XVII° UISPP WORLD CONGRESS IN BURGOS (SPAIN) September 2014
Special colloquium/ Colloque
THE REVOLUTION OF THE SIXTIES IN PREHISTORY AND PROTOHISTORY
Co-organisé par /Co-organized by Colin Renfrew, François Djindjian & Alessandro Guidi
(UISPP commission 4 and commission 1)
Theme of the conference
The post second war period (1955-1975) has been a revolution in the history of Prehistory and Protohistory : new paradigms (“new archaeology”), advanced field techniques, new disciplines (Archeometry, Geoarchaeology, etc.) and major methodological and technical advances, which have diffused in the whole archaeological field. The colloquium has the purpose to remember this golden age and to replace it in the general context of the progress of Sciences.
Absolute dating, aerial survey, archaeobotany, Archeometry, attribute analysis, biostratigraphy, casting, civil work machine use, chronostratigraphy, computing archaeology, culture resource management, data retrieval systems, dendrochronology, environment reconstitution, experimentation, functionalism, Geoarchaeology, geophysical survey, Harris diagrams, hypothetico deductive approach, image processing, lacustrine archaeology, large excavation programs, large open surface excavations, logicism, magnetism, micromorphology, mathematical modeling, multidimensional data analysis, paleoclimatology, paleodemography, physical-chemical characterization, quantitative archaeology, rescue archaeology, restoration, sampling, seriation, spatial analysis, statistics, underwater archaeology, systemic analysis, typologies, use wear analysis, etc.