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Student Archaeological Conference (STARCO) – 2013



4th Student Archaeological Conference (STARCO)

Silent Lambs and Big Bad Wolves: Human-Animal Relations in the Past

21-24. March 2013.

Zlatibor, Serbia

Students Archaeology Club, Department of Archaeology,
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Belgrade

Conference invitation

Students Archaeology Club from Belgrade is inviting you to the 4th Student Archaeological Conference (STARCO) – Silent Lambs an Big Bad Wolves: Human-Animal Relations in the Past which will be held from 21-24. March 2013. in Zlatibor, Serbia in Students Resort “Ratko Mitrović”.

The aim of this Conference is to continue the tradition of STARCO project which was organized in Zagreb (Croatia) in 2009, Strumica (Macedonia) in 2010, Bohinj (Slovenia) in 2011.

The expected number of lecturers is 25, and 10-15 visitors. If more than 25 students apply as lecturers we reserve the right to choose between them based on the quality of abstracts. It is expected from lecturers and visitors to be students of archaeology, but other students are not excluded.

– The participation fee for lecturers is 25 € per person.
– The participation fee for visitors is 55 € per person.

All the other information related to the conference are in the file here.

*The Conference logo is the remarkable Hyde Vase, a zoomorphic vase found at the Neolithic site of Vinča – Belo brdo, near Belgrade, Serbia. It has obvious elements of both animal and human form, having a body of a bird and a face of a human, with peculiar horns or some kind of heard at the top of its head. The vase was found together with 11 other pots in a shallow depression, suggesting a significant or even a ritual context. It is preserved in the Archaeological Collection at Faculty of Philosophy in Beolgrade.