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GETTY-CAS Opening Conference

 

OPENING CONFERENCE

“Looking at Things in Southeastern Europe: Regional Archaeology in Search of Viable Futures” 

4-5 April 2020

Venue: National Archaeological Museum, 2 Saborna Str.

4 April, 2020 (Saturday)

9:30 - 9:45  Opening words

 9:45 - 10:30 Georghe Alexandru Niculescu (Romania) / "Vasile Pârvan" Institute of Archaeology, Bucharest - "Trying to do what we are told: dominated thinking in archaeology"


10:30 - 11:15 Dimitris Plantzos (Greece) / National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of History and Archaeology -"Artefacts to things: the anthropological shift in archaeological discourse and its repercussions for the study of material culture"

 

• 11:15 - 11:45 Coffee Break

 

11:45 - 12:30 Deniz Burcu Erciyas (Turkey) / Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Settlement Archaeology - "Archaeology Education, Practice and Theory in Turkey"

 

• 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

 

14:00 - 14:45 Aleksandar Palavestra (Serbia) / University of Belgrade, Department of Philosophy - "The Lost Step. Serbian Culture-Historical Archaeology and the Problem of Continuity"


14:45 - 15:30 Boyan Dumanov (Bulgaria) / New Bulgarian University, Archaeology Department - "Archaeology in the Service of State: Interwar actions and Postwar transformations in Bulgaria"

 

 • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

 

16:00 - 16:45 Giorgos Vavouranakis (Greece) / National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of History and Archaeology - "Old dogs and new tricks: paradigmatic continuity and change in Aegean prehistoric archaeology"


16:45 - 17:30 Mircea Anghelinu (Romania) / Valahia University of Târgoviște, Faculty of Humanities - "Why culture-history? On the (not that) puzzling resilience of an archaeological paradigm in Southeastern Europe"


18:00 Reception for the participants (Centre for Advances Study Sofia) 

 

5 April, 2020 (Sunday)

9:30 - 10:15 Monika Milosavljević (Serbia) / University of Belgrade, Department of Archaeology - "The Development and Change of Archaeological Knowledge in the Former Yugoslavia: a Fleckian Perspective"

10:15 - 11:00 Predrag Novaković (Slovenia) / University of Ljubljana, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts - "Cohabitation, hybridisation and eclecticism of archaeological paradigms: Modern Slovenian archaeology and the legacy of the 1980s"   

                     

 • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

 

11:30 - 12:15 Radu-Alexandru Dragoman (Romania) / The Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology, Prehistory Department - "Forgetting our own lives: self-colonization, anticommunism and capitalist ideology in the Romanian archaeology of today"

 

 • 12:15 - 14:00 Lunch Break

 

14:00 - 14:45 Rajna Sosic Klindzic (Croatia) / University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - "The tradition of tradition in Croatian Archaeology"

14:45 - 15:30 Staša Babić (Serbia) / University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Archaeology - "Systematizing Archaeological Practices and Knowledges"

 

• 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

 

16:00 - 16:45 Yiannis Papadatos (Greece) / National & Kapodistrian University of Athens - "Regional surface surveys as a step forward: some thoughts on the basis of the Greek case study"

 

Programme (PDF)   

Participants and Abstracts (PDF)

 

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