PoCA 2019 – Program

16th Meeting on Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology: 13th-15th June 2019, Humboldt University of Berlin

Meeting from 13th to 15th of June, 2019 at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany

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Thursday, June 13th, Room 2070A (UdL6)
15:00 Registration
Session I. Late Antique to Early Medieval Times
16:00 S. Panayiotou:
Condominium, Neutralization or Something Else? A Re-examination of Primary Sources concerning the Political Status of Cyprus (649-965 AD)
16:30 M. Metzger
Cyprus and the Christian East in Late Antiquity: A doctoral study on the question of relics
17:00 C. Keane:
Re-examining urban shifts in 7th/8th century Cyprus: settlement and agency
18:00 Keynote Lecture
Giorgos Papantoniou (Nicosia):
Classical Archaeology and Cyprus in the 21st Century
Reception at the University
Friday, June 14th, Room 2095B (UdL6)
08:30 Welcome Address and Introduction
Session II. Cyprus and the Mediterranean Network
A. Interactions and Exchange
08:45 M. Hadjigavriel:
From Clay and Beyond: Tracing Interactions in Late Chalcolithic Cyprus
09:15 G. Bourogiannis:
Cypriot connectivity in the Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the Cypro-Classical period: Introducing the CyCoMed research project
B. From Cyprus to the World: Pottery Exports
09:45 S. Vilain:
On the Cypriot White Painted productions and other local ceramics inspired by them in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period
10:15 A. Dimitrova:
Archaic Cypriot imports in the Black Sea
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
C. Attic Imports to Cyprus
11:00 V. Lewandowski:
Attic pottery from Marion
11:30 A. Schaffer:
Greek Vases in an ancient kingdom on Cyprus. Some thoughts about the Attic pottery found in Tamassos
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
Session III. Cultural Contacts and Travelling Ideas
13:00 A. Saggio/J. Ahola:
A Game of Change. Board games in the changing Bronze Age Cypriot society
13:30 B. Stärz:
Female shaped handles – Toilet Objects of daily Use?
14:00 P. Jablonsky:
New Research on the anthropoid sarcophagi from Cyprus
14:30 A. Paule:
Solar Symbols and Solar Eclipses in Archaic Cyprus
15:00 S. Çonka:
Did Ancient Cyprus play a role in transmitting the architectural idea of ‘female-figured supportive column’ from ‘the East’ to ‘the West’ and Who are the contributors
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Session IV. Paphian Studies
16:00 C. Peverelli:
Exploring Palaepaphos During the Classical Period: Preliminary Remarks on The Evreti Residential Area and its Wells (TE I and VII)
16:30 A. Halczuk:
Micro-regionalism within the Paphian kingdom. Epigraphic evidence
17:00 M. Romaniuk:
Terracotta pipes and the studies on the ancient water system in the residential district (Maloutena area) of Nea Paphos
17:30 J. Mikocka:
Studies on the late Roman insula from Maloutena district in Nea Paphos: architecture, functions, analogies
Saturday, June 15th, Room 1.401 (DOR24)
Session V. The Divine Sphere: Cypriot Sanctuaries
A. Golgoi
08:00 M. Kamenou:
Communicating with the divine: an interpretation of the votive reliefs from the sanctuary of Apollo at Golgoi
B. Idalion
08:30 S. Horacek:
The ‘Phoenician palmette capitals’ from the so-called Astarte-Aphrodite sanctuary of a female deity on the eastern acropolis of Idalion
09:00 A. Walther:
The Terracottas from the so-called Temple of Aphrodite in Idalion
09:30 F. Schwake:
The Cypriot finds of Max Ohnefalsch-Richter – Processing two plates published in 1889
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
C. Tamassos
10:30 F. Schimpf:
Excavations at Tamassos 1970-1980: The inner-city sanctuaries
11:00 K. Juergens:
At the gates of Tamassos: the sanctuary of Apollon in the Pediaios
D. Cult in Roman times
11:30 A. Ochał-Czarnowicz:
The religious landscape of Roman Cyprus and the cult of heroes – some remarks
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
Session VI. Art History or History of Art?
13:00 A. Cazzola:
Art History in Ancient Cyprus. A methodological approach, and the attempt to reconsider the role of the art historian of antiquity
13:30 A. Reeve:
Figures in a landscape: the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection of ancient Cypriot figurines
Session VII. New Scientific Approaches
A. Archaeobotanical Approaches
14:00 M. Rousou:
Vegetation history and the exploitation and use of plant resources in Pre-Pottery Neolithic Cyprus: an assessment of the current state of the archaeobotanical research
14:30 G. Ioannou:
Health, Disease and Diet in the Hellenistic/Roman Paphos: the bioarchaeology of Ktima Upper City necropolis
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
B. Archaeometallurgical Approaches
15:30 D. Ioannides:
Enkomi: a metalworking center. New evidence from the examination of metallurgical ceramics
16:00 Th. Christoforou:
The Archaeometallurgical activities on the Landscape of the north-eastern foothills of Troodos (central Cyprus). Past and New Information and its importance to Cyprus Heritage
C. Communicating Cultural Heritage
16:30 F. Dolcetti/F. Pettorini:
Social media and the development of archaeological communication practices: the case for Erimi Archaeological Project (Cyprus)
17:00 Final discussion
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