Author Archives: Marie Cornu

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About Marie Cornu

Marie Cornu is Director of Research at CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique), part of the Institut des Sciences sociales du politique, Joint Research Unit 7220, ENS Paris Saclay, University of Paris Nanterre. Her research centres on the law relating to culture and heritage, as well as the relationship between language and law.

Tensions Between Economic Development, Planning Controls and Protection of Archaeological Heritage: Destruction of the Megaliths at Carnac

Posted on: August 3, 2023 by Marie Cornu

Carnac is one of the most important sites for megalithic architecture, protected in large part from the end of the nineteenth century as a historic monument under the Law of 30 March 1887, the first ever legislative text to introduce a binding legal regime in the area of heritage protection. Carnac appeared on the list […]