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International Archaeology Day 2018 – short review



To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2018, HAEMUS” organized a series of lectures in the field of archaeology starting at 19:00, on November 15, 2018, at the EU Infocentre in Skopje.

The event was promotional in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America. Its primary goal is to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The International Day of Archaeology is a world event that celebrates archaeology and raises awareness of archaeology as a science, at the same time providing an opportunity for public participation in archaeological activities and debates. The speakers at the event were given 15-20 min. for their presentations, followed by questions from the audience and a debate.

The event actually was organized by the UNESCO Club HAEMUS, under UNESCO motto of “Open Educational Resources” (OER) and the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The event was fully supported by the Ministry of culture of Macedonia.

Official HAEMUS page on AIA web site and photo gallery by EU Infocentre Skopje.


1 Dr. Lidija Kovacheva (EuroBalkan, Skopje)
   Plague Through Antiquity and Byzantium and Its Perception in the Macedonian Folk Legends

2  Julijana Ivanova (Local Archaeological and Historical museum “Terracotta” Vinica, Vinica)
    The Mystery of Vinica  Terracotta “Icons”

3 Dr. Olgica Kuzmanovska (Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Department of physics, Skopje)
    Kokino Sky and Its Significance in the Bronze Age Rituals

15 min. break

4  Anica Gjorgjievska (NI Institute and Museum Bitola, Bitola)
    Heraclea Lyncestis – Pearl of Antiquity

5  Dushko Temelkovski (NI Institute and Museum Prilep, Prilep)
    Stibera – Macedonian Pompeii

6 Dr. Nikos Chausidis (Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Art History and Archaeology, Skopje)
   “River people” of the Northeren Black Sea and Macedonia