ΑΕΜΘ 2020

On 5-7 March 2020 the 33rd meeting of the conference Το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στη Μακεδονία και στη Θράκη (ΑΕΜΘ 2020) will be held in Thessaloniki. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
Κ. Καλλιντζή, Σ. Παπαδόπουλος, and Μ. Χρυσάφη, “Ανασκαφική έρευνα στον προϊστορικό οικισμό Διομήδειας Ξάνθης”
Σ. Παπαδόπουλος and Σ. Δηλοπούλου, “Προϊστορικός οικισμός Καλαμπακίου Δράμας: πρώτες παρατηρήσεις”
Δ. Μαλαμίδου, P. Darcque, Χ. Κουκούλη-Χρυσανθάκη, and Ζ. Τσιρτσώνη, “Ντικιλί Τας 2019. Η έναρξη του νέου κύκλου ερευνών (2019-2023) στον προϊστορικό οικισμό”
M. Rivero-Montero, M. Gomez-Paccard, Δ. Κοντοπούλου, Ε. Αηδονά, and J. Pavon-Carrasco, “Μεταβολές του γεωμαγνητικού πεδίου στην αρχή της 1ης χιλιετίας π.Χ. όπως καταγράφονται στην κεραμική τριών θέσεων της Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας”
Τ. Μπεκιάρης, Αι. Παπανθίμου, and Σ.-Μ. Βαλαμώτη, “Αλέθοντας στη Μακεδονία της Εποχής του Χαλκού: η τεχνολογία των μακρολιθικών εργαλείων άλεσης από το Αρχοντικό Γιαννιτσών”
Ε. Βούλγαρη, “Η κεραμική από τον οικιστικό ορίζοντα IV του Αρχοντικού Γιαννιτσών”
Α. Γεωργιάδου, Μ. Ελευθεριάδη, Φ. Λογοθετίδου, and Π. Ιωαννίδου, “Οικισμός Εποχής του Σιδήρου στην Παραλίμνη του Δήμου Πέλλας. Η έκπληξη της αποξηραμένης λίμνης Γιαννιτσών”
Ι. Γραικός, “Η αποσπασματική διαχρονία της Βέροιας: από τη Νεολιθική Εποχή στην Ύστερη Αρχαιότητα”
Α. Κατσαβέλη, Σ. Τριανταφύλλου, Χ. Ζιώτα, and Α. Χονδρογιάννη- Μετόκη, “Οστεολογική μελέτη νεολιθικών ταφών καύσεων από τις θέσεις Κλείτος και Τούμπα Κρεμαστής Κοιλάδας του νομού Κοζάνης”
Ν. Χονδρού, “Κάτω Άγιος Ιωάννης Πιερίας. Ανάλυση κεραμικού συνόλου της Νεότερης Νεολιθικής”
Κ. Κωτσάκης, Τ. Γιαγκούλης, J. Francuz, A. Maczkovski, M. Bolliger, and S. Szidat, “Δισπηλιό Καστοριάς. Δενδροχρονολογική ανάλυση”


Attica from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the Archaic period.

On 13-25 March 2020 an international conference entitled Attica from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the Archaic period. The Spatial Roots of Politics and Society will be held in Athens. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
N. Papadimitriou, “Mycenaean Attica: How Much ‘Mycenaean’ and How Much ‘Attica?’”
K. Kalogeropoulos, “Separated by the Erasinos River. The Northern and Southern Plain of Mesogeia from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age”
F. van den Eijnde, “Between Polis and Ethnos. A Networked Approach to the Development of the Athenian Polis”
N. Arvanitis, “Big Sites in Attica Beyond Athens. The Case of Eleusis and Acharnai”
M. Rönnberg, “A Wealth of Choices: Changing Preferences and Local Particularities in the Placement of Burials in Attica from the Late Helladic to the Archaic Period.”
A. Alexandridou, “Regionalism within Early Iron Age Athens: The Domestic Nucleus at the Academy”



On 25-27 March 2020 SCAPECON2020: NO(E)SCAPE? Relational archaeology in the Aegean Bronze Age: Breaking boundaries: negotiating change in the Aegean Bronze Age will be held in Groningen, The Netherlands. Further information is available at The program will be:
A. Brysbaert, “A ‘Moving’ Story about Labour. The Taskscape of the Late Bronze Age Argive Plain”
S. Emra and S. Cveček, “Negotiation and interaction in EBA Çukuriçi Höyük: differing solutions to competing ‘scapes’ with the beginning of rising inequality”
B. Ongar, “Household Archaeology in West Anatolia during the Late Bronze Age”
P. Zeman, “Entangled Mycenae: Case Study of a Late Bronze Age palatial town”
S. Hilker, “Beyond the Palace: Case Studies in Mycenaean Townscapes”
S. Voutsaki, “Towards an archaeology of kinship”
T. Andreovits, A. Kita, and D. Theodoraki, “Prehistoric and modern deathscapes: an ethnoarchaeological approach”
A. Katevaini, “Contextualizing Late Minoan Tombs”
I. Rom, “Negotiating death in the Bronze Age: a view from western Greece”
D. Rousioti, “Investigating the sacred landscape in the Late Bronze Age Greek Mainland”
P. Ramirez-Valiente, “Bodyscapes of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Crete: Changes in sex and gender of anthropomorphic figurines”
E. Sezgin, “An Assessment of Gender Roles in the Early Bronze Age Aegean”
T. Mumelter, “Affective Fields in Akrotiri’s Miniature Frieze, Thera”
D. Wolf, “Symbols as Social Strategy? Late Palatial Hard-Stone Glyptic as Identity Markers”
G. Paglione, “Reconstructing the landscape through the Linear B texts: The case of coriander cultivation in Phaistos”
A. Vergaki, “Lonesome are the eyes: The depiction of the animals on the Ayia Triadha Sarcophagus”
A. Durick, “Origin to Deposition: The socio-cultural significance of gold provenance studies in the North Aegean and Ancient Thrace”
J. Driessen, “The Big Bang Theory? The Santorini Eruption and its Impact on Aegean Societies”
Y. van den Beld, “Understanding socio-political processes through the study of labour investment: the case study of the North Cemetery at Ayios Vasilios”
A. Filipek, “One but many. The concept of the great mother goddess in the study of the Minoan religious system in the Bronze Age”
Y. de Raaff, “Experimenting with change: the built tomb of the North Cemetery at Ayios Vasileios, Lakonia”
K. Regnier, “Building interactions beyond boundaries during the Bronze Age: the case of the Aegean tripod stone mortar”
D. Spiliopoulou, “Life with the help of artificial light sources in the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, Thira”
T. Valchev, “The marble pendant from the prehistoric settlement mound Maleva Mogila near the village of Veselinovo, Yambol municipality, Bulgaria”
A. Vouza, “Memory scapes at funerary places”
J. Witowski, “Relation between the form of Aegean swords and modes of use in the light of use-wear analysis -- the case of two bronze swords from the Athenian Agora”
E. Tsafou, “Identifying the changing function and use of cooking vessels in Minoan societies”
A. Mercogliano, “Breaking ceramic boundaries: formation and change in pottery assemblages during the Middle Helladic period with a special look at the Trapeza settlement (Eastern Achaea)
D. Frank, “Tracing Early Mycenaean Ceramic Traditions in the North-East Peloponnese”
K. Dudlik, “Mortuary Practices in Context. Local Idiosyncrasies in Search of the Koan Identity”
F. Nani, S. Vitale, and C. McNamee, “Building Identities: Breaks and Continuity in Construction Practices at the Prehistoric Settlement of the ‘Seraglio’ on Kos”

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