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12th International Workshop of the Association for Written Language and Literacy

On 26-28 March 2019 the 12th International Workshop of the Association for Written Language and Literacy (AWLL12). Diversity of writing systems: embracing multiple perspectives will be held in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, UK. Further information is available at https://awll12.wordpress.com/. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
S. Finlayson, “Writing material matters: a discussion of the use of clay in the Bronze Age Aegean”
P. Steele and R. Crellin, “Contextualising writing in the ancient world: two case studies”
E. Salgarella and A. Judson, “Diversity and variation in the writing systems of Bronze Age Greece”
P. Boyes, “Multiscriptality and Society in Late Bronze Age Ugarit”
C. Donnelly, “Regional Pressures in the Formation and Use of Cypro-Minoan”

In Poseidons Reich XXIV

On 10-14 April 2019 the conference In Poseidons Reich XXIV. Kontaktzonen: Archäologie zwischen Wasser und Land Küsten, See- und Flussufer will take place in Bodrum, Turkey. Further information is available at http://www.deguwa.org/?id=12. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
D. Cvikel, Y. Me-Bar, and A. Miller, “The Holding Power of Bronze Age Stone Weight Anchors”
H. Hristov, “Die Seevölker - Überlegungen zu ihrer Herkunft”

Access to Nestor is provided by the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati