The rise of Bronze Age society: new results from science and archaeology

Prehistoric Society 2013 EUROPA Conference

in honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen

 The rise of Bronze Age society: new results from science and archaeology

Friday 14th June

Morning session: Death and trade

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Funerary monuments presented by Mads Kähler Holst

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The interaction of metal and amber in the light of lead isotope data by Johan Ling

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Anne Lene Melheim present her paper Tracing the 2nd millennium copper trade from the Scandinavian perspective

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early afternoon session: Textile production and trade

 

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Karin M. Frei and Sophie Bergerbrant presents their joint paper Textiles

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Serena Sabatini talks about Revisiting Late Bronze Age Copper Oxhide Ingots and Copper trade in the Mediterranean: meanings, questions and perspectives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Late afternoon session,Technology, people, settlement and rock art

 

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Jo Sofaer talks about ‘Creativity and craft in Bronze Age Europe

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Landscape re-organisation and rock art in Late Bronze Age Scandinavia a paper presented by Peter Skoglund

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New aDNA results given by Morten Allentoft in the paper Initial results from ancient DNA
analysis of Bronze Age human remains

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote speaker

 

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Friday ends with keynote speaker Douglas Price The spread of bronze and the movement of people in prehistoric Europe

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Stuart Needhamn chair session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 15th June

John Stanley Bell Theatre, Richmond Building, University of Bradford

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Micheal Rowlands giving his paper The dynamics of civilisations – comparative trajectories of Africa and Europe

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Tim Earle talked about The spread of bronze and the movement of people in prehistoric Europe

Professor Kristian Kristiansen is given the suprise Festschrift ”Counterpoint: Essays in Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen” eds S. Bergerbrant and S. Sabatini (BAR S 2508) by the editors

Kristian Kristiansen receives the book Counterpoint: essays in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in Honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen, BAR S2508 in Bradford 15th of June 2013

The editors gives the book in Honour to professor Kristiansen

Professor Kristian Kristiansen receives the book Counterpoint: Essays in Archaeology and heritage Studies in Honour of  Professor  Kristiann Kristiansen, the 14th of June 2013 in Bradford

Professor Kristian Kristiansen receives the Festschrift

Lectures continues

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Bronze Age body maps. Reflections on the representation of the human body during the ScandinavianBronze Age paper given by Marie Louise Stig Sørensen

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Helle Vandkilde present new research on the Nordic Bronze Age beginnings

 

Afternoon Session

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Jens Henrik Bech talking about Thy in Bronze Age settlement, landscape
and land use in Northwest Jutland – the Thy Project in retrospect

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Bringing us east did Professor Svend Hansen with his paper Looking east: Bronze Age societies of Eurasia

Europa Prize and Europa lecture

 

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Prehistoric Societies president Alison Sheridan presnet 2013 winner of the Europa prize Professor Kristiansen

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Professor Kristian Kristiansen gives his Europa lecture The rise of Bronze Age society: some conclusions and directions for future research

Reception and mingle

Kristian playing Mingle in Bradford