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The Decline of Bronze Age Civilisations in the Mediterranean: Cyprus and Beyond - 17-18/01/2020, Gothenburg (Sweden)



FECHA /DATE/DATA: 17-18/01/2020


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, University of Gothenburg, (Gothenburg, Sweden)



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17 January 08:00 – 09:00

09:00 – 09:10
Welcome by the Head of the Department

09:10 – 12:30
Session 1

09:10 – 09:50
The end of the Late Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean (P.M. Fischer, University of Gothenburg)

09:50 – 10:30
The role of destruction in conflict and collapse: A view from Cyprus and the Levant in the Late Bronze Age (Igor Kreimerman, Heidelberg University)

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break

11:00 – 11:40
The end of the Mycenaean Period: Collapse, decline or a bit of both
(Helène Whittaker, University of Gothenburg)

11:40 – 12:20
The destruction of the Palace of Knossos and Cretan collapse (Jan Driessen, University of Louvain)

12:20 – 13:30
Lunch break

13:30 – 17:20
Session 2

13:30 – 14:10
The Levant and Cyprus at the twilight of the Late Bronze Age: A new synthesis informed by the texts found in the House of Urtēnu at Ugarit (Carole Roche-Hawley, Centre national de la recherche scientifique,

14:10 – 14:50
Results of the excavation seasons 2014–2019 at Pyla-Kokkinokremos, Cyprus: A short-lived settlement at the end of the Bronze Age (Joachim Bretschneider, University of Ghent; Jan Driessen, University of Louvain; Athanasia Kanta, Mediterranean Archaeological Society)

14:50 – 15:30
Integrating sciences and technologies at Pyla-Kokkinokremos (Sorin Hermon, The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia; Joachim Bretschneider; Jan Driessen; Athanasia Kanta)

15:30 – 16:00
Coffee break

16:00 – 16:40
Cypriot copper production, consumption and trade in the 12th century BC (Vasiliki Kassianidou, University of Cyprus)

16:40 – 17:20
Bronze Age copper production at Hala Sultan Tekke: First archaeometallurgical results (Mathias Mehofer, University of Vienna)

18:30 – 21:00
Speakers’ dinner at the Ågrenska Villan

18 January 09:00 – 12:50
Session 3
09:00 – 09:40
14C-dating of the Late Bronze Age city of Hala Sultan Tekke (Eva Maria Wild, VERA, University of Vienna)

09:40 – 10:20
The LC IIC to IIIA transition at Hala Sultan Tekke: A pottery perspective (Teresa Bürge Austrian Academy of Sciences)

10:20 – 11:00
Neutron Activation Analysis of the pottery corpus of Hala Sultan Tekke and comparison to literature data (Johannes Sterba, Technical University of Vienna)

11:00 – 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 – 12:10
Provenance analysis of ceramics and stone anchors from Hala Sultan-Tekke: Evidence for intra-island and interregional trade connections during the Late Bronze Age (Paula Waiman-Barak, University
of Haifa)

12:10 – 12:50
The external contacts of Cyprus in the Late Bronze Age (Reinhard Jung, Austrian Academy of Sciences; Hans Mommsen, University of Bonn; Tatiana Pedrazzi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)

12:50 – 14:00
Lunch break

14:00 – 17:10
Session 4
14:00 – 14:40
Cypriot pottery in Anatolia in the Late Bronze Age (Ekin Kozal, University of Freiburg)

14:40 – 15:20
Trade networks, food storage, and the response to the crisis of LBA societies: An analysis of the Levantine storage and transport containers in the 13th–11th centuries BCE (Tatiana Pedrazzi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)

15:20 – 15:50
Coffee break

15:50 – 16:30
Animals at the decline of the Late Bronze Age in Cyprus and beyond (Laerke Recht, University of Cambridge)

16:30 – 17:10
When Cyprus turned cold: A view from the past 6000 years (David Kaniewski, Université de Toulouse, CNRS; Nick Marriner, Université de Franche-Comté; Rachid Cheddadi, Université Montpellier II; Christophe Morhange, Aix Marseille Université)

17:10 – 18:30
Closing discussion, proceedings, future activities

19:30/20:00 –
Speakers’ dinner at a local restaurant



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