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Anna De Sio Memorial Award

On 30 April 2022 applications (Curriculum Vitae and statement of the proposed program of research) are due for the Anna De Sio Memorial Award for research on Minoan and Mycenaean Religion at to support research on Minoan and Mycenaean Religion at the Centro Internazionale per la Ricerca sulle Civiltà Egee “Pierre Carlier” (CIRCE) in Oristano, Sardinia for 3 months in the academic year 2022-2023. Further information and instructions for submitting an application are available at https://www.facebook.com/people/Centro-Internazionale-per-la-Ricerca-sulle-Civilt%C3%A0-Egee-Pierre-Carlier/100057101304158/.

Death, Rituals and Symbolism in Prehistoric Aegean

On 30 June 2022 proposals (title of the proposed contribution, a summary of 200-300 words, and affiliation(s) of the author(s)) are due for an international online workshop entitled Death, Rituals and Symbolism in Prehistoric Aegean, to be hosted on 11-13 December 2022 by the International Association for Archaeological Research in Western and Central Asia (ARWA). Further information is available at https://arwa-international.org/events-m/arwa-research-workshops/; proposals should be sent to Vasıf Şahoğlu and Ourania Kouka at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Cultural Continuity, Change and Interaction

On 15 August 2022 abstracts (300 words maximum) are due for an international online symposium entitled Cultural Continuity, Change and Interaction in the Aegean World from the Second to First Millenium BC, to be held on 17-18 November, hosted by DEÜ Archaeology and Archeometry Application and Research Center in Turkey. Further information is available at https://www.academia.edu/76798261/Call_for_Papers_INTERNATIONAL_SYMPOSIUM_CULTURAL_CONTINUITY_CHANGE_AND_INTERACTION_IN_THE_AEGEAN_WORLD_FROM_THE_SECOND_TO_FIRST_MILLENIUM_BC.

 

Open Archaeology: Archaeology of Migration

On 2 October 2022 submissions (recommended length of 8,000-12,000 words, excluding the bibliography and figure captions) are due for a special issue of Open Archaeology on the “Archaeology of Migration: Moving Beyond Historical Paradigms”. Further information is available at https://www.editorialmanager.com/opar/default1.aspx.

 

SAA 2023

On 8 September 2022 submissions, both session and individual (abstracts 200 words maximum), are due for the Society for American Archaeology 88th Annual Meeting (SAA 2023), to be held on 29 March – 2 April 2023 in Portland, OR. Further information is available at https://www.saa.org/annual-meeting.

Ceramic Bichromy in the Eastern Mediterranean

On 20 May 2022 an international workshop entitled Ceramic Bichromy in the Eastern Mediterranean during the 2nd and 1st millennium BC will be held in hybrid form, hosted by the Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus (EEST). Further information is available at https://www.ucy.ac.cy/aru/en/conferences. The program will be:
G. Papasavvas, “Introduction to the MuseCo project and the workshop”
E. Aloupi-Siotis, “‘Better the devil you know’. Stable and evolving practices in ceramic technology
M. Artzy, “Fifty years hence: Cypriot Bronze Age Bichrome ware in context”
L. Crewe, “Late Cypriot Bichrome Wheelmade ware on Cyprus”
H. Charaf, “The Cypriot Bichrome Wheelmade ware from the Bronze Age in Lebanon: State of Affairs”
A. Georgiou, “Ceramic bichromy beyond ‘Bichrome ware’ in Late Bronze Age Cyprus”
D. Ben-Shlomo, “Philistine Bichrome pottery”
A. Gilboa and P. Waiman-Barak, “Early Phoenician Bichrome revisited: development, production centres and meaning”
F. Núñez, “Traditions and particularities among Phoenician Bichrome wares over the Mediterranean”
A. Georgiadou, “Regionality in Iron Age Cypriot Bichrome ware and the Salaminian pottery style”
S. Fourrier, “Bichromy in the coroplastic art of Archaic Cyprus”
G. Bourogiannis, “Ceramic bichromy in the Aegean during the first millennium BC: in search of the (almost) invisible?”

 

Geschlecht macht Arbeit!

On 1-3 July 2022 a conference on the occasion of 30 years of FemArc – Netzwerk archäologisch arbeitender Frauen e.V. entitled Geschlecht macht Arbeit! will be held in the Schlossmuseum Linz (postponed from 1-3 October 2021). Further information is available at https://femarc.de/organisatorisches/veranstaltungen/271-geschlecht-macht-arbeit.html. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
K. Winger and R. Witte, “Sophie Schliemann – zwischen Archäologin und Frau von”

SUNY Undergraduate Art History Symposium 2022

On 8-10 April 2022 the SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium 2022 was held virtually by the State University of New York, New Paltz. Further information is available at https://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/2022arthistorystudentsymposium/join-us/join-us-information/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A. Reynolds, “Let’s Get Back to Reality: The Boston Goddess and the Quest for Authenticity”

Please note that the conference "Shaking the Tree, Breaking the Bough: The Golden Bough at 100," for which the call for papers is forwarded on pages 103-104 of Nestor 49.4 (April 2022), will be held online (Zoom platform).

Also please note the extended deadline of the call for papers for the conference "Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine: New Perspectives and Challenges for the Twenty First Century," now April 30, 2022, on pages 102-103 of Nestor 49.4 (April 2022).

A corrected file of this issue is available for download.

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