EAA 2011

On 14-18 September 2011 the 17th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA Annual Meeting 2011) was held in Oslo, Norway. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:

C. Murphy, "The King Must Live On; Knossos and its Tourism Heritage"

G. Stratouli, "Communicating Neolithic Sites to the Public in Greece: Ideologies and Practices"

J. Bintliff, "Modelling long-term social change in the landscape: case studies from Greece"

A.-L. Schallin, "Introduction: Official Ceremonies and Processions in the Mycenaean World"

H. Whittaker von Hofsten, "Some Reflections on the Role of Processions in Mycenaean Cult"

S. Voutsaki, "Funerary processions in the Mycenaean world"

M. Miller, "Bronze vessels as ceremonial equipment- a comparison of practices between Crete and the mainland"

K. Hägg Niklasson, "Manifestations of identity and memory in LCIII Cyprus"

F. Blakolmer, "Processions in Aegean Iconography: Where did they take place?"

E. Rystedt, "The Mycenaean chariot kraters and palatial ceremony"

M. Bajema, "Art and agency in a Mycenaean procession scene from Pylos"

J. Weilhartner, "On the textual evidence of processions in the Aegean Late Bronze Age"

B. Michael, "The phenomenology of Mycenaean funerary topographies"

C. Marangou, "Nude and covered, whole and dismembered bodies in Prehistoric Greece - Interrogating figures about meanings"

E. M. Bonney, "Creating community in Early Bronze Age Crete"

U. Matić, "'Keftiu' and The Materialization of 'Minoans': Out of the picture?"

E. Zouzoula, "Human-animal hybrids and gender differentiation in the Aegean Late Bronze Age"

Y. Gadot, M. Iserlis, and D. Namdar, "Chalices in Iron I-IIA Philistia: Production, Function and Content"

Thera, Knossos and Egypt, 1500 BCE

On 20-22 October 2011 an international conference entitled Thera, Knossos and Egypt, 1500 BCE was held in Chicago. Further information is available at The program was:

B. Jones, Guided Tour of the Exhibition

C. Doumas, "From Necessities to Delights: Eating Habits in Akrotiri Thera of the Bronze Age"

N. Marinatos with J. Tobin and K. Ros, "Thera, Knossos and Egypt. Old Theories and New Problematizations"

A. Vlachopoulos, "Theran Frescoes"

R. Ritner and N. Moeller, "The Ahmose 'Tempest Stela'"

G. Kopcke, "Shaft Graves"

1st CUNY Archaeological Colloquium

On 21 October 2011 the First CUNY Archaeology Colloquium was held. Papers of interest of Nestor readers included:

R. B. Koehl, "New Evidence for the Sea Peoples in Anatolia: the 12th century at Tel Atchana/Alalakh"

New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium

The following lectures were held by New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium. Further information is available from Robert Koehl at e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

23 September 2011: S. Budin, "Woman and Child Imagery
from the Bronze Age Aegean"

14 October 2011: M. Cosmopoulos, "State Formation and Expansion in Mycenaean Pylos: the Iklaina
Archaeological Project"

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