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15 years of ΑΙΓΕΙΡΟΣ

On 1-2 December 2017 an international conference entitled 15 years of ΑΙΓΕΙΡΟΣ: Building a Research Network for Young Scholars in Athens was held at the German Archaeological Institute at Athens. Further information is available at https://www.dainst.org/dai/meldungen. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
P. Baeriswyl, “The Aphrodision Quarter of Argos in the Mycenaean Period”
D. Frank, “Life beyond the Palace. A Mycenaean Settlement in the Vicinity of Tiryns”
A. Duray, “Excavating Archives: Archaeological Knowledge Production, Disciplinary Intersections, and the Late Bronze Age – Early Iron Age Transition in Greece”

Burial Tumuli in the Balkans

On 9 December 2017 an open workshop entitled Burial Tumuli in the Balkans was held at the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece. Further information is available at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/news/eventDetails/burial-tumuli-in-the-balkans. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A.-Z. Chemsseddoha, “Tumuli in Northern Greece: an old tradition, various realities”
C. Kleitsas, “The burial tumuli of Epirus through time and space: Not so rare after all”
R. Kurti, “Recent research on tumuli from northwest Albania”
E. Agolli, “Regional and intra-regional networks in late prehistoric Illyria: choices of architecture and topography of burial tumuli”
M. Gori, “Tumuli in central Dalmatia: old excavations and new research perspectives”
A. Touchais and N. Papadimitriou, “The prehistoric tumuli of Marathon- Vranas. Reassessing the data of an old excavation: new evidence and new queries”

Aegean Seminar in Zagreb

On 18-19 December 2017 M. Boyd delivered lectures to the Aegean Seminar in Zagreb entitled “The sanctuary at Keros in the Early Bronze Age: from centre of congregation to centre of power” and “Becoming Mycenaean? Developments in Mycenaean burial practices and their role in wider social change.” Further information is available from Helena Tomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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