Posts Tagged ‘Balkan’

  • Prehistoric conference 2015: “Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory”, March 13-14, Skopje, Macedonia

    on May 12, 14 • in Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Prehistoric conference 2015: “Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory”, March 13-14, Skopje, Macedonia

    The prehistoric period in the Balkans undoubtedly attracts attention related to the questions about the spatial and temporal boundaries of the ancient societies, showing the common patterns, or maybe interweaving cultures. The conference theme “Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory” is designed to encourage and inspire different ways of thinking about the past in the prehistory of the Balkan peninsula. Official web site: http://balkanprehistory2015.com/ The main aim of the conference is to gather the experts from the Balkans and wider, and to discuss the latest achievements in the field of archaeology. The topics

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  • International Conference Heidelberg – Balkan Dialogues

    on Apr 25, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Cultural heritage, News, Prehistory • with Comments Off on International Conference Heidelberg – Balkan Dialogues

    Balkan Dialogues Spatial Boundaries and Cultural Identities in the Prehistoric Balkans International Conference Heidelberg 2-3 May 2014 The relationship between material culture and group identity is a major concern for the discipline of prehistoric archaeology and, simultaneously, a highly political issue. In the Balkans, (re)constructions of prehistoric identities still tend to follow the political borders established after the Second World War or to reflect current political aspirations. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent end of the socialist regimes in the Balkans, a new generation of scholars is struggling to

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  • HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    on Apr 23, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Book, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Internet, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    It is our privilege and great pleasure to announce the second issue of Haemus journal, entitled HAEMUS Journal Vol.2 (2013), an electronic journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan peninsula, but also covering a wide range of related interdisciplinary topics. The aim of the journal, which is based on the principles of open educational resources and Creative Commons licenses – is to gather and present the latest developments in the historiography and archaeological research of the Balkans, both in terms of methodology and in terms of content. The content of the journal is based on

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  • Download Free Archaeology Books From the Getty Museum

    on Apr 3, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Cultural heritage, Culture, History, News • with Comments Off on Download Free Archaeology Books From the Getty Museum

    Getty Publications just announced the launch of its Virtual Library, where readers can freely browse and download hundreds books from the publisher’s backlist catalogue. The Virtual Library consists of texts associated with several Getty institutions. Readers can view extensively researched exhibition catalogues from the J. Paul Getty Museum, including art books. The collection also contains detailed treatises on art conservation from the Getty Conservation Institute, and scholarly works from the Getty Research Institute, both of which include a multitude of books on specialized topics.   All of the Getty’s virtual library volumes are available in PDF format, and can be added to your Google Books

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  • HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    on Mar 1, 14 • in Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    Official Announcement submitted to UNESCO headquarter ‘Happy First of March’ is an annual event held by HAEMUS – Centre for scientific research and promotion of culture from Skopje on 01.03. This tradition celebrates both the beginning of the spring and ancient custom connected with wearing martinki . The martinki are hand-made and given as present to one’s closest friends and family, a custom practiced for hundreds of years. On this day, red and white tassels, pom-poms and knit (braided) bracelets, all known as martinki, are given to the loved ones who pin them on clothing

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  • CfP: 7th International Association for Southeast European Anthropology Congress, Istanbul 2014

    on Feb 3, 14 • in Anthropology, Conference, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on CfP: 7th International Association for Southeast European Anthropology Congress, Istanbul 2014

    7th InASEA Conference “Cultures of Crisis: Experiencing and Coping With Upheavals and Disasters in Southeast Europe”, Sept. 18–21, 2014 Istanbul, Turkey Call for Papers Both the history of the last two centuries and the present of Southeast Europe are marked by deep transformations and upheavals. The emergence and disappearance of states, ethnic conflicts and wars, the fundamental changes of political systems and social order, deep economic crises as well as natural disasters are only the more visible ones of these upheavals. Many of these events were experienced as deep crises that forced people to adapt

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