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4th NEOLITHIC SEMINAR

The Neolithization of Europe: Regional approaches

Ljubljana 26 - 31 May 1997

 

Monday 26 May

Reception at the Department of Archaeology

Reception in the National museum

 

 

Tuesday 27 May

Introduction to the Seminar

Dr. Stefan Karel Kozlowski (Uniwersytet Warszawski). Pre-Neolithic flint industries of Northern Mediterranean: the process of Castelnovisation

Dr. Joao Zilhao (Ministerio da Cultura Lisboa). The origins of agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula: geographical variation of the evidence and its confrontation with conflicting interpretative models ***

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Discussion & lunch
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Dr. Joan Bernabeu Auban (Universitat de Valencia). The spread of farming. Recent approaches in West Mediterranean countries

Dr. Preston Miracle (University of Cambridge). Early Holocene foragers in the Karst of Northern Istria

Dr. Mihael Budja (University of ljubljana). The spread of farming in Adriatic region: from Herodotos to Cavalli-Sforza

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Discussion & wine
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Wednesday 28 May

Dr. Joao Zilhao (Ministerio da Cultura Lisboa). The taphonomic filter: a critical evaluation of current models for the emergence of agro-pastoral economies in Europe

Dr. Liliana Janik (University of Cambridge). The role of Mesolithic communities in establishing Neolithic economy in Europe

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Discussion & lunch
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Dr. Adam Gardner (University of Cambridge). Biotic response to early Holocene human activity: results from palaeoecological analyses of two sites on Ljubljana Moor.

Mag. Simona Petru (National museum of Slovenia). Stone tools from Mala triglavca: two methods of the use wear analysis.

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Discussion & wine
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