Editor: Carol R. Hershenson

Assistant Editors: Anna Belza

Monday, 08 May 2017 10:08


On 7-9 June 2017 the XIIIth International Meeting of Archaeozoology of Southwest Asia and Adjacent Areas (ASWA2017) will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus. Further information is available at https://aswa2017.sciencesconf.org/. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include

K. Pappayiannis et al., "Mousetrack: tracking the earliest evidence for the house mouse dispersal in Cyprus and Anatolia using Geometric Morphometrics Analysis and aDNA"

J.-D. Vigne et al., "Evolution of the Cypriot vertebrate fauna during the Neolithic transition, 13th – 9th millennia BP"

S. Vitezović et al., "Exploitation of animal resources in the Early Neolithic of Thrace: preliminary results from the site of Nova"

B. De Cupeere et al., "Subsistence economy and land use during the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age in south-eastern Bulgaria"

S. Emra, "The archaeozoology of household activities from the Early Bronze Age site of Çukuriçi Höyük in western Anatolia"

A. Hadjikoumis, "Emergence of complexity in Neolithic-Early Bronze Age in Greece: new zooarchaeological evidence"

K. Safoora, "The Birth of the Private Household Economy in Aegean Anatolia: Spatial Analysis of Zooarchaeological Remains at the Later Neolithic site of Ulucak Höyük"

F. Slim, "Investigating the animal economy of Kaymakçı, a regional center of the Late Bronze Age, in Western Turkey"

A. Hadjikoumis et al., "Summer lovin means births in autumn and winter: sheep and goat seasonality of birth in recent and Neolithic Cyprus"

J. Gaastra, "Divergent variation in the spread of the Neolithic: a combined metaanalysis of south-west Asia and Europe"

M. Metzger, "Households, Feasting, and Community at a Middle Bronze Village on Cyprus"

K. Pawłowska, "Small carnivores from a Late Neolithic burial chamber at Çatalhöyük, Turkey: Pelts, rituals, and rodents"