On the occasion of 2400 years of the foundation of Pharos, today’s Stari Grad, Stari Grad Museum, together with the Stari Grad Municipality and in cooperation with the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts is organising a scientific conference Pharos and Stari Grad Plain.
The conference is organised as part of the great celebration of the 24 centuries from the known date of the foundation of Stari Grad, founded at the bottom of the deep bay and near the fertile Stari Grad Plain.
The main theme of the conference is the ancient city of Pharos and its territory, the Stari Grad Plain. Points of interest within the main topic are: the foundation of the city of Pharos, the continuity of life in the city, its territory – Stari Grad Plain, and its use through time and consequent changes; connections, commerce, shipping, naval battles and the history of research and change in the perception of the city.
The conference will be held September 7 – 9, at the Town Library and Reading Room.