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9th NEOLITHIC SEMINAR

The Neolithization of Eurasia - Reflections in Archaeology and Archaeogenetics

Ljubljana, 28 November - 1 December 2002

 

 

Thursday 28th November

17.00 Reception at the Department of Archaeology

Friday 29th November

9.00 - 13.00

Mihael Budja (Department of Archaeology, University of Ljubljana). Neolithization of Europe - Introduction to the Seminar.

Martin Richards(Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Huddersfield). Molecular genetics and farmer-dispersals in Europe.

Joachim Burger, Barbara Bramanti, Ruth Bollongino, Wolfgang Haak, Kurt W. Alt (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Anthropological Institute, Molecular Anthropology Group). Ancient DNA from Meso/Neolithic humans and cattle.

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Laurens Thissen (Independent Researcher, Amsterdam). Dating the neolithization process in Southeast Europe.

Ron Pinhasi (Department of Biological Anthropology, Cambridge University Cambridge). A new model for the spread of the first farmers in Europe.

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Discussion & lunch
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16.00 - 19.30

Mehmet Ozdogan (Prehistorya Anabalim Dal Edebiyat Fakultesi, Istanbul University). The transition from Pre-Pottery to Pottery Neolithic: Insights of a new excavation, Mezraa-Teleilat.

Ivan Vajsov (Institute of Archaeology, Bulgarian Academy of Science). Early monochrome Neolithic in Bulgaria.

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Discussion & wine
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Catherine Perles (University Paris X - Nanterre). An alternate (and old-fashioned) view of the Neolithization in Greece.

Dimitrios Vlachos (Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield). Who did it? Perspectives on the beginning of Neolithic in Greece.

Detlef Gronenborn (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt). Migration, acculturation and culture change in Temperate Europe and Eurasia, 6500 - 5000 cal BC.

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Discussion & wine
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Saturday 30th November

9.00 - 13.00

Helena and Kjel Knutsson (Department of Archaeology and ancient History, Uppsala University). Farmers or hunters. What makes the difference?

Lucyna Domanska (Institute of Archaeology, University of Lodz). Hunter-gatherers and farmers: the neighbours from the north-eastern Kuiavia, Poland.

Patricia C. Anderson (Centre d'Etudes Prehistoire, Antiquites, Moyen-Age, University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis). The threshing sledge and its products: relationship to early agricultural societies.

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Discussion, coffee/tea break
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Chaohong Zhao (Department of Archaeology, Peking University, Beijing). The early Neolithic site Dong Huling in Beijing: Excavation and Research.

Xiaohong Wu (Department of Archaeology, Peking University, Beijing). The direct and indirect dating of Neolithic pottery.

Otto Cichocki (Institute for Archaeological Science, Vienna). Wooden objects as Neolithic artefacts .

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Discussion, lunch & field excursion
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