Past Events 2004
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British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology Annual Conference 25-27 March 2004. School of Human and Environmental Sciences,The University of Reading. Includes international speakers, plenary sessions and workshops, one of which is on the Origins of Agriculture.
The 2004 AEA Spring meeting will be held at the University of Bradford on Saturday 24th April. Further details, including a draft programme, abstracts of papers to be presented, and a booking form can be accessed at
The programme of papers is already full, but further posters may be submitted until 1st April. Posters on any aspect of environmental archaeology are welcome, and we particularly encourage contributions from younger colleagues. Postgraduates and undergraduate students are all welcome to attend. The deadline for registration to attend the meeting is 1st April.
10th-14th May 2004 Joint NABO and SILA Arctic Center Conference “Dynamics of Northern Societies” up
NABO (North Atlantic Biocultural Organization) meeting May 10th-14th will be hosted by the Danish SILA arctic center based at the National Museum in Copenhagen (whose website www.sila.dk has info and registration forms). It looks already like this will be a very major meeting, drawing together northern researchers from Norse, paleo-Eskimo, and Inuit research teams and offering the possibility of some really productive exchanges. All papers will be published, and both papers and posters are still being accepted through 1 January 2004.
We are offering a series paper sessions of what we hope will be major cross cutting topics of wide interest, paper sessions which may be of more regional interest (N American or NW European), and a series of open workshops for less formal discussions and idea swapping. Some really outstanding post-conference excursions are also in the works, so if you can stay after the conference you will have several options to enjoy.
As ever, feedback and ideas are very welcome. Student papers and posters are encouraged, and we would particularly like to share ideas on more effective coordination of our educational efforts (field schools, student support, exchange programs).
Joint NABO and SILA Arctic Center Conference “Dynamics of Northern Societies”.
May 10-14th 2004,
National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
This conference will bring together North Atlantic and Arctic researchers interested in long term human interactions with environment and early inter-cultural interactions, drawing on the entire circumpolar zone for a wide ranging four day meeting involving zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, human osteology, geoarchaeology, history, ethnography, and archaeology.
Major cross cutting topics include:
Special Sessions on
Paper abstracts due by 1 January 2004
Coordinator North Atlantic Biocultural Organization (NABO)
Director Hunter Bioarchaeology Laboratory
Anthropology Department, Hunter College CUNY
695 Park Ave, NYC 10021 USA
fax: 212 772 5423
phone: 212 772 5410
Further details available at: http://site148.webhost4life.com/macatalunya/girona/activitats.asp
The organising committee invites you to attend the 9th International Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology, held in collaboration with the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany and the 8th International Congress of the International Society of Ethnopharmacology, at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
The theme of the congress is Ethnobiology, Social Change and Displacement and will emphasize the role of ethnobiology in a rapidly changing world characterised by the movement of people, natural resources and knowledge. We look forward to welcoming an internationally diverse set of visitors to what will be a full and exciting programme of talks, workshops and visits.
Further details at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology/ice2004/
Conference Theme: Fauna and Flora in the Ancient Near East
The Department of Classical, Near and Far Eastern and Religious Studies (formerly the Department of Semitics) of the University of South Africa, hereby cordially invite Assyriologists, Near Eastern archaeologists and scholars in related fields of study to convene for the 50th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, in South Africa, in 2004. In accordance with the theme, this auspicious gathering will be hosted in the thematically appropriate setting of Skukuza, from 2-6 August 2004
Further details at: www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=13643
Economic and environmental changes during the 4th and 3rd millenium BC
To mark the 25th anniversary of the AEA, the Federseemuseum Bad Buchau, the Nationalmuseum of Denmark and the Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg are organizing a two-day symposium followed by two excursions in the northern Alpine Foreland and around the Federsee (EU-life project). Social programmes include a reception in the historical “Mirror hall” of the monastery of Bad Buchau, a conference dinner in the Federsee Museum, a visit to the excavations of the Neolithic wetland site of Torwiesen II (dated 3280 BC), an evening excursion to the lake Federsee, and two separate fieldtrips. Conference languages are English and German.
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You can also download a registration form HERE (PDF 241 kb)