Editor: Carol R. Hershenson

Assistant Editors: Anna Belza


Monday, 08 May 2017 10:03

Dynamics and Organisation of Textile Production

On 21-22 June 2017 an international conference entitled Dynamics and Organisation of Textile Production in Past Societies in Europe and the Mediterranean will be held by the Polish Academy of Sciences in Łódź, Poland. Further information is available at http://www.archeo.uw.edu.pl/zalaczniki/upload1904.pdf. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

M. Siennicka, "'Greek Textile Tools'. Continuity and changes in textile production in Early Bronze Age Greece"

M. Vetters, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it? An endeavour in defining contexts of textile production on the Middle Helladic Greek mainland and in comparing textile technology/ies"

A. Ulanowska, "But how were they made? More about patterned textiles in the Aegean Bronze Age"

L. Bombardieri and G. Muti, "Erimi Laonin tou Porakou. A textile community of practice in Middle Bronze Age Cyprus"

D. Cassuto, "Domestic and non-domestic modes of textile production at Iron Age Tell eș-Șâfī/Gath"

Ground Stone Artifacts and Society

On 12-15 September 2017 an international conference entitled Ground Stone Artifacts and Society will be held by the Association for Ground Stone Tools Research in Mainz, Germany on the quarrying, production, function and exchange of ground stone artifacts. Further information is available at https://converia.uni-mainz.de/frontend/index.php?folder_id=254. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

C. Schwall, M. Brandl, D. Wolf, L. Sørensen, B. Horejs, and T. Gluhak, "From near and far: Stone procurement and exchange at Çukuriçi Höyük in Western Anatolia"

A. Stroulia, "Biographical Highlights for the Celts of Varemeni-Goulon, Northern Greece"

T. Bekiaris, "Ground stone technology in context: consumption of grinding tools and social practice at Neolithic Avgi, NW Greece"