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SCRIBO

The SCRIBO Seminars on Scripts in Bologna have announced the schedule of lectures for Spring 2021. Further information and links to the Zooms are available at https://site.unibo.it/inscribe/en/events/scribo-seminars-2021. The seminars are taped and available for subsequent viewing. Seminars of interest to Nestor readers will include:
29 February 2021: L. Godart and A. Sacconi “The Archives and Scribes of Pylos”
17 March 2021: S. Finlayson: “Looking for Readers in the Bronze Age Aegean”

 

New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium

The New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium has announced the schedule of lectures for Spring 2021, to take place on Zoom and simulcast on YouTube at 12:00 pm ET (US and Canada). Links to register for Zoom and to the YouTube channel will be posted at nyabac.tumblr.com.
1 March 2021: N. Blackwell, “A Relative Chronology of Late 14th and 13th Century Monuments at Mycenae: A Stoneworking Perspective”
29 March 2021: T. Brogan, C. Sofianou, M. Eaby, and Y. Papadato, “Sopata, Mesorachi, and Papadiokampos: A View of the Cretan Bronze Age from the Periphery”
20 April 2021: B. Burke, “Mycenaean Eleon in Eastern Boeotia: from the Shaft Grave Era through the Post-Palatial Period”

 

Opera e storie. Έργα και ιστορία

The Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene has announced the schedule of webinars entitled Opera e storie. Έργα και ιστορία. Further information is available at https://www.scuoladiatene.it/eventi.html. Webinars of interest to Nestor readers will include:
12 March 2021: P. Militello, “Il sarcofago di Haghia Triada (1903)”
26 March 2021: N. Cucuzza, “Il disco di Festòs (1909)”
23 April 2021: V. Tinè: “Il Tesoro di Poliochni (1956)”

 

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges Conference for Undergraduate and Graduate Research

On 12-13 March 2021 the First Biennial Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges SPEAC Conference for Undergraduate and Graduate Research—Now & Then: (In)equity and Marginalization in Ancient Mediterranean Studies will be held online (EST). Further information is available at http://speac2021conference.digital.brynmawr.edu/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
S. Cushman,”The Wanax in the North? The Problems of Prehistoric Identity and the Contemporary Alt-Right”

 

Textiles and Seals

On 22-23 March 2021 a workshop entitled Textiles and Seals. Relationships Between Textile Production and Seals and Sealing Practices in the Bronze to Iron Age Mediterranean and the Near East will be held at the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw and online. Further information is available at https://www.archeologia.uw.edu.pl/textiles-and-seals-relationships-between-textile-production-and-seals-and-sealing-practices-in-the-bronze-to-iron-age-mediterranean-and-the-near-east-workshop/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
S. Vakirtzi, “Ubiquitous motifs: common designs on spindle whorls and seals of the Aegean Bronze Age”
O. Krzyszkowska, “A rare and enigmatic practice: seal-impressed textile tools in the Aegean Bronze Age”
M. E. Alberti, “Marked and inscribed loom-weights from Malia”
J. Smith, “Location matters: marked loom weights in ancient Cyprus”
M. Anastasiadou, “Hands at work in Neopalatial Kato Zakros: the documents sealed by the flat-based nodules”
F. Blakolmer, “Textiles and seals: their manifold interrelations in the iconography of the Aegean Bronze Age”
S. Finlayson, “The interweaving of textiles and sealing practices in the Bronze Age Aegean: an overview”
J. Weilhartner, “The Linear B logograms for textiles and wool: Some thoughts on their peculiarities”
A. Ulanowska, K. Żebrowska, and K. Bigoraj, “Launch of the ‘Textiles and Seals’ online database”
M.-L. Nosch: Summarizing and concluding remarks

 

SAA 2021

On 14-18 April 2021 the Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting (SAA 2021) will be held online (EDT). Further information is available at https://www.saa.org/annual-meeting. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
D. Boric and P. Duffy, “Chronological Perspectives on the Spread of Agriculture in Southeastern Europe”
S. Manning, “With Precision Comes Variability: Complications in High-Resolution 14C Chronology in the East Mediterranean-Middle East”
K. Boyadzhiev, “Tell Yunatsite, Southern Bulgaria: New Insights on the Fifth millennium BC in the Balkans”
R. Fitzsimons and M. Buell, “Minoans at Aghios Nikolaos? Preliminary Results of the Khavania Topographical and Architectural Mapping Project”
D. Lukas, “The Living Archive of Çatalhöyük (LAC): Providing Big Data Laboratories as Open Environments for Archaeological Research”
L. Bowland, S. Martin, D. Langis-Barsetti, J. Lehner, and N. Hirschfeld, “A Three-Dimensional Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Iron Oxhide Ingots from the Cape Gelidonya Shipwreck”
R. Kulick, K. Fisher, and F. Berna, “Geoarchaeology of Terraces and Building XVI at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios, Cyprus: Evidence for Site Formation and Settlement Activity”

 

PEBA 2021

On 12-15 May 2021 the 3rd Perspectives on Balkan Archaeology (PEBA 2021): The Mechanisms of Power will be held in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. Further information is available at https://pebasite.wordpress.com/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
M. Gori, “Hunting for Prestige – Mobility, Raw Material and Insignia”
L. Burkhardt, “Socio-economic mechanisms in the context of the Ada Tepe goldmine (LBA)”
R. Kurti, “From Invisible Men of the Early Iron Age to the Warrior Elites of the Late Iron Age in Albania”
A. Panti, “Early Iron Age Settlements in the Thermaic Gulf and the Halkidiki peninsula. Tracing their Socio-political Identity”
C. Giamakis, “Entangled concepts: Identity and Power from the Iron Age to Archaic Macedonia”
T. Krapf, “Settlement Patterns in Albania at the turn from the Bronze to the Iron Age”

 

People in Motion in the Ancient Greek World

On 17-18 May 2021 an international conference entitled People in Motion in the Ancient Greek World will be held in Madrid, Spain. Further information is available at https://motiongreekworld.wixsite.com/conference. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
A. Querci, “The Minoans abroad: a discussion on the existence of a direct sea-route linking Crete to Egypt during the Late Bronze Age”

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