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On
 15
 February
 2011
 applications
 are
 due
 for
 the
 Michael
 Ventris
 Memorial
 Award for 
Mycenaean
 Studies of
 up
 to
 £2000,
 to 
be 
awarded 
to 
a 
junior 
scholar 
who
 has 
obtained
 a
 doctorate
 within
 the
 past
 eight
 years
 or
 to
 a
 postgraduate
 student
 about
 to
 complete
 a
 doctorate
 in
 Mycenaean
 studies
 or
 kindred
 subjects,
 to
 promote
 research
 in
 (1)
 Linear
 B
 and
 other
 Bronze
 Age
 scripts
 of
 the
 Aegean
 and
 Cyprus
 and
 their
 historical
 and
 cultural
 connections,
 or
 (2)
 all
 other
 aspects
 of
 the
 Bronze
 Age
 of
 the
 Aegean
 and
 Cyprus.
 Applications
 (6
 single‐sided
 A4
 pages
 maximum)
 should
 be
 sent
 to
 the
 Deputy
 Director,
 Institute
 of
 Classical
 Studies,
 Senate
 House,
 Malet
 Street,
 London
 WC1E
 7HU,
 United
 Kingdom
 or
 via
 email
 (compatible
 with
 Word
 2003)
 to
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications
 should
 include
 age,
 qualifications,
 academic
 record,
 an
 outline
 and
 projected
 budget
 of
 the
 proposed
 work
 (which
 is
 not
 intended
 to
 be
 Ph.D.
 research),
 and
 the
 names
 and
 addresses
 of 
two 
referees, 
who 
should 
at 
the
 same 
time
 be 
asked 
to
 write 
independently 
in
 support
 of
 the
 application. 
Further 
information, 
including 
detailed
 application 
instructions, 
is 
available
 at 
http://icls.sas.ac.uk/institute/awards/michael_ ventris.html.

American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meetings (ASOR 2011)

On
 15
 February
 2011
 abstracts
 are
 due
 for
 the
 American
 Schools
 of
 Oriental
 Research
 Annual
 Meetings
 (ASOR
 2011),
 to
 be
 held
 in
 San
 Francisco,
 CA
 from
 16‐19
 November
 2011;
 abstracts
 may
 be
 submitted
 with
 a
 late
 fee
 until
 1
 March
 2011.
 Abstracts
 for
 papers
 that
 fit
 into
 the
 sessions
 described
 in
 the
 list
 of
 2011
 sessions
 should
 be
 submitted
 via
 the
 online
 abstract
 submission
 database
 on
 the
 ASOR
 website
 (http://www.asor.org); 
applicants 
are
 strongly 
urged 
to
 email 
the
 Session 
Chair
 in
 advance
 of
 the
 deadline.
 Presentations
 that
 do
 not
 fit
 into
 established
 sections
 are
 also
 invited,
 and
 should
 be
 tagged
 "Individual
 Submissions"
 on
 the
 online
 database.
 Submissions
 must
 be
 made
 by
 email.
 On
 15
 August
 2011
 messages
 of
 intent
 for
 participation
 in
 the
 "Projects
 on
 Parade"
 poster
 session
 are
 due
 to
 Morag
 Kersel
 at
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further
 information,
 including
 rules
 for
 participation,
 sections
 planned
 for
 ASOR
 2011,
 format
 of
 and
 procedure
 for
 submitting
 abstracts,
 and
 all
 necessary
 forms
 are
 available
 at
 http://www.asor.org.

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New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium

The
 program
 of
 the
 New
 York
 Aegean
 Bronze
 Age
 Colloquium has
 been
 announced
 for
 winter
 and
 spring
 2011.
 All
 lectures
 will
 be
 held
 at
 the
 Institute
 of
 Fine
 Arts,
 One
 East
 78th 
Street 
at 
6:30
pm.
 Please 
R.S.V.P.
 to
 212‐992‐5803
 or
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

28
 January 
2011: 
N. 
Momigliano, 
"Bronze 
Age
 Carians
 at
 Iasos"

11
 February
 2011:
 R.
 Janko,
 "From
 Bronze
 Age
 to
 Iron
 Age:
 Linguistic
 Continuities
 and Discontinuities 
in
 the
 Aegean"

11 
March
 2011: 
M. 
Iakovou, 
Title 
TBA

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Aegean Seminar

The
 following
 lectures
 have
 been
 delivered
 to
 the
 University
 of
 Zagreb
 and
 the
 Aegean
 Seminar in
 Zagreb.
 Further 
information 
is 
available 
from 
Helena
 Tomas 
at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

26
 October
 2010:
 C.
 Shelmerdine,
 "Fragrances
 of
 the
 Past:
 All
 about
 Mycenaean
 Perfumes"
 and 
"The 
Iklaina 
Project:
 Adventures 
in
 Aegean 
Archaeology"

7
 December
 2010:
 R.
 Fitzsimons,
 "Monuments
 for
 the
 Living,
 Monuments
 for
 the
 Dead:
 A
 Stone‐by‐Stone
 Guide 
to
 Mycenaean 
State 
Formation"

18
 January
 2011:
 P.
 Pavuk,
 "Between
 the
 Aegean
 and
 Anatolia.
 The
 shifting
 character
 of
 Troy
 in
 
the
 Middle
 and
 Late
 Bronze
 Age"
 and
 "Beyond
 the
 Coast:
 Western
 Anatolia
 in
 the
 2nd
 Millennium 
BC"

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The December 2010 (37.9) issue and the 2010 Index of Nestor are now available as a free download.

This is the fourth issue under the new publication model for Nestor.  We encourage subscribers to switch to this free digital format for 2011, instead of continuing to pay to receive paper copies.

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