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Tytus and Cincinnati Summer Residency Programs

On 15 March applications are due for both the Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars Program and the Cincinnati Summer Residency Program for 2023-2024. Applicants for the Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars Program will ordinarily be senior scholars who are a minimum of five years beyond receipt of the PhD, with notable publication histories, who are expected to be in residence at the University of Cincinnati for a minimum of one semester (ca. four months) and a maximum of two during the regular academic year. Tytus Scholars receive a monthly stipend of $1,500 plus housing near campus and a transportation allowance, as well as office space attached to the Burnam Classics Library.
Applicants for the Cincinnati Summer Residency program may be more recent PhDs and other scholars who would benefit from the use of a world-class Classics library with their Ph.D. in hand by the time of application, and will ordinarily be in residence at the University of Cincinnati for approximately two months in the summer term, May to mid-August. Cincinnati Summer Residents receive housing near campus and office space attached to the Burnam Classics Library only. Further information and application forms are available at https://classics.uc.edu/departments/classics/tytus.

ICAZ-ASWA 2022

On 16 September 2022 registration is due for the 15th International Meeting of the International Council for Archaeozoology: Archaeozoology of Southwest Asia and Adjacent Areas (ICAZ-ASWA 2022), to be held in Tokyo, Japan from 28 November – 2 December 2022. Further information is available at https://www.aswa2022.jp/index.html.

 

In Poseidons Realm XXVIII

On 30 September 2022 abstracts (250 words plus 2 figures) are due for the conference In Poseidons Realm XXVIII: The Age of the Hanseatic League in the Mirror of Underwater Archaeology, to be held on 22-26 March 2023 in Lübeck. Abstracts should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further information is available at http://www.deguwa.org/. Contributions from all areas of research on underwater archaeology and heritage are welcome. Papers on the following topics will also be welcome:
• Maritime Spatial Planning
• Divers as persons reliable

 

ICAZ 2023

On 1 October submissions for proposed sessions (250 words maximum) are due for the 14th International Meeting of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ 2023), to be held in Cairns, Australia from 7-12 August 2023. From 15 October 2022 – 31 January 2023 submission of abstracts for papers and posters will be open. Further information is available at https://www.icaz2023.org/. The themes of the conference will be:
• Dynamic Landscapes, Dynamic Cultures
• People and Animals in the Social World
• Science and Zooarchaeology
• Coastal and Maritime Connections

 

Social, Environmental and Cultural Change

On 15 October 2022 abstracts for oral or poster presentations are due for a conference entitled Scales of Social, Environmental and Cultural Change in Past Societies, to be held in Kiel from 13-18 March 2023. Further information is available at https://www.kielconference.uni-kiel.de/.

 

Chryssi Island

On 15 December 2022 abstracts (150 words in English) are due for a conference entitled Chryssi Island and the World of Littoral Archaeology: Contextualizing Island Research around Crete, to be held in Pacheia Ammos, Crete from 9-11 June 2023. Abstracts should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Papers are invited focused on the following aspects of archaeological, ethnographic, and historical interest:
• Archaeological research on Chryssi Island
• Local narratives and traditions regarding Chryssi Island
• Colonization and exploitation of island ecosystems around Crete
• Settlement patterns on offshore islands
• Subsistence strategies on island environments around Crete
• Offshore islands as "marginal" living spaces
• Transportation, trade, and exchange networks on offshore islands
• Means of transportation and island connectivity

YRA 5

On 5¬–6 September 2022 the fifth workshop entitled Young Researchers in Archaeometry (YRA 5) will be hosted online by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Further information is available at https://yrarchaeometry.weebly.com/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
V. Xanthopoulou, E. Nodarou, I. Iliopoulos, and M. Antonopoulou, “Playing with dirt: clayey raw materials and ancient pottery analysis from three case studies in Northern Peloponnese, South Epirus and West Crete, Greece”
E. Vallianatou, “Land-use evolution and change in five settlements of Northeastern Messenia, Greece: an interdisciplinary approach from prehistory to modern times with the contribution of new technologies”
A. Barouda, “Ceramic and plaster technologies and traditions at Neolithic Makri, Thrace, Greece”

 

Surveying Aegean Thrace

On 12 September 2022 a workshop entitled Surveying Aegean Thrace in the Digital Era. Επιφανειακές έρευνες στην Αιγαιακή Θράκη στην Ψηφιακή Εποχή will be held virtually via Zoom (https://duth-gr.zoom.us/j/91332591307), hosted (EEST) by the project Archaeological and Geophysical Research on the Peraia of Samothrace (Αρχαιολογικές και γεωφυσικές έρευνες στην περαία της Σαμοθράκης). Further information is available at http://www.history-archaeology.uoc.gr/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Workshop_SURVEY-AEGEAN-THRACE-SEPT2022_Final.pdf. The program will be:
A. Dan, S. Başaran, H. Brückner, E. Erkul, A. Pint, W. Rabbel, F. Reize, M. Seeliger, L. Shumilovski, and T. Wunderlich, “Ainos, Its Territory and the Hebros Delta: Geoarchaeological Results”
Α. Avramidou, J. C. Donati, Ν. Papadopoulos, Α. Sarris, Chr. Karadima, Chr. Pardalidou, Α. Garyfallopoulos, F. Aitatoglou, Μ. Tasaklaki, Ν. Sirris, and Z. Miltsakaki, “The Peraia Project: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to the Diachronic Landscape of the Peraia of Samothrace”
D. Matsas, N. Hudson, A. Laftsidis, E. Levine, G. Makris, and M. Page, “Samothrace Archaeological Survey 1985-1987 Revisited: Towards a Final Publication”
B. Wescoat, D. Matsas, A. Ball, L. Neiman, M. Nelson, M. Page, J. Gingrich, D. Mouzakidis, N. Hudson, and A. Laftsidis, “Samothrace, the Palaeopolis Archaeological Survey 2022: a preliminary report”
Γ. Ν. Τσόκας, Α. Καραμήτρου, Χ. Καραδήμα, Γ. Βαργεμέζης, and Α. Σταμπολίδης, “Γεωφυσική διασκόπηση και μείξη γεωφυσικών δεδομένων στην ευρύτερη περιοχή του αρχαίου θεάτρου στη θέση Καμπάνα της Μαρώνειας”
N. Arrington, J. Mann, G. Makris, D. Terzopoulou, and M. Tasaklaki, “The Molyvoti, Thrace, Archaeological Project (MTAP): Discovering and Recording a Diachronic Landscape”
A. Garcia, A. Mayoral, H. Orengo, C. Kallintzi, M. Georgiadis, and E. Kefalidou, “Integration of Computational Methods in Archaeological Surveys: Experimenting with Digital Approaches in the Context of the Archaeological Project of Abdera and Xanthi (APAX)”

 

ASMOSIA XIII

On 19-24 September 2022 the 13th International Conference of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity (ASMOSIA XIII) will be held in Vienna. Further information is available at https://www.oeaw.ac.at/conferences/asmosia-xiii-vienna/. Posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
M. Dirican, V. Anevlavi, W. Prochaska, S. Ladstätter, B. Erdoğu, and Ö. Çevik, “In the light of new data, provenance analysis of Late Neolithic/Early Chalcolithic (6–5th Mill. BCE) small marble artefacts from Ulucak Höyük and Uğurlu Höyük, West Anatolia, Turkey”

 

Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine

On 21-24 September 2022 an international symposium entitled Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine: New Perspectives and Challenges for the Twenty First Century will be held at the Institute for History of Medicine and Foreign Languages, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. Further information is available at https://www.hsozkult.de/event/id/event-117275. Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
B. Andres, “The maintenance of female sexual and reproductive health in the ancient Aegean”
C. Maggidis, “The ‘House of the Idols’ at Mycenae: A Mycenaean shrine of healing and magic”

 

Periplous

On 19-22 October 2022 the LVII Riunione Scientifica dell’IIPP. Periplous: il mare nella Preistoria mediterranea will be held in Siracusa, Italy. Further information is available at https://www.iipp.it/lvii-riunione-scientifica-iipp-2022-periplous-il-mare-nella-preistoria-mediterranea/. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
A. Cazzella and G. Recchia, “Indizi di connessioni culturali fra il Mediterraneo orientale e centrale nei primi secoli del II millennio a.C.”
A. Arena, C. Cavazzuti, G. E. De Benedetto, P. Fragnoli, R. Jung, and T. Scarano, “Dentro le stive. Analisi dei residui organici dalle ceramiche di tipo egeo da Roca”
A. Magrì, “‘Più veloci di aquile i miei sogni, attraversano il mare’. La produzione ceramica decorata a Pantelleria nell’età del Bronzo: ritmi locali e suggestioni esterne”
E. Borgna, “Commercianti, artigiani e altri viaggiatori nel Mediterraneo della seconda metà del II millennio a.C.: qualche osservazione sulla funzione e il valore del metallo nelle relazioni interregionali”
A. Vanzetti, G. Artioli, M. A. Castagna, A. Di Renzoni, S. T. Levi, D. Vincenzi, and D. Gullì, “Materiali metallici e metallurgia a Cannatello (AG): repertorio, contesti e primi dati analitici”
M. Cultraro and A. M. Pollastrini, “Come i predoni sui sentieri dell’acqua (Od. 3.71-74): per un’archeologia della pirateria nel Mediterraneo dell’età del Bronzo”
A. Crispino and S. Chilardi, “Simboli attraverso il mare. Analisi tipologica e archeozoologica degli ossi a globuli nell’area del Mediterraneo”
A. Crispino and R. Jung, “Le navi di Thapsos – iconografia nautica del Bronzo medio nel suo contesto mediterraneo”
A. Greco, V. Cannavò, D. Gullì, S. T. Levi, A. Vanzetti, and P. M. Day, “Segni cipro-minoici su anfore egee da Cannatello (AG): nuovi dati”
D. Calderone, O. Palio, and M. Turco, “Alla periferia della periferia. Le relazioni tra il mare e l’entroterra della Sicilia durante la media età del Bronzo”
D. Gullì, F. Maurici F. Oliveri, and A. Vanzetti, “Ancore litiche presso Cannatello (AG) e connettività marittima”
P. Scalora, “L’insediamento del Plemmirio dell’età del Bronzo medio alla luce delle ultime acquisizioni”

CAA 2022

On 8-11 August 2022 the Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2022): iNside iNformation was held in hybrid format in Oxford, England. Further information is available at https://2022.caaconference.org/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A. Avgousti, G. Papaioannou, N. Bakirtzis, and F. Ribeiro Gouveia, “CyprusArk: A multi-institutional content management system for small museums collections online”
K. Crawford, G. Artopoulos, and I. Romanowska, “Simulating the networks of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean”
D. Daems, “Conceptual and computational modelling of social complexity and urban networks in Anatolia”
C. Reepmeyer, T. Moutsiou, C. McCartney, S. Demesticha, V. Kassianidou, L. Bitsakaki, P. Kyriakidis, and D. Bar-Yosef, “SaRoCy: Delineating probable Sea Routes between Cyprus and its surrounding coastal areas at the start of the Holocene: discussing the archaeological evidence”
G. Leventis, P. Kyriakidis, A. Nikolaidis, C. Panagiotou, E. Akylas, C. Michailides, T. Moutsiou, C. Reepmeyer, S. Demesticha, V. Kassianidou, Z. Zomeni, D. E Bar-Yosef, and Y. Makovsky, “Drift-induced versus directed-paddling-induced potential connectivity between Cyprus and its surrounding coastal areas at the onset of the Holocene”

CAA 2023

On 19 August 2022 proposals for sessions and workshops (1000 words maximum plus references) are due for the 50th Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2023): 50 years of synergy, to be held on 3-6 April 2023 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. From 12 September to 17 October 2022 proposals for papers and posters will be open. Further information is available at https://2023.caaconference.org/.

 

ICAP2023

On 28 August 2022 abstracts (1200 words maximum including main body, figure captions, and references) are due for the 15th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection (ICAP2023), to be held on 28 March – 1 April 2023 in Kiel, Germany. Further information is available at https://www.icap2023.uni-kiel.de/en.

 

Relations between the Indus and the Aegean

On 15 September 2022 offers of papers are due for an international workshop on Relations between the Indus and the Aegean in the Bronze Age, to be held on 3-4 December 2022 at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. Offers of papers should be sent to Prof. Robert Arnott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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