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3rd NEOLITHIC SEMINAR

The Neolithization of Europe: Regional Approaches

Ljubljana 8 - 10 May 1996

 

Wednesday 8 May

Dr. Mihael Budja (Department of Archaeology, University of ljubljana). Introduction

Dr. Jak Yakar (Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University). The Neolithic transformation in Anatolia in the light of new research

Dr. Pavel Dolukhanov (Department of Archaeology, University of Newcastle). The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Eastern Europe: The common and the particular.

Dr. Helle Juel Jensen (Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, Aarhus University). Harvesting implements and early Danish agriculture. A view from the microscope.

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Discussion & lunch
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Dr. Ziga Smit & Simona Petru (Department for Low and Medium Energy Physics, Jozef Stefan Institute). Usewear induced deposition on flint tools: Compositional studies by PIXE.

Livia Calani (Department of Archaeological Sciences, Pisa University). Micrower analysis on Neolithic stone tools working edges: An Italian test case.

Dr. Helle Juel Jensen (Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, Aarhus University). Use wear on flint tools: Some thoughts on late Mesolithic and Early Neolithic functional patterns.

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Discussion & wine
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Thursday 9 May

Dr. Jak Yakar (Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University). On the question of possible Anatolian influence in the Neolithization process in southern Europe?

Velicka Macanova (Historical Museum, Pazardjik). Early Neolithic in Bulgaria.

Tatjana Stefanova (Institute of Archaeology, Bulgarian Academy of Science) Pottery from the "Monochrome Early Neolithic horizon" and "Karanovo I horizon": Comparative analysis.

Dr. Ivana Radovanovic (Department of Archaeology, Belgrade University) Mesolithic - Neolithic transition in Lepenski vir context

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Discussion & lunch
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Dr. Mihael Budja (Department of Archaeology, Ljubljana University). Transition to farming in the Caput Adriae Region: Interpretative backgrounds.

Dr. Giovanni Boschian & Emanuela Montagnari (Department of Archaeology, Trieste University). Site use and land exploitation in the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Trieste Karst.

Andrea Pessina & Mauro Rottoli (Department of Archaeological Sciences, Pisa University). New evidences on the earliest farming cultures in Northern Italy: Archaeological and paleobothanical data.

 

 

Friday 10 May

Field excursion

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Discussion & wine
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