Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


Nostoi. Indigenous Culture, Migration and Integration in the Aegean Islands and Western Anatolia during the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age

Country & City: Turkey, Istanbul
Venue: Anadolu Medeniyetleri Araştırma Merkezi - Research Center Anatolian Studies (Istiklal Caddesi No 181, Beyoğlu)
Date & Time: 2011/03/31 - 2011/04/03

THURSDAY, March 31st
08:00-08:45 Registration. Coffee and Tea
08:45-09:00 Welcoming: N. Stampolidis, Ç. Maner, K. Kopanias

Session I. General
Chair: J. D. Hawkins
09:00-09:40 P. Mountjoy (Keynote), ‘The East Aegean-West Anatolian Interface in the Late Bronze Age: some Aspects arising from the Pottery’

09:40-10:10 P. Pavúk, ‘Between the Aegean and the Hittites. The Western Anatolia in 2nd Millenium BC’

10:10-10:40 R. Becks, ‘Settlement patterns and socio-political landscape of Western Anatolian in the Late Bronze Age – A geoarchaeological view’

10:40-11:10 M. Alparslan, ‘The History of Western Anatolia during the Hittite Period’

11:10-11:40 Coffee Break

Session II. Migration
Chair: A. Yener
11:40-12:10 M. R. Bachvarova, ‘Migrations in the Anatolian Epic Tradition’

12:10-12:40 P. Hnila & C. Ch. Aslan, ‘Migration and Integration at Troy at the end of Late Bronze Age to Iron Age’

12:40-13:10 K. Kopanias, ‘The Mushki/Phrygian problem from the Near Eastern point of view’

13:10-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-15:00 M. Kerschner, ‘From Luwian Abasa to Ionian Ephesos: Is there material evidence for the Ionian Migration?’

15:00-15:30 F. Fragkopoulou, ‘Ionian Migration’

N. Mac Sweeney, ‘The ‘Ionian Migrations’: Representation and Reality’ (will be presented on Friday, April 1st, 9:00)

Session III. Geography: a. Aegean
Chair: N. Stampolidis

15:30-16:00 F. Seroglou & D. Sfakianakis, ‘The Eastern insular arc between Crete and Anatolia. Aspects and parameters during the transition from Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age’

16:00- 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:00 J. Eerbeek, ‘The ‘Mycenaeans’ in the southeastern Aegean revisited’

17:00-17:30 S. Vitale & A. Trecarichi, ‘Koan Local Traditions during the Mycenaean Age. A Contextual and Functional Analysis of Anatolianizing Ceramics from the “Serraglio”, Eleona, and Langada’

17:30-18:00 M. Georgiadis & A. Vlachopoulos , ‘The Cyclades and the Dodecanese during the post-palatial period: migrations and indigenous developments’

FRIDAY, April 1st
8:30-9:00: Coffee and Tea

Session III. Geography: a. Aegean
Chair: A. Michailidou

09:00-09:30 N. Mac Sweeney, ‘The ‘Ionian Migrations’: Representation and Reality’

09:30-10:00 J. W. Earle, ‘Mycenaeanization on Melos: A View from the Phylakopi Pantries’

10:00-10:30 L. Girella & P. Pavúk, ‘Minoanisation, Acculturation, Hybridisation: the evidence of the Minoan presence in the NE Aegean between Middle and Late Bronze Age’

10:30-11:00 A. Dale, ‘The East Shore of Lesbos: Anatolian Elements in the Culture of Early Greek Lesbos’

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 L. Coluccia, ‘Hephaestia: new data on the Mycenaean presence on Lemnos during the Late Bronze Age’

12:00-12:30 L. Danile, ‘Lemnos in the Early Iron Age: The Pottery from Hephaestia’

Session III. Geography: b. Anatolia
Chair: F. Pirson

12:30-13:10 A. Yener (Keynote), ‘Alalakh and the new chronology’

13:10-13:40 R. Yağcı, ‘Kizzuwatna in the Bronze Age and in Later Periods: Continuity and/or Discontinuity?’

13:40-14:40 Lunch Break

14:40-15:10 E. Ünlü, ‘Late Bronze-Early Iron Age Transitional Pottery from the Northeast Mediterranean Settlements’

15:10-15:40 B. Hürmüzlü & P. Iversen, ‘Intercultural Relations in Northwest Pisidia in the Iron Age: Konane and Tymandos’

15:40-16:10 N. Momigliano & B. Aksoy, ‘Lycia before the Lycians’

16:10- 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:00 O. Hülden, ‘Tombs of the Early Iron Age in Lycia, Karia and ‘Northern Lycia’. The question of their origin and ethnicity’

17:00-17:30 I. Kaiser & J. Zurbach, ‘Late Bronze Age Miletus – The Anatolian face’

17:30-18:00 M. Krumme, ‘Geometric Miletus’

SATURDAY, April 2nd
08:30-09:00 Coffee and tea

Session III. Geography: b. Anatolia
Chair: P. Mountjoy

09:00-09:30 V. Şahoğlu, ‘Çeşme-Bağlararası: A Western Anatolian Harbour Settlement at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age’

09:30-10:00 R. Meriç, ‘Bademgediği Tepe: A fortified settlement in Arzawa-Mira. An attempt to locate Hittite Puranda’

10:00-10:30 S. Günel, ‘Çine-Tepecik: New Contributions on Late Bronze Age Cultures in Western Anatolia’

10:30-11:00 S. Votruba, ‘Liman Tepe during the Late Bronze Age’

11:00-11:30 Y. Ersoy, ‘Klazomenai in the Iron Age. Defining Cultural Characteristics of the Early Ionic Settlement’

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-12:30 R. Aslan, ‘Late Bronze Age settlement hierarchy in the Troad and Troia’

Session IV. Trade
Chair: C. Rutherford

12:30-13:00 A. Michailidou, ‘Profit oriented traders in the Aegean and Anatolia in the 2nd millennium B.C.: Inter-cultural concepts of measurement and value’

13:00-13:30 E. Kozal, ‘Imports from the Eastern Mediterranean in Late Bronze Age Anatolia’

13:30-14:30 Lunch Break

Session V. Cult, Social and Intercultural Aspects
Chair: A. P. Agelarakis

14:30-15:00 A. Teffeteller, ‘Songs Across the Sea: Anatolian and Aegean Poetic Traditions’

15:00-15:30 C. Rutherford, ‘Arzawan Rituals and Greek Religion’

15:30-16:00 A. M. Carstens, ‘The Great Goddess of Anatolia and her Greek daughters. On Late Bronze Age roots in rituals, architecture and iconography’

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:00 G. Zenoni, ‘From Western to Eastern Anatolia: reconsidering the Aegean presence in the peripheries of the Hittite world’

17:00-17:30 Z. Simon, ‘Against the identification of Karkiša with Carians’

17:30-18:00 K. Giannakos, ‘The Aegean type Sword found at Hattusas and the Written Sources about the Exchange of Technology at the Late Bronze Age’

SUNDAY, April 3rd
08:30-09:00 Coffee and tea

Session V. Cult, Social and Intercultural Aspects
Chair: J. Aruz

09:00-09:30 R. Vaessen, ‘The social role of pottery production and use on the west coast of Asia Minor in the transition from Bronze to Iron Age’

09:30-10:00 Ç. Maner, ‘Who are they? The Social Identity of Western Anatolia and the Aegean Islands in the LBA’

10:00-10:30 J. Makrišová, ‘Always on the Lookout for the Greeks: “Pre-colonial” Western Anatolia’

10:30-11:00 A. Leriou, ‘Identifying Early Iron Age Cultural Groups in Western Anatolia: A Reconsideration’

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

12:00-12:30 M. Mikrakis, ‘Cross-cultural interaction in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Early Iron Age: A View from Seal Engraving’

12:30-13:00 M. Louka-Skoula, ‘Early Iron Age Routes of personal adornment’

13:00-13:30 E. Gorogianni, J. Cutler, R. D. Fitzsimons, ‘Something Borrowed, Something New: Possible Archaeological Evidence for Foreign Brides as Catalysts for Acculturation at Ayia Irini, Kea’

13:30-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-15:00 M. Pieniazek, ‘Women on the border of different worlds: dress and body ornaments as a testimony to cross-cultural influences in the northern area of the Aegean in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age across the Aegean: from Hallstatt Balkans to the Anatolian Coast’

15:00-15:30 A. P. Agelarakis, ‘Klazomenaean Ties to Three Continents: Two of their Ambassadors Speak’

15:30-16:00 J. D. Hawkins (Keynote), ‘The Political Geography of Arzawa (Western Anatolia)’
16:00-16:30 Final Discussion

All presentations – except keynotes – will be 20 minutes. A 5-10 minutes discussion
will follow. Keynote papers will be 30 minutes and will have an additional 5-10
minutes for discussion.

Organizers: Prof. Nikolaos Chr. Stampolidis (University of Crete), Çiğdem Maner M.A. (Koç University), Dr. Konstantinos Kopanias (University of Athens)
Place of Conference: Anadolu Medeniyetleri Araştırma Merkezi
Research Center Anatolian Studies
Date: March 31st – April 3rd 2011
Address: Istiklal Caddesi No. 181 Merkez Han, Beyoğlu – Istanbul
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