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On 22 February 2013 K. P. Foster will address the New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium on "The Adornment of Aegean Boats." Further information is available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Beyond Collapse

On 1-2 March 2013 the 29th Annual Visiting Scholar Conference: Beyond Collapse: Archaeological Perspectives on Resilience, Revitalization & Reorganization in Complex Societies will be held at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (SIU). Further information is available at http://cai.siu.edu/vspages/Faulseit/vsconf.html. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

D. Small, "Using Complex Adaptive Systems as a Heuristic Model for Understanding the Rise of Community Complexity in Iron Age Crete"

M. Spigelman, "Revitalization and Reconfiguration in 12th Century BCE Cyprus"

K. Lantzas, "Reconsidering Collapse: Identity, Ideology, and Post- Collapse Settlement in the Argolid"

Conflict in the Peloponnese

On 22-23 March 2013 the 2nd Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Work in Progress Conference: Conflict in the Peloponnese: Social, Military and Intellectual, from Prehistory to Modernity will be held at the University of Nottingham by the Centre for Spartan & Peloponnesian Studies (CSPS). Further information is available at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/csps/events/conflict-in-the-peloponnese.aspx. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

S. O'Brien, "Pylos and Mycenae: Reassessing the role of force in the 'Mycenaean State'"

C. V. Alonso-Moreno, "The King, the Priest and the Peasant: Social Conflict and Solutions in Pylos"

K. Leith, "Prosymna's 'archers': weaponry deposition and martial identity in the Late Bronze Age cemetery at Prosymna in the Argolid"

CAA 2013

On 25-28 March 2013 the 41st Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2013): Across Space and Time will be held in Perth, Australia. Further information, including a list of sessions, is available at http://caa2013.org/drupal/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

C. Piccoli, P. Aparajeya, G. Papadopoulos, V. Stissi, J. Poblome, P. Bes, J. Bintliff, F. Fol Leymarie, and P. Daras, "Towards automatic classification of pottery sherds: a combined approach"

S. White and A. Wilson, "Androids on Andros: Digital field data collection for the Zagora Archaeological Project using ODK and Heurist"

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