA) in Via Cavour n. 10.

The workshop will offer an experience aimed at exchanging knowledge about the activities related to the production of Tyrian purple, marine byssus and experimental archaeology and, at the same time, at integrating and transmitting qualified knowledge about coastal and marine resources to the communities, in particular young people.

Maximum 50 applications are accepted for each workshop, selected on the basis of the order of applications’ submission.