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D. G. Hogarth

On 23 January 2021 a conference entitled D. G. Hogarth, archaeologist, intelligence officer, author was held online, hosted by Magdalen College, Oxford. Further information is available at https://www.magd.ox.ac.uk/libraries-and-archives/illuminating-magdalen/news/conference-d-g-hogarth/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A. Kotsonas, “David Hogarth in Crete: archaeology and politics and the Aegean ‘Promised Land’”

 

Empire and excavation

On 29-30 January 2021 the second part of a conference entitled Empire and excavation: critical perspectives on archaeology in British-period Cyprus, 1878-1960 was held online, hosted in Nicosia, Cyprus (EET) by the British Museum and Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI). Further information is available at http://caari.org/programs/; all CAARI lectures are available on their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHrSDGna3hbB9r7oJ_9rQsg. The program was:
P. Maillard, “The excavations in Larnaca’s Salt Lake (1864–1868): diplomacy and the antiquities trade before Colonial rule”
S. Soldi, “The entomological expedition of Giacomo Cecconi and the formation of the Cypriot collection of the National Archaeological Museum of Florence”
R. S. Merrillees, “Dr Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1852–1933): Ornithologist, incidental antiquarian and snob”
T. Kiely, “Meet the Locals. The neglected role of local Cypriots in the discovery of the island’s material past in Late Ottoman and early British times”
K. Göransson, “The Swedish Cyprus Expedition and the contemporary media coverage”
G. Papasavvas, “A clash of empires at Enkomi: A French excavator, a British director, and a Cypriot curator”
V. Kassianidou, “Mining in the archives: the modern mining industry and its contribution to Cypriot archaeology and vice versa”
C. Barker, “Cypriot Antiquities in the Antipodes: The diaspora of Cypriot material culture to Australia during the era of British colonialism”
E. Hussein, “The diaspora of Cypriot antiquities in Swansea”
A. Reeve, “Exhibiting the empire: Cyprus, the British Empire Exhibition, and Leeds City Museum”
A. Papadopoulos, “Mycenaean pottery and ‘objects of no value’. Finds management and issues of division during the British Museum excavations in Cyprus in the late 19th c. AD”
A. Leriou and G. Vavouranakis, “Communicating archaeology in British-period Cyprus, from J.L. Myres to V. Karageorghis”
C. E. Morris and G. Papantoniou, “Cypriot Aphrodite and British Colonial Discourse: A Reappraisal”
C. Roditou, “Cypriot heritage through the lens of Apostolos Ververis: shaping perceptions of identity in the 1950s”
C. V. Olien, “Between Classicism and Orientalism: Collecting, Classifying, and Displaying Cypriot Sculpture, 1860–1900”

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