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On 21-22 March 2013 a conference entitled Troy: New Perspectives on Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in Turkey was held by the Allard Pierson Museum, the University of Amsterdam, the Sezer Tansuĝ Art Foundation, and the Netherlands Institute in Turkey in conjunction with the exhibition "Troy: City, Homer and Turkey." Further information is available at http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/organisation/faculties/content/faculteit-der-geesteswetenschappen/shared-content/events/conferences/2013/03/troy.html. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:

Z. Çelik, "History of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire"

G. Uslu, "Troy, Homer and Turkey"

R. Aslan, "From 16th Century: Troy as a Cultural Heritage"

R. Aslan, "Troy as an Enigma: Different Perspectives, Different Reconstructions"

P. Jablonka, "Knock Down the Walls and Let the Horse Come in: Conflicting Imaginations, Archaeology and Reconstruction at Troy"

E. H. Riorden, "Locus versus Metis: The Complexities of Depicting versus Measuring, at Troy and Elsewhere"

D. Ünsal, "Museum Representations of Troy"

M. Forte, "Envisioning Çatalhoyuk: a Digital Perspective"

Conflict in the Peloponnese

On 22-24 March 2013 the 2nd CSPS Post Graduate and Early Career Work in Progress Conference - Conflict in the Peloponnese: Social, Military and Intellectual was held at the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies, University of Nottingham. Further information is available at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/csps/events/conflict-in-the-peloponnese.aspx. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:

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"

Mycenaean Seminar in Athens

On 28 March 2013 Γ. Καραμήτρου-Μεντεσίδη spoke at the Mycenaean Seminar in Athens at the Central Building of the University of Athens (Panepistimiou 30) on "Μυκηναϊκά Αιανής και άνω Μακεδονίας."

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