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10th NEOLITHIC SEMINAR

The Neolithization of Eurasia - Paradigms, Models and Concepts Involved

Ljubljana, Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th November 2003

 

Thursday 6th November

10.00 - 13.00

Introduction to the Seminar.

Dr. Mihael Budja (Department of Archaeology, University of Ljubljana). The Neolithization of Europe: From Stamp Seals to Demic Diffusion. Some Introductory Remarks

Dr. Luiz Oosterbeek (Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal). Archaeographic and Conceptual Advances in Interpreting Iberian Neolithization

Dr. María Dolores Cámalich Massieu (Department of Prehistory, Anthropology and Ancient History, University of La Laguna, Correo, Spain). The Neolithic of Southeast of Spain and its Problems [Printed paper]

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Dr. P. Dolukhanov and Dr. A. Shukurov (School of Historical Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), Dr. V. I. Timofeev, and Dr. G. I. Zaitseva (Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, Russia). Modelling the Neolithic Dispersal in Northern Eurasia

Dr. Vladimir I. Timofeev (Institute for the History of Material culture, Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, Russia). On the Problem of Eastern Europe Neolithization [Printed paper]

Dr. Kjel Knutsson (Department of Archaeology and ancient History, Uppsala University, Sweden). Hunters and Gatherers North of the TRB Border 4500 cal BC: Resistance, History, Identity

Dr. Lars Sundstrom (Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis, Uppsala University, Sweden). A Collective in Peril. The Process of Neolitisation from an Eastern Central Swedish Perspective

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Discussion & lunch
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14.30 - 19.00

Dr. Michel Louis Sèfèriadés (CNRS, Université Rennes, Nantes, France). An aspect of the Neolithization in Mongolia : the Mesolithic / Neolithic Site of Tamsagbulag (Dornod district)

Prof. Yu Xiyun (Department of Archaeology, Wuhan University, China). The Beginning of Chinese Civilization

Prof. Yu Huili (Culture Relic and Archaeology Institute of Heilongjiang Province, Harbin, China). Archeological Research on the Upper Paleolithic Site of Shenquan in Heilongjiang Province, Northeast China

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Prof. Chen Quanjia (Research Centre for the Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University, Changchun, China). The Mode of Production and Habitation: New Study on Neolithic Site of Zuojiashan in Jilin, Northeast China

Prof. Xiaohong Wu & Prof. Chaohong Zhao (School of Archaeology & Museology, Peking University, 100871, China). Some Problems Related to the Neolithization in China

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Discussion & wine
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Friday 7th November

10.00 - 13.00

Dr. Guido Barbujani (Department of Biology, University of Ferrara, Italy). Current Genetic Diversity and the Demographic Impact of the Neolithic Transition in Europe

Dr. Martin Richards (Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK). Pioneers or Steamrollers: Interpreting the Genetic Evidence for the Spread of the Neolithic

Dr. Jean-Pierre Bocquet-Appel (CNRS, UPR 2147 Dynamique de l'Evolution Humaine, Paris, France). Expected Paleoanthropological and Archaeological Signal from a Neolithic Demographic Transition on a Worldwide Scale

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Dr. Mary Jackes (Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, Canada). Is there Evidence in Portugal of a Mesolithic/Neolithic Demographic transition?

Dr. Zsuzsanna K. Zoffman (Budapest, Hungary). The Prehistoric Populations of the Carpathian Basin According to the Anthropological Evaluations [Printed paper]

Dr. Marek Zvelebil (Department of Archaeology & Prehistory, Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK). Homo Habitus: Structure, Agency and the Passage of Traditions in the Transition to Farming in Central and Northern Europe

Dr. Julian Thomas, (School of Art History and Archaeology, University of Manchester, UK). Current Arguments Over the Beginning of the Neolithic in Britain

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Discussion & lunch
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14.30 - 19.00

Dr. Kostas Kotsakis & Duska Urem-Kotsou (Department of Archaeology, University of Thessaloniki, Greece). The Social Context of Food Consumption in Neolithic Greece

Dr. Paul Halstead (Department of Archaeology & Prehistory, Sheffield University, UK). Farming and Feasting in the Neolithic of Greece: the Ecological Context of Fighting With Food

Dr. William G. Cavanagh (Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham, UK). Walking Backwards to Christmas: Looking Back at the Early Neolithic of S. Greece from a Later Perspective

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Dr. Amy Bogaard (Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham, UK). The Role of Intensive Crop Cultivation in the Spread of Farming

Dr. Maja Andric (Instite of Archaeology at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences, Ljubljana, Slovenia). Transition to Farming and Human iIpact on the Slovenian Landscape

Dimitrij Mlekuz (Department of Archeology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia). The Lesson of the Sheep: From hunting to Herding on the East Adriatic Coast

Dr. David Lubell (Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, Canada). Are Land Snails a Signature for the Transition to the Neolithic in the Circum-Mediterranean?

Dr. Dimas Martín Socas (Department of Prehistory, Anthropology and Ancient History, University of La Laguna, Correo, Spain). La Cueva de el Toro (Antequera, Málaga). A Neolithic Stockbreeding Community in the Andalusian Region [Printed paper]

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Discussion & wine
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Saturday 8th November

10.00 - 14.00

Dr. Marius Ciuta (Department of History and Archaeology, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania). The Neolithisation of the Carpatho-Danubian Region Between two Paradigmatic Models: Vladimir Milojcic and Milutin Garasanin

Dr. Slavisa Peric & Dr. Dubravka Nikolic (Institute of Archaeology, SANU, Beograd, Serbia). The Question of Stratigraphical Position and Cultural Characteristics of Lepenski Vir Pottery

Dr. Laurens C. Thissen (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The Role of Pottery in Agropastoralist Communities in Early Neolithic Romania

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Dr. Eva Lenneis (University of Vienna, Austria). First Indications for Regional Differences Within the Earliest LPC and Long Distance Contacts - a Possible Key to the Neolithization Process in East Central - Europe

Dr. Peter Stadler (Department of Prehistory at the Museum of Natural History & University of Vienna, Austria). Settlement from the Early Linear Ceramics Culture at Brunn am Gebirge, Site Wolfholz. Transition from Late Starcevo Culture to Early Linear Ceramics or Local development?

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Dr. Ivan Gatsov (New Bulgarian University & Archaeological Institute and Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria). Neolithic Chipped Stone Technology in South Bulgaria and NW Turkey [Printed paper]

Dr. Claudio Giardino (Instituto Universitario Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples, Italy). Obsidian Trades in Southern Thyrrhenian Sea: New Archaeological and Archaeometric Evidences From the Island of Capri

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Discussion & lunch
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