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Aegean Seminar in Zagreb

On 24 May 2018 W. Parkinson delivered a lecture to the Aegean Seminar in Zagreb entitled, “The Evolution of Neolithic Villages in Southeastern Europe.” Further information is available from Helena Tomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Entangled Sea

On 11-13 June 2018 a workshop entitled The Entangled Sea: The Mediterranean in ancient history and prehistory was held in Manchester. Further information is available at https://twitter.com/entangled_sea. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
G. Vavouranakis, “Hybrid assemblages and maritime activity in the southern Aegean during the third millennium BC”
J. Emanuel, “Entangled Sea(faring): Reconsidering the Connection between the Ships of the Sea Peoples, the Aegean, and ‘Urnfield’ Europe”
S. Wachsmann, “Voyages of the Dionysian Ship-Cart: The Transfer of a Cult across the Mediterranean Sea”
A. Krieger, “Life on Board: The Experience of Seafaring in the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Archaic Period”

CAARI Workshop

On 16 June 2018 The 37th Annual CAARI Archaeological Workshop was held in Nicosia on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of CAARI. Further information is available at http://www.ucy.ac.cy/aru/documents/Conferences/Various/CAARI_Workshop_2018_PROGRAM.pdf. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A. Simmons, “30 Years of Hippos, Cows and the Early Prehistory of Cyprus: A Perspective”
D. Bolger, “Excavations at the Souskiou-Laona settlement”
K. Grossman, T. Paulette, L. Graham, and A. McCarthy, “Makounta-Voules”
L. Bombardieri, “Erimi-Laonin tou Porakou”
L. Crewe, “Bronze Age Kissonerga-Skalia, 2017”
D. Pilides, “Agios Sozomenos survey and excavation”
S. Falconer and P. Fall, “Life and Landscape at Bronze Age Politiko-Troullia”
J. Bretschneider, A. Kanta, J. Driessen, and S. Hermon, “Pyla-Kokkinokremos”
S. Manning, K. Fisher, G. Andreou, C. Kearns, C. Fulton, B. Lorentzen, and N. Bakirtzis, “Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project and Cyprus Dendroarchaeology Project”
G. Georgiou, “New evidence from Iron Age Deneia”

CAA-GR 2018

On 19-20 June 2018 the 3rd CAA-GR Conference: Spreading Excellence in Computer Applications for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage was held in Limassol. Further information is available at https://www.caa-gr2018.org/. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers included:
M. Iacovou, “Digital applications in the context of the Palaepaphos Urban Landscape Project (PULP 2006-2018)”
T. Moutsiou and A. Agapiou, “Least cost pathway analysis of obsidian circulation in early Holocene Cyprus”
A. Chliaoutakis, G. Chalkiadakis, and A. Sarris, “Employing agent-based modeling to study the impact of the Theran eruption on Minoan society”
D. Karolidis, C. Fotiadou, D. Kaimaris, C. Georgiadis, P. Patias, G. Hourmouziadis, and K. Kotsakis, “From virtual to real: the restoration of a Neolithic figurine with the use of 3D scanning, rapid prototyping and 3D printing”
Y. Zafer Helvaci, A. Stefanis, P. Theoulakis, L. Sardegna, K. Zervaki, A. Candeias, and S. Chlouveraki, “Pseira revisited: a digital preservation study of the archaeological remains from a Minoan site in Eastern Crete”
D. Ioannides and V. Kassianidou, “Enkomi: A pXRF application on metallurgical ceramics”

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