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18th Neolithic Seminar

Cultural and Social Identities in Eurasian Mesolithic and Neolithic

Friday 11th - Saturday 12th November 2011

 

 

Friday, 11th November

Morning session (9.00- 13.00)

Moderator: Dr. Bernhard Weninger

 

Mihael Budja

Department of Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Introduction to the conference

 

Mark J. Hudson

University of West Kyushu, Japan

'Austronesian' and 'Japanese' in the Neolithic of the southern Ryukyu Islands

 

Takamune Kawashima

Department of Asian and African studies, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Increasing regional diversity of production and emerging local identities

 

Erick Robinson and Philippe Crombé

Department of Archaeology, Ghent University, Belgium

The Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt Mesolithic: a socioecological approach

 

Discussion & coffee/tea

 

Penny Bickle1, Alex Bentley2, Robert Hedges3, Julie Hamilton3, Linda Fibiger3, Geoff Nowell4, Christopher Dale4, Daniela Hofmann1 and Alasdair Whittle1

1Archaeology and Conservation, Cardiff University UK, 2Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK, 3School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, UK, 4Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham, UK

Diversity in cultural identities and regional variation in the Early Neolithic? The story from isotopic analysis

 

Roderick B. Salisbury

School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK

Place and identity: networks of Neolithic communities in Central Europe

 

Katerina Psimogiannou

Department of Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Creating identities in the mortuary arena of the Greek Final Neolithic: a contextual definition of the practices in Central and Southern Greece

 

Evita Kalogiropoulou

Department of Archaeology and Conservation, Cardiff University, UK

Forming social identities in Neolithic Northern Greece: a spatial approach

 

Discussion & lunch

 

Afternoon session (14.30- 18.30)

Moderator: Dr. Penny Bickle

 

Goce Naumov

Institute for History of Art and Archaeology, University of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Regional perspectives of Neolithic corporeality in the Republic of Macedonia

 

Alenka Tomaž1 and Ljubo Fidanoski2

1Science and Research centre Koper, Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia, 2Museum of the City of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Houses and households identities at Neolithic Cerje – Govrlevo, Republic of Macedonia

 

Radmila Balaban

Department of Archaeology, Belgrade University Belgrade, Serbia

Use and reuse of the house – reconstructing the social structures in the Neolithic

 

Discussion & coffee/tea

 

Adam N. Crnobrnja

Belgrade City Museum, Belgrade, Serbia

Group identities in the Late Neolithic in the Central Balkans

 

Marko Porčić

Department of Archaeology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Social complexity and inequality in the Late Neolithic in Central Balkans: reviewing the evidence.

 

Roberto Micheli

Superintendence to archaeological properties of Friuli Venzia Giulia, Trieste, Italy

Personal ornaments, Neolithic groups and social identities: insights into the Neolithic of Northern Italy

 

Konstantinos Trimmis and Elezi Gazmend

Department of Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Who is the Caveman? Identities and roles of the Aegean Neolithic cave users

 

Dimitrij Mlekuž, Milena Horvat and Mihael Budja

Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana University, Slovenia

Mala Triglavca: material practices, identity and community

 

General discussion and conference dinner

 

Saturday, 12th November

Morning session (9.00- 13.00)

Moderator: Dr. Dimitrij Mlekuž

 

Alja Žorž

Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Preventive Archaeology Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Social identity in the megalithic ritual landscape

 

Miloš Spasić

Belgrade City Museum, Belgrade, Serbia

Cattle to settle – bull to rule: on bovine iconography among Neolithic Vinča culture communities

 

Selena Vitezović

Archaeological Institute, Belgrade, Serbia

Jewellery from osseous materials in Starčevo culture

 

Discussion & coffee/tea

 

Bernhard Weninger

Institute of Prehistory, University of Köln, Germany

Radiocarbon choreography: revolutions, dates and dogmas

 

Marko Sraka

Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana University, Slovenia

14C dates and cultural sequences - case studies from continental Slovenia and contradictions in selected cultural schemes of Central and South-east European Neolithic and Eneolithic cultures

 

Anett Osztás

Institute of Archaeology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

A major site in Neolithic Europe: Alsónyék-Bátaszék, Southeastern Transdanubia (Hungary)

 

Mira Strmčnik Gulič1 and Bine Kramberger2

1Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Preventive Archaeology Centre, Maribor, Slovenia, 2Bistrica ob Dravi, Slovenia

Late Neolithic/Eneolithic settlement Zgornje Radvanje

 

Alenka Tomaž

Science and Research centre Koper, Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

Eneolithic site at Turnišče in Prekmurje

 

Afternoon session (14.30- 18.30)

Moderator: Dr. Alenka Tomaž

 

Marija Lubšina Tušek1 and Boris Kavur2

1Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Preventive Archaeology Centre, Ptuj, Slovenia, 2Science and Research centre Koper, Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

Pits and holes. Early Copper Age architecture in Eastern Slovenia

 

Phil Mason

Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Preventive Archaeology Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Settlement and place in the Neolithic and Eneolithic of Central and South-eastern Slovenia

 

Irena Šinkovec

City Museum Ljubljana, Slovenia

Pile-dwelling at Špica in Ljubljana

 

Discussion & coffee/tea

 

Boris Kavur

Science and Research centre Koper, Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

Go West! Sustained traditions and changed identities in the process of colonization of new territories

 

Rajna Šošić Klindžić1, Jacqueline Balen2, Tomislav Hršak3, Davor Špoljar4

1Department of Archaeology, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 2Archeological Museum Zagreb, Croatia, 3Archaeological Museum Osijek, Croatia, 4Zagreb, Croatia

Local differences reflected through everyday activities in Stone Age Slavonia: examples from Virovitica-Brekinja, Tomašanci-Palača and Kaznica-Rutak

 

Vasilka Dimitrovska

Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

The system of local supply for stone tools in Amzabegovo-Vršnik culture

 

General discussion and closing remarks