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CALL. 06.10.2017: [PAPERS] 28th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC 2018) - Edinburgh (Sc




LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Edinburgh University (Edinburgh, Scotland)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Lucia Michielin (Classics); David Rose (Classics); Carlos Cáceres Puerto (Archaeology); Martina Astolfi (Classics); Kathleen O’Donnell (Classics)

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Following the earlier Call for Sessions, the TRAC 2018 Local Organising Committee has selected 11 sessions and 2 workshops for the final conference. Each of these sessions will consist of 6 papers and we are now inviting paper proposals to fill these sessions. Papers will be assigned a 30 minute slot and it is recommended that speakers should not talk for more than 20 minutes to allow time for questions. We encourage applicants to contact session organisers to discuss their planned paper but all proposals have to be submitted to the e-mail address. The final decision about which papers are accepted will be made by the session organizers in discussion with the TRAC 2018 Local Organising Committee. Paper proposals should include the following information: · Title of the session for which the paper should be considered · Title of the paper · Name, affiliation, postal address and email of the proposer(s) · A short abstract of the paper (no more than 300 words) The final session line-up and the Call for Papers form can be found at the TRAC website (Add link) The deadline for the submission of paper proposals is Friday 6th of October 2017 Submissions should be sent by email to the TRAC 2018 Local Organising Committee: Sessions: 1D – Defining Viridia: New Perspectives on Roman Gardens and Designed Landscapes (Kathryn Gleason, Sarah Gilboa Karni, Rona Shani Evyasaf, Samuli Simelius) 1E and 2E Double Session – Formal Approaches to Complexity in Roman Archaeology: Exploring Complex Systems and Understanding Change (Tom Brughmans, John W. Hanson, Matthew J. Mandich, Iza Romanowska) 2D – 1st General Session 3D – Quantifying Public Construction: Figure Labour, Territory exploitation and Cost of production (Christopher Courault) 3E – Beyond Adoption, Imitation, Hybridization: Representation and Visuality within and beyond the Roman Frontiers (Peter S. Wells) 4D – Remembering and Social Memory in the Roman West (Ralph Häussler) 4E – Boundaries, Borders, and Frontiers: Modern Methods and Frameworks for Ancient Phenomena (Rory Nutter, Meg Moodie, Rob Collins, Kai Radloff) 5D – Workshops – 1) The Praxis of (Roman) Archaeology: Alienation and Redemption (Jane Weekes, Andrew Gardner) 2) A Place for an Experiment in Roman Studies (Tatiana Ivleva) 5E – 2nd General Session 6D – Crafts: Everyday technologies in the ancient world (Adam Sutton, Owen Humphreys) 6E – Egypt on the Move: New Meanings of Space and Place in Local Contexts (Stephanie Pearson, Lindsey A. Mazurek) Please note: This is a participative conference where more than half the delegates are speaking, so all delegates are expected to pay the conference fee. This helps keep the fees as low as possible and also maximises participation and engagement.

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