Editor: Carol R. Hershenson

Assistant Editors: Anna Belza

Future Lectures and Conferences
Monday, 10 April 2017 12:41


On 20-22 April 2017 the Tenth Experimental Archaeology Conference (EAC10) will be held in Leiden. Further information is available at http://exarc.net/meetings/eac10. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:

M. R. Pitone, "Experimental Archaeometallurgy of Early-Middle Bronze Age Cyprus: pilot experiments of copper smelting at Pyrgos-Mavroraki"


On 21 April 2017 a conference entitled Thalassotopies : La mer vue de la terre, la terre vue de la mer dans l’Antiquité will be held in Paris. Further information is available at http://www.paris-iea.fr/fr/evenements/thalassotopies-la-mer-vue-de-la-terre-la-terre-vue-de-la-mer-dans-l-antiquite. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

G. Vavouranakis, "The sea inside: Past research retentions and future conceptual protentions in the study of the Prehistoric Aegean seascapes"

M. Pomadère, "Vivre, travailler et mourir près de l'eau : usages et fonctions multiples du territoire côtier du site minoen de Malia"

R. Brugge, "The physical and cultural maritime landscape: the case of southern Euboia"

D. Catapoti, "To reach a port we must set sail: Boats and way finding in Prehistoric Aegean"

S. Verdan, "Autour de Glaukos : aspects sensoriels et culturels de la plongée en Grèce ancienne"

A. Pinto, " Le triton : un son venu de la mer"

Making Cities

On 18-19 May 2017 an international symposium entitled Making Cities: Economies of production and urbanisation in Mediterranean Europe 1000-500 BCE will be held at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. Further information is available at http://www.mcdonald.cam.ac.uk/events/procon. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

J. Cutler, "Production and consumption of textiles in Greece"

A. Mazarakis Ainian, "Production activities in the South Euboean Gulf during the Early Iron Age"

K. Reber, "Production activities and economy in Early Iron Age Eretria"

A. Kotsonas, "Making Cretan Cities: Urbanisation, Demography and Economic Specialisation from the Early Iron Age to the Archaic period"