The program of the Aegean Lectures has been announced for autumn 2014. Unless otherwise stated, all seminars begin at 7:00 pm at the Swedish Institute, Mitseon 9, Athens. Further information is available at http://www.aegeussociety.org/en/index.php/aegean-lectures.
26 September 2014: A. Kossyva, "Από το κέντρο στην περιφέρεια: Η πρωτοελλαδική κατοίκηση στη νότια Αργολίδα"
17 October 2014, 8:00 pm: N. Momigliano, "lasos and Minoanisation"
14 November 2014: O. Philaniotou, "Θερμή Λέσβου: 1936-2014"
12 December 2014: C. Ziota, "Σωστική ανασκαφική έρευνα στον Κλείτο Κοζάνης: Η νεολιθική κοινότητα στο χώρο και στο χρόνο. Η διαχρονική χρήση της θέσης"
The program of the Cyprus Seminar has been announced for autumn 2014. The seminars begin at 7:00 pm at the Museum of Cycladic Art, 4 Neophytou Douka, Athens. Further information is available at http://www.aegeussociety.org/en/index.php/lectures/month/2014/.
6 October 2014: Γ. Παπασάββας, "Κυπριακή χαλκοτεχνία στο μεσογειακό κόσμο κατά την Υστερη Εποχή του Χαλκού"
3 November 2014: Δ. Πηλείδου, "Η κεντρική Κύπρος στην Ύστερη Εποχή του Χαλκού: οι νέες ανασκαφές στον Άγιο Σωζόμενο"
The University of London School of Advanced Study, Institute of Classical Studies has announced the following schedule of Mycenaean Seminars for 2014-2015, to take place in the Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House South Block Ground Floor G22 / 26, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Unless otherwise stated, Mycenaean Seminars begin at 3:30 pm. Further information is available at http://icls.sas.ac.uk/institute/meetingslist/index.html or from Dr. Olga Krzyszkowska at
; telephone: 020-7862-8700.
15 October 2014: L. Bushnell, "The sweet smell of success: Cypriot and Mycenaean speciality oils and mid-second millennium trading enterprises in the eastern Mediterranean"
29 October 2014, 5:00 pm: O. Vikatou, "Recent excavations in the western Peloponnese: new insights into the settlements and cemeteries of Mycenaean Elis" (Autumn Lecture with the British School at Athens)
12 November 2014: A. Livarda, "Foodscapes, plants and ecofacts in Bronze Age Greece"
3 December 2014: P. Steele, "Aegean and Cypriot script reforms: ruptures and continuities"
14 January 2015: C. von Rüden, "Tracing diversities in Eastern Mediterranean fresco painting"
11 February 2015: S. Voutsaki, "Social change in the Middle Helladic period"
11 March 2015: F. Blakolmer, "Interacting Minoan arts: seal images and mural iconography in Minoan Crete"
20 May 2015, 5:00 pm: G. Rethemiotakis, "Galatas" (Michael Ventris Memorial Lecture)
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
The New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium has announced the following lectures, to take place at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts, One East 78th Street, NY, New York at 6:30 pm. Interested guests are always welcome; please R.S.V.P. 212-992-5803 or
17 October 2014: L. Manioudakis-Papazoglou, "Life and Death in Mycenaean Achaea: a new settlement and a tholos tomb on Mygdalia Hill, near Patras"
14 November 2014: K. Chalikias, "a new settlement and a tholos tomb on Mygdalia Hill, near Patras"
12 December 2014: T. Carter, "All that glisters is not gold: EB II Mochlos in its Eastern Mediterranean Context"
The program of the Cycladic Seminar has been announced for autumn 2014. The seminars begin at 7:00 pm at the Archaeological Society, 22 Panepistimiou, Athens. Further information is available at http://www.aegeussociety.org/images/uploads/lectures/2014/Cycladic-Seminar-2014.pdf.
4 November 2014: Κ. Ζάχος and A. Ντούζουγλη, "Τα δεδομένα της φάσης Καστριού στο Σπήλαιο του Ζα στη Νάξο"
9 December 2014: R. L. N. Barber, "Pottery classes from Phylakopi: recent work on the collections of the National Archaeological Museum"
5th International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology
On 13-15 October 2014 the 5th International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology: The Age of Sensing will take place at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Further information is available at http://space2place.classicalstudies.duke.edu/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
M. Forte, N. Lercari, E. Shiferaw, and R. Kopper, "Reshaping Remote Sensing and Virtual Reality at Çatalhöyük"
N. Lercari, "Terrestrial Laser Scanning at Catalhöyuük: New Methodologies, Results, and Research Perspectives"
K. Fisher, "Investigating Late Bronze Age urban landscapes on Cyprus using terrestrial and aerial remote sensing"
Too cold for this p(a)lace?
On 27-28 October 2014 a workshop entitled Too cold for this p(a)lace? Climate and environment in the late 2nd millennium B.C. Mediterranean will take place at the Salle du Sénat Académique, Université catholique de Louvain. Further information, including the registration form, is available at http://sites.uclouvain.be/arc-crisis/?p=7423. The program will be:
J. Driessen, "Introduction sur le Projet ARC. Introduction on the ARC project"
S. Jusseret, "Climate and environment in the late 2nd millennium B.C. Mediterranean: introduction to the workshop"
B. Drake, "Magnitude and impact: how much climate change was too much for Late Bronze Age Mediterranean societies?"