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7th IEMA Visiting Scholar Conference

On 5-6 April 2014 the Seventh IEMA Visiting Scholar Conference Inequality in Antiquity: Tracing the Archaeological Record will be held at the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

W. A. Parkinson, "The Emergence of Social Inequality in Southeastern Europe: A Long-Term Perspective"

V. Vlachou, "Early Iron Age Female Burials in Attica: Ladies and Maidens, Wealthy and Deprived"

A. M. D'Onofrio, "Diversities and Inequality: the Male Burials in Early Iron Age Athens"

CAA 2014

On 22-25 April 2014 the international congress Computers Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology: 21st Century Archaeology (CAA 2014) will be held at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Institut d'art et d'archéologie, Paris. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:

K. Grossner, I. Hodder, E. Meeks, and C. Engel, "A Living Archive for Çatalhöyük"

J. Issavi and J. Taylor, "'The Rise of the Machine': the impact of digital tablet recording in the field at Çatalhöyük, Turkey"

A. Windler, O. Nakoinz, and L. Lorenz, "From the Aegean Sea to the Parisian Basin. How Spondylus can rearrange our view on trade and exchange"

J. Taylor, "Timing Things Right: stratigraphy and the modelling of intra-site spatiotemporality using GIS at Çatalhöyük"

E. Paliou and A. Bevan, "Geographic networks and cultural interactions in Bronze Age Crete"

S. Jusseret, A. Chliaoutakis, J. Wainwright, and A. Sarris, "An agent-based modelling approach to Minoan land use in the Malia-Lasithi region (Crete, Greece)"

AIA 2015

On 9 March 2014 (23 March with a late fee) submissions for colloquia, undergraduate submissions, and open-session papers and posters needing an early decision to acquire a visa or obtain funding are due for the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA 2015), to be held in New Orleans, LA from 8-11 January 2015. On 3 August 2014 (17 August with a late fee) submissions are due for workshops, other open session papers and posters, and any provisionally accepted colloquia that are resubmitting. On 16 November 2014 roundtable proposals and lightning session submissions are due. Submission forms and further information are available at

Cycladic Seminar

The program of the Cycladic Seminar has been announced for 2014, to be held at the Archaeological Society at Athens, 22 Panepistimiou Street.

4 February 2014: P. N. Zapheiropoulou, "Investigations in the Early Bronze Age of the Kouphonisia. Ερευνώντας τα Πρωτοκυκλαδικά Κουφονήσια"

8 April 2014: L. Marangou, "Amorgos: 'Cycladic' florilegium. Αμοργός: Κυκλαδικά απανθίσματα"

29 May 2014: S. Sherratt, "Routes and resources in the Bronze Age Cyclades. Θαλάσσιοι δρόμοι και πλουτοπαραγωγικές πηγές στις Κυκλάδες της Εποχής του Χαλκού"

4 November 2014: K. Zachos and A. Douzougli, "The data of Kastri phase in the Cave of Zas on Naxos. Τα δεδομένα της φάσης Καστριού στο Σπήλαιο του Ζα στη Νάξο"

9 December 2014: R. L. N. Barber, "Pottery classes from Phylakopi: recent work on the collections of the National Archaeological Museum. Οι κεραμεικές κατηγορίες της Φυλακωπής: τα αποτελέσματα της πρόσφατης εργασίας στις συλλογές του Εθνικού Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου"

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