Diary

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

Todays events:

date event
14/05/2024 - 17/08/2024 “Was da kreucht und fleucht. Tierdarstellungen in mittelalterlichen Handschriften” • exhibition

Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen (SuUB)
e-mail: oeffentlichkeitsarbeit@suub.uni-bremen.de
web: www.suub.uni-bremen.de

24/05/2024 “Recent Zooarchaeological Studies in Anatolia” • conference

British Institute at Ankara, Turkey
e-mail:
web: biaa.ac.uk/events/recent-zooarchaeological-studies-in-turkey

Future events:

date event
14/05/2024 - 17/08/2024 “Was da kreucht und fleucht. Tierdarstellungen in mittelalterlichen Handschriften” • exhibition

Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen (SuUB)
e-mail: oeffentlichkeitsarbeit@suub.uni-bremen.de
web: www.suub.uni-bremen.de

27/05/2024 - 31/05/2024 44th International Symposium on Archaeometry •

Australasian Research Cluster for Archaeological Science (ARCAS) and Society for Archaeological Sciences (SAS)
Melbourne, Australia
e-mail: info@isa2024.melbourne
internet: arcas.org.au/isa2024.melbourne

Archaeozoology related session:
• Bioarchaeology and Biomolecules (session 4)
• Human-environment interactions (session 7)

03/06/2024 - 04/06/2024 “Roots and Paws: Diverse Perspectives on the Past Through Plants and Animals” • conference

10th Settlement Archaeology Graduate Student Symposium
Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey
e-mail: setarchsymposium@outlook.com

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

17/06/2024 - 19/06/2024 Encuentro de Zooarqueología Ibérica • 3rd Meeting of Iberian Zooarchaeology (EZI) • conference

Barcelona, Spain
e-mail: ezibarcelona2024@gmail.com
web: ezi2024barcelona.wordpress.com

17/06/2024 - 12/07/2024 Zooarchaeology Theory and Practice • workshop

Natural History Museum Los Angeles County, USA
e-mail: Aharon Sasson
web: www.fieldsciences.org/program/2024-us-ca-zooarchaeology

25/06/2024 - 28/06/2024 “Historical Perspectives on human-ocean interactions: deep understandings for informing ocean futures” • Oceans Past X • conference

Penryn Campus, University of Exeter, Cornwall, UK
internet: oceanspast.org/opx.php

12/08/2024 - 17/08/2024 22nd Meeting of the ICAZ Fish Remains Working Group • conference

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
mail: frwg.toronto@utoronto.ca
internet: uoft.me/frwg-2024alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workfish

28/08/2024 - 31/08/2024 30th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) • conference

Roma, Italy
e-mail: helpdesk@e-a-a.org
internet: www.e-a-a.org/EAA2024/Home/EAA2024

Archaeozoology related sessions:
• Fish * Forms * Functions: The Importance and Societal Role of Aquatic Resources in Prehistoric Societies (session 18)
• Zoochanges: Animals as Proxies during Periods of Transition and Change (session 104)
• The Beasts Among Us: A Closer Look at Synanthropic Human-Animal Relations in the Past (session 151)
• Resilient Past, Sustainable Future: Agropastoral Societies, Food Systems, and Climate Adaptations through (Ethno)Archaeological Perspectives (session 159)
• Archaeology of Foodways: Towards a Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective (session 184)
• (session 248)
• Animals in Bronze Age Europe: New Perspectives (session 369)
• What Do Animal Bones Have to Offer? Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy during the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition in Southern Europe (session 398)
• Animals mediating the real and imaginary: In Search for New Understandings of Human-Animal Relationships (session 493)
• Food Storage and Security in Prehistoric Europe (session 497)
• Tracing Ovicaprine Lives: Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Sheep and Goat Husbandry (session 699)
• The Horse in Archaeology: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Uncovering Relations between Horse and Humans in the Past (session 835)
• Zooarchaeology in Transition(s): Subsistence Patterns, Cultural Changes and Continuity in European Prehistory through Old and New Tools (session 849)
• Insects for Archaeology, Archaeology for Insects: Environmental Storytellings for the Past, Present, and Future (session 861)
• From Fragments to Fusion: Reimagining mortuary Practices in Western Asia through the integration of Human and Faunal remains (session 869)
• Archaeology of Wilderness: Humans, Animals and Landscapes throughout the Holocene (session 902)
• Advanced Methodologies for Life History Reconstruction in Bioarchaeology (session 1000)
• How to Hunt? How to Herd? New Approaches to Old Questions on Human-Nonhuman/Animal Entanglements (session 1027)
• Appreciating the Archaeological Value of Preserved Faeces Using Multifaceted Methods (session 1061)
• Human environment interactions in the Eurasian steppes from prehistory to the early historical periods (session 1120)
• The Exploitation, Uses, and Representations of Marine Invertebrates (Molluscs, Crustaceans, Echinoderms) in the Roman Empire (session 1179)

01/09/2024 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

02/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 97th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalian Biology (DGS) • conference

Paläontologisches Museum München, Germany
e-mail: dgs2024@palmuc.org
web: www.geobio-center.uni-muenchen.de/agenda/upcoming-events/97th-annual-meeting/index.html

04/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 “Current Perspectives on Zooarchaeology and its Interdisciplinarity” • conference session

Session 37 at the 15th Jornadas de Jóvenes en Investigación Arqueológica (JIA 2024)
Madrid, Spain
e-mail: s37zooarchaeology@gmail.com
web: arqueologiaagraria.wordpress.com/2024/02/27/xv-jornadas-de-jovenes-en-investigacion-arqueologica-madrid-2024

09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 5th Meeting of the ICAZ MicroVertebrate Working Group (MVWG) • conference

Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: mvwg2024warsaw@gmail.com
internet: mvwg2024.eu

16/09/2024 - 18/09/2024 “The History of the British Fauna: wild and domestic vertebrates” • workshop

Short course
University of Sheffield, UK
e-mail: zooarch-shortcourse@sheffield.ac.uk
internet: www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/short-courses/zooarchaeology#-wild-and-domestic-vertebrates

30/09/2024 - 04/10/2024 14th Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Archäozoologie und Prähistorische Anthropologie (GAPA) • conference

Universität Köln, Germany
e-mail: gapa-vorstand@gmx.de
internet: www.gapa-kn.de/tagungen.html

02/10/2024 - 06/10/2024 2nd Medieval Period Working Group (MWG) Meeting • conference

Sofia, Bulgaria
e-mail: Stella Nikolova
internet: mwgsofia2024.weebly.comalexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workmedieval

04/11/2024 - 08/11/2024 “Animals in Symbolic and Ritual Items across the Neolithic World” • conference session

Session G20 at the World Neolithic Congress 2024
Şanlıurfa, Turkey
e-mail: Abu B. Siddiq
web: worldneolithiccongress.org/sessions.aspx

18/11/2024 - 20/11/2024 5th Meeting of the ICAZ Neotropical Zooarchaeology Working Group (NZWG) • conference

Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago de Chile
e-mail:
web: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workneotropical
1st circular

19/11/2024 - 21/11/2024 Integrating ZooMS and Zooarchaeology (IZAZ) • workshop

Collège de France, Paris, France
e-mail: izaz2024@sciencesconf.org
web: izaz2024.sciencesconf.org

20/11/2024 - 23/11/2024 “Archaeology of Religion in the Levant during the Second and First Millennia BCE: Human–Animal Relations” • conference session

Session at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR)
Boston & Virtual
e-mail: Lidar Sapir-Hen & Ido Koch
web: www.asor.org/am/2024/approved-sessions-2024#archreligion

27/11/2024 - 01/12/2024 11th Meeting of the Association of Italian ArchaeoZoology (AIAZ) • conference

MUSE – Museum of Sciences, Trento, Italy
e-mail: aiaz2024@muse.it
web: www.aiaz.it/2024/02/21/xi-convegno-archeozoologia

12/12/2024 - 14/12/2024 “Past Environments for Emerging Worlds” • 44th conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA) • conference

Unoversity of Oxford, UK
e-mail: aea.conference@arch.ox.ac.uk
web: www.oxfordarchaeology.com/aea44/home

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