Archive for the ‘Anthropology’ Category

  • Catastrophic Climate Change Ends Bronze Age Civilisation

    on Aug 20, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bronze age, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Catastrophic Climate Change Ends Bronze Age Civilisation

    Archaeologists have long debated what caused the Late Bronze Age (LBA) world of the Eastern Mediterranean, a rich network of Aegean, Egyptian, Syro-Palestinian and Hittite civilizations to collapse about 1300 BC. Many scholars have cited warfare, political unrest and natural disaster as factors. But a new study supports the theory that climate change was largely responsible. Collapse of cultures Pollen grains from Cyprus provided the clue that a huge drought hit the region about 3,200 years ago. Inscriptions and clay tablets have described crop failures, famines and war all occurring during the same timeframe, suggesting

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  • The BASEES 2014 Annual Conference

    on Aug 18, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Cultural heritage, History, Media, News • with Comments Off on The BASEES 2014 Annual Conference

    The BASEES 2014 Annual Conference will take place 5-7 April and will be based at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Proposals are invited for panels, roundtables and papers for the 2014 Annual Conference of the British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies. Panels, roundtables and papers are welcome in the areas of Politics; History; Sociology and Geography; Film and Media, Languages and Linguistics; Literatures and Cultures; Economics. The conference especially welcomes participation by postgraduate research students and by young scholars. To propose a panel or a paper you will need to fill in a proposal form

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  • 300-Year Drought Was Downfall of Ancient Greece

    on Aug 16, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bronze age, Greece, News, Prehistory • with Comments Off on 300-Year Drought Was Downfall of Ancient Greece

    A 300-year drought may have caused the demise of several Mediterranean cultures, including ancient Greece, new research suggests. A sharp drop in rainfall may have led to the collapse of several eastern Mediterranean civilizations, including ancient Greece, around 3,200 years ago. The resulting famine and conflict may help explain why the entire Hittite culture, chariot-riding people who ruled most of the region of Anatolia, vanished from the planet, according to a study published (Aug. 14) in the journal PLOS ONE. Lost golden period Even during the heyday of Classical Greek civilization, there were hints of

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  • Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    on Jun 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Book, Exhibition, Neolithic, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    Exhibition “Neolitska umetnost na območju Republike Makedonije (Neolithic art in the region of the Republic of Macedonia), Narodni Muzej Slovenija, Ljubljana (28 May to 21 September 2008) Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia  

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  • HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    on May 26, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    Members of HAEMUS will take part at the upcoming XXVI Annual meeting of the Serbian Archaeological Society, scheduled for May – 1 June 2013 in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia. The following thematic sessions are part of the conference: Archaeotechnology: studying technology from prehistory to the Middle Ages (session convenors: Selena Vitezović and Dragana Antonović) Reconstructing prehistoric food sources and food habits: procurement,preparation and presentation of food in the Neolithic Balkans (session convenors: Dragana Filipović, Selena Vitezović, David Orton) The first millennium of Christianity – archaeological findings (session convenors: Dejan Radičević)   From bomb to quern Vasilka Dimitrovska HAEMUS &#

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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    on May 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Etnology, History, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    HAEMUS аnd the City Museum of Kratovo with the support of Arbotravel, for the International Museum Day 2013, organize an educational tour: Searching for the secrets of the medieval mining in Macedonia. The tour will take place on 19.05.2013 More info about the tour at the official Facebook page created for this event

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