Archive for the ‘Conference’ Category

  • EAA 2017 Call for Papers: HAEMUS and Novitas Heritage hosting how Living History can help to interpret Archaeological Heritage

    on Feb 16, 17 • in Archaeology, Conference, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off on EAA 2017 Call for Papers: HAEMUS and Novitas Heritage hosting how Living History can help to interpret Archaeological Heritage

    EAA 2017, Maastricht, NL Call for Papers Using Live Interpretation, Living History / Re-enactment and Museum Theatre to interpret Archaeological Heritage   Session: #330 Theme: Interpreting the archaeological record Session format: Discussion session: session with pre-circulated papers Title: Using Live Interpretation, Living History / Re-enactment and Museum Theatre to interpret Archaeological Heritage. Content: Heritage Sites use a number of tools to interpret their stories for the public. Live interpretation, also called costumed interpretation, uses live actors who portray the role of a historical persona. These characters tell the story more effectively than a static display, but also

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  • Student conference on Balkan archaeology in Sofia (2016)

    on May 10, 16 • in Archaeology, Bulgaria, Conference, News • with Comments Off on Student conference on Balkan archaeology in Sofia (2016)

    The Department of Archaeology of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the National Institute of Archaeology with Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences jointly organize an international doctoral student conference. It will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from 17 to 20 November 2016. The conference topic this year is Balkan Archaeology. Our goal is to facilitate working contacts between the youngest researchers of Balkan past. Presentations will be grouped in three sections: Prehistory, Classical Archaeology, and Mediaeval Archaeology. All doctoral students of archaeology working in this field are welcome. We recommend that participants discuss the subjects

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  • Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 11, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Craft, Design, Ethnography, Etnology, Neolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    Zlata Blazeska (Department of archaeology, University of Skopje, Skopje), Jasemin Nazim (Museum of Macedonia, Skopje) The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia A series of negative impressions in clay have been recovered during the excavations at Neolithic settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia. At all impressions has identified the same technique of craftsmanship – weft twining with paired weft. Textile impressions are distinguished according to the thickness of the weft threads used and their density. Weft twining is a very old technique and is considered to be halfway between some prehistoric

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  • HAEMUS lectures at Buzău County Museum, Romania

    on Dec 10, 15 • in Archaeology, Conference, Lecturing, Management, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania • with Comments Off on HAEMUS lectures at Buzău County Museum, Romania

    On 26.11 and 27.11.2015, an international conferences in collaboration between HAEMUS and the Buzău County Museum as a host institution, was organized at the amphitheater of the Buzău County Museum. The topics such as “Managing the heritage somewhere between an archaeology and Indiana Jones?” and ’How cultural institutions from 21st century can involve the teenagers in management of the heritage: education, promotion and values”, were address both, to young people and teachers. The lectures intended to present the ways of managing the archaeological heritage in particular and cultural heritage in general. The conferences draw a

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  • Video: Goce Naumov – The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 8, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Ethnography, Etnology, Neolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Technology • with Comments Off on Video: Goce Naumov – The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia

    Goce Naumov (Euro Balkan University, Skopje) Of Miniatures and Hybrids: The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia The figurines and anthropomorphic ceramic hybrids in the Balkan Neolithic were often over generalized in the archaeological interpretation. Mostly, they were identified with a pantheon of goddesses or recently as anonymous individuals representing the Neolithic perception of human body. Obviously these two directions of interpretation are not convincing and generally are based on data not studied thoroughly. They are essentially established on assumptions inspired only by the published images of artifacts and not

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  • Video: Catherine Commenge – Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 5, 15 • in Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Video: Catherine Commenge – Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia

    Catherine Commenge (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – CNRS, Paris) Technical Systems and the Social Dynamics of the Transmission of the “Neolithic package” in the Southwestern Balkans: Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia Technical studies that consider technical choices and the “know-how” behind technical processes, closely dependent on the identity of their makers and on their sources of tradition in manufacturing, are a fruitful field for appreciating processes of cultural transmission and spatiotemporal dynamics. The very genesis of those technical systems has to be examined in so far as processes have already

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