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AEGEAN LECTURES | 2020

Friday, 31 January 2020, 19:00

Kinship relations & Social organisation in 8th-century BC Attica: the archaeological data (in Greek)

Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens)

Kinship relations & Social organisation in 8th-century BC Attica:  the archaeological data (in Greek)

The notion of kinship is of immense importance for the study of early societies, due to its major role in all aspects of life. In Homeric and Ηesiodic narrations, the idea of descent from a clan/tribe is missing. Kinship appears as a fluid notion, not strictly determinable through biology, but as a combined construction of biological relatedness and desired connection.

Friday, 28 February 2020, 19:00

The Early Bronze Age settlement at Koropi: excavating an early urban center at Mesogeia, Attica (lecture in Greek)

Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens)

The Early Bronze Age settlement at Koropi: excavating an early urban center at Mesogeia, Attica (lecture in Greek)

The Early Bronze Age settlement at Koropi is, to date, the largest settlement in Attica. Since the 80’s, the  rescue excavations of the B’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities and subsequently the Ephorate of Antiquities of East Attica, have revealed extensive architectural remains and numerous findings.