Making Meat: practices and representations

IEHCA Conference Making Meat: practices and representations Tours, 29 November to 1 December 2012 Call for Papers Meat Conference Tours 2012 Conference theme With the domestication of pasture-fattened animals, man gradually assumed control of the animal world for the purpose of livestock production – a major revolution with numerous consequences. Meat production, in particular, was … Leggi tutto

Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche LXI – 2011

E’ disponibile il volume LXI, 2011, della Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche
21×30 cm, 371 pp. ill. b/n, Firenze, 2011. € 95 ISSN 0035-6514
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SEGNALAZIONI DEI SOCI sabato 31 marzo 2012 alle ore 16.30 all’inaugurazione della mostra SELIM Passo tra i passi (Tempo della materia) 31 marzo – 9 settembre 2012 Museo Archeologico del Finale INVITO

The Intangible Elements of Culture

SEGNALAZIONI DEI SOCI 21/22/23 November, 2012 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE The Intangible Elements of Culture in the Ethnoarchaeological Research COLLOQUE INTERNATIONALE Les éléments intangibles de la culture dans la recherche ethnoarchéologique The conference will be held in Rome, in the CNR (P.le A. Moro). CALL FOR PAPERS

Ritorno in Armenia

giovedì 22 marzo, ore 21 FIRENZE – Circolo Vie Nuove (viale D. Giannotti 13) Miljenko Domijan capo conservatore Beni culturali della Croazia “Ritorno in Armenia: le architetture del sacro” Introduce: Piero Pruneti direttore di Archeologia Viva INGRESSO LIBERO Info: 055.5062303

Not Just Meat


18th EAA Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finland,
August 30 – September 1, 2012

Call for papers
SESSION Not Just Meat: The Role of Plants in Paleonutritional Reassessment
Understanding human diet before plant and animal domestication is a challenge. Survival of material remains is variable but bones frequently survive more readily than plants, this has led to a traditional focus on meat. It is now becoming clear however, that plants were consumed and processed deep into the Palaeolithic. There is though little data on the role of plants in Palaeolithic and later pre agricultural nutrition and more broadly, the way the need for plants might have influenced behavioral choices among hunter-gatherers.

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EAA Annual Meeting in Helsinki

Call for Papers: 18th EAA Annual Meeting 2012, Helsinki, Finland, 29
August–1 September

The Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the European Association of
Archaeologists will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from 29 August to 1
September, 2012 at the University of Helsinki. The meeting is
organised by the University of Helsinki, the National Board of
Antiquities, the Finnish Antiquarian Society and the Archaeological
Society of Finland.
The main themes of this year’s meeting are:
Archaeological Heritage Resource Management, Interpreting the
Archaeological Record, Maritime Archaeology and Perspectives on
Archaeology in the Modern World. The Annual Meeting is also proud to
host the Medieval Europe Research Congress. A list of the more than 75
sessions organised on these themes can be found in the Annual Meeting

The Scientific Committee is now inviting submission of abstracts for
individual papers. Paper abstracts should not exceed 200 words and should
include the name(s), affiliation(s) and contact information for the author(s).
The paper abstracts may be submitted at submission system
Abstracts must be submitted by 31 March, 2012. Please note that all
conference delegates must be current members of the EAA.
Paper abstracts submission deadline 31 March, 2012
Deadline for early fee registration 1 June, 2012

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Master in Preistoria europea a Newcastle


The School of Historical Studies at Newcastle University (UK)
is delighted to announce the launch of a new Masters degree in Later European Prehistory
to start in Autumn 2012. This degree will mainly focus on the Neolithic,
Copper and Bronze Age archaeology of Europe including the British Isles, but
will also include some Mesolithic and Iron Age archaeology.
Further details including costs, funding opportunities, language entry requirements, and how to apply can be found here

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