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Minoan Seminar

The program of the Minoan Seminar has been announced for spring 2018. All lectures will be held at 19:00 at the Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens). Further information is available at https://www.aegeussociety.org/.
19 January 2018: B. Montecchi, “Agency and literacy in Minoan inscribed pottery”
2 March 2018: S. Mandalaki, “West of Knossos, east of Malia. New evidence on the relations and contacts between palatial regions”
4 May 2018: E. Banou, “Crossing the Aegean in the middle of the 2nd millennium B.C.: The Minoan Peak Sanctuary at Ayios Yeoryios sto Vouno, Kythera (2011-2015)”

17. Österreichischer Archäologentag (2018)

On 26-28 February 2018 the 17. Österreichischer Archäologentag (2018) will be held in Salzburg. Further information is available at https://www.uni-salzburg.at/index.php?id=207182. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
F. Blakolmer, “Gab es Löwen und Affen im minoischen Kreta? Ein ikonographisches Problem”
G. Nightingale, “Perlen als Opfergaben in der Inatos‐Höhle, Kreta”
J. Weilhartner, “The missing mother: Zur fehlenden Darstellung stillender Mütter in der minoischen Bilderwelt”
W. Wohlmayr and A. Karathanou, “Neues aus Ägina‐Kolonna”
M. Vetters, “Mykenische Werkstätten”
V. Moser, “Trimorphe (dreigestaltige) Figurinengruppen der mykenischen Palastzeit”
K. Strobel, “Das ‘Lange 12. Jahrhundert’ im Mittelmeerraum”
I. Benda‐Weber, “Überlegungen zur Überkleidung frühgriechischer Frauen”
V. Moser, “Übergang der Phase FH II auf FH III”
J. Schnöll, “Mykenische Figurinen aus Ägina‐Kolonna”
M. Stadler, “Vergleich anthropomorpher Figurinen aus Aghia Irini, Aghios Stephanos, Koukonisi und Phylakopi mit Beispielen aus dem minoischen Kreta”

Gender Transformations in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies

On 8-10 March 2018 an international workshop entitled Gender Transformations in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies will be held in Kiel, Germany. Further information is available at https://www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-35944. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
B. Kaczmarek, “Children in the Mycenaean workshop. Linear B writing versus grave goods”

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