Events concerned with archaeozoology, taphonomy, boneworking and related subjects.
Contributions welcome. Drop me a line.

Todays events:

date event
21/05/2023 - 28/07/2023 Zooarchaeology Internship • workshop

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Cortez, Colorado, USA
e-mail: Jonathan Dombrosky
internet: www.crowcanyon.org/internships

01/06/2023 An archaeology of animals for the British Middle Ages • presentation

Presentation of Umberto Albarella
German Archaeological Institute, Berlin, Germany
e-Mail: Rosalind Gillis
internet: live.dainst.org/events/hauskolloquium-albarella

Future events:

date event
21/05/2023 - 28/07/2023 Zooarchaeology Internship • workshop

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Cortez, Colorado, USA
e-mail: Jonathan Dombrosky
internet: www.crowcanyon.org/internships

10/06/2023 Meeting of the Professional Zooarchaeology Group (PZG) • workshop

Natural History Museum (NHM), Trin, UK
e-mail: Polydora Baker
internet: www.historicengland.org.uk/research/current/heritage-science/PZG

13/07/2023 - 20/07/2023 21st conference of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) • conference

Rome, Italy
internet: inquaroma2023.org

Archaeozoology related sessions:
• Linking paleoenvironmental proxies at different scales: potential, problems and limits
e-mail: Antigone Uzunidis
• Islands and their relationship with the continent to investigate time and mode of their colonization by terrestrial vertebrates and Homo dispersal
e-mail: Claudia SpezialeFabrizio Antonioli

07/08/2023 - 12/08/2023 14th Conference of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) •

Cairns, Australia
e-mail: admin@icaz2022.org
internet: www.icaz2023.orgalexandriaarchive.org/icaz/meetings-international

14/08/2023 - 15/08/2023 “IndoPac-Fishnet: A user-friendly digital database for Indo-Pacific fish identifications in archaeology and beyond” • workshop

Australian National University (ANU)
e-mail: Sofia Camper Carro

30/08/2023 - 02/09/2023 29th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) • conference

Belfast, Northern Ireland
e-mail: helpdesk@e-a-a.org
internet: www.e-a-a.org/eaa2023

Archaeozoology related sessions:
• Multi-Proxy Approaches to Examining Human-Animal Interactions (session 39)
• Nature’s Bounty: The Role of Gathered Wild Resources in Past Subsistence (session 245)
• Animals in crisis: How can archaeology contribute towards solving contemporary problems in animal welfare? (session 267)
• Companions, Competitors, Fellow Travelers – Biomolecular and Zooarchaeological Evidence of Human-Carnivore Interactions in the Past (session 298)
• Dynamics of early agriculture in Europe and beyond (session 302)
• Tracing the History of Mediterranean Human-Environmental Systems Using Biomolecular Methods (session 325)
• Foreign and Local: Using Animals as Recourses in Coastal Environments (session 342)
• Bio-Arch Methodologies to Assess Mobility in the Past: The Need for Interdisciplinary and Multi-Proxy Investigations (session 350)
• Methods and Models for the Study of Human-Birds Relationships (session 390)
• Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Understanding Human-Animal Relationships in the European Pleistocene (session 416)
• Something Old, Something New: Recent Insights into Zooarchaeology and Paleogenomics Applied to Archaeology (session 481)
• What did the Romans ever do for us? Environmental perspectives (session 510)
• Investigating past human mobilities through natural resources exploitation: latest results and developments (session 560)
• Animals Make Identities: How People Expressed Their Social Affinities in the Stone Age? (session 567)
• Interdisciplinary coprolite analysis (session 573)
• Re-integrating the environmental archaeology of Europe’s ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ Neolithic landscapes (session 685)
• Zooarchaeology and mobility in the Past: human-animal interaction in Archaeology from Palaeolithic to Medieval times (session 693)
• Reconstructing Human-Environment Relationships in Extreme Environments: The Roles of Geoarchaeology, Zooarchaeology, and Archaeobotany in Water-Dominated and in Water-Deprived Landscapes (session 705)

03/09/2023 - 10/09/2023 20th annual meeting of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (UISPP) • conference session

Timişoara, Romania
internet: uispp2023.uvt.rouispp2023.uvt.ro/list-of-sessions

Archaeozoology related sessions:
• Late Quaternary rhinoceroses and associated fauna in geological or archaeological context in Europe
organizers: Kamilla PawłowskaLuca Pandolfi
• Pendant or not a pendant? Identification, uses and meanings
organizers: Aija MacāneÉva David
call for papers

11/09/2023 - 15/09/2023 “Understanding Zooarchaeology I” and “Human and Animal Remains: A Comparative Approach” • workshop

Short courses
University of Sheffield, UK
e-mail: zooarch-shortcourse@sheffield.ac.uk
internet: www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/research/zooarchaeology-lab/short-course

13/09/2023 - 16/09/2023 “New Horizons in Biomolecular Archaeology” •

10th conference of the International Society for Biomolecular Archaeology (ISBA)
Tartu, Estonia
e-mail: isba2023@ut.ee
internet: www.isbarch.org/meetings

18/09/2023 - 22/09/2023 Animals in symbolic and ritual items across the Neolithic world • conference session

Session at the World Neolithic Congress (WNC)
Sanliurfa, Turkey
e-mail: Abu B. Siddiq
internet: worldneolithiccongress.org/sessions.aspx

04/10/2023 - 06/10/2023 (Un)Common Worlds III – Navigating and Inhabiting Biodiverse Anthropocene • conference

A human-animal studies conference
University of Oulu, Finland
e-mail: uncommonworlds3@ykes.org
internet: uncommonworlds3.wpcomstaging.com

11/10/2023 - 13/10/2023 10th meeting of the ICAZ Archaeozoology, Genetics, Proteomics and Morphometrics (AGPM) working group • conference

München, Germany
e-mail: agpm2023@sciencesconf.org
internet: agpm2023.sciencesconf.org

18/11/2023 “The London Menagerie: Animals in London History” • conference

6th Local History Conference
London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS)
Museum of London
e-mail: John Price
internet: www.lamas.org.uk/conferences/20-local-history.html

09/04/2024 - 12/04/2024 4th meeting of the ICAZ Zooarchaeology of the Roman Period Working Group (RPWG) • conference

Belgrade, Serbia
e-mail: Silvia Valenzuela-LamasSabine Deschler-Erb
internet: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workroman

05/06/2024 - 08/06/2024 11th Meeting of the ICAZ Bird Working Group (BWG) • conference

University of Copenhagen, Denmark
e-mail: BWG2024@hum.ku.dk
internet: eventsignup.ku.dk/birdworkinggroup2024/conferencealexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workbird


Permanent exhibitions

“Rentierjäger – Rentierzüchter”
Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloß Gottorf, Schleswig, Germany
tel.: +49-462-813 35 35
e-mail: info@schloss-gottorf.de

“Wale in Schleswig-Holstein”
Zoologisches Museum, Universität Kiel, Germany
tel.: +49-431-880-5170
e-mail: zoolmuseum@email.uni-kiel.de
internet: www.uni-kiel.de/zoologisches-museum