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IARSS 2019

On 31 May - 1 June 2019 the 22nd annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS 2019) will be held at Cardiff University. Further information is available at https://iarss2019.wordpress.com/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
K. Tylawska, “Cretan Kommos and Near Eastern marzeah. Communal dining in Iron Age Crete”

7th Conference in Aegean Archaeology

On 6-7 June 2019 the Sympozjum Egejskie. 7th Young Researchers’ Conference in Aegean Archaeology will be held by the Department of Aegean Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw. Further information is available at https://www.facebook.com/zaeiauw/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
P. Pavúk, “Archaeology of Cultural Contacts: NE Aegean in Second Millennium BC”
G. Albertazzi and G. Muti, “At the Roots of Production. Early and Middle Bronze Age Kouris Valley (Cyprus) as a ‘Textile Environment’”
K. Żebrowska, “Between Sicily and the Aegean. A Comparison of Textile Making Technologies from the Interconnected Regions”
G. Sarah, “Building a Minoan Larnax: Techniques, Gestures and Craftsmanship”
N. Katsaraios, “Recounting the Tinned Ceramic Vessels in the Late Bronze Age Aegean”
K. Jarošová, “Settlement Structure of the Chios Island during the Bronze Age Period”
C. Maggidis, E. Karantzali, and A. Psychas, “Reassessing a Peripheral Geopolitical Vacuum: The Case for a Mycenaean Palace State in the Spercheios Valley Region”
M. Katsimicha, I. Moutafi, and T. Jakob, “Investigating the ‘Rural’ Mycenaean Community: Preliminary Results of the Bioarchaeological Study of the Late Helladic III Kallithea-Rampantania Cemetery, Achaea, Peloponnese, Greece”
S. Aulsebrook, “The Orchomenos Hoard: An In-Depth Look at Wells”
K. Lewartowski, “Warriors in legends, warriors in art – some thoughts provoked by the Pylos Combat Agate”
J. Sienkiewicz, “Deconstructing ‘Peak Sanctuaries’ and Understanding Regional Variabilities”
M. Psallida, “Funerary Places in East Crete: The Case of the LM III Cemetery of Myrsini-Aspropilia, Siteia”
V. E. Dimitriou, “The Role of Metals in the Aegean during the Final Neolithic. The Acropolis of Athens”
U. Berndt, “Changes in Religious Ritual in Mycenaean Greece: Communicative Memory and the Postpalatial Period”
E. Barkouli, “Minoans Overseas: Keftiw in Egyptian Literature and Art as a Historical Resource and Aegeo-Egyptian Relations in the Late Bronze Age”
M. Wesołowska, “The Ritual Path of Initiation as a Protection from Danger”
K. Bigoraj, “Theories and Facts about Cats (in the Minoan and Mycenaean Cultures)”
P. Galanis, “Studies on the Iconography and Interpretation of Combat Scenes of the Late Bronze Age Aegean: A Re-Appraisal”

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