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


date event
20/04/2020 - 25/04/2020 “Understanding Zooarchaeology I & II” • workshop

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

22/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 “Animal bones to human behavior” • conference session

Zooarchaeology Interest Group (ZIG) Symposium at the 85th meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
Austin, Texas, USA
>>> !!! This conference has been cancelled.
e-mail: Abigail FisherBrittany MistrettaRichard Redding
internet: www.saa.org/annual-meeting

24/04/2020 - 28/04/2020 Archaeozoological workshop • Archaeozoologists of Southern Africa (AZOOSA) • workshop

Florisbad Quaternary Research Station, National Museum Bloemfontein, South Africa
e-mail: info@azoosa.co.za

01/05/2020 - 03/05/2020 “The Rhythms of Animal Management: Time, Kin and Interregional Interaction” • conference session

Session at the conference of the Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG)
Stanford University, California, USA
>>> !!! This conference has been cancelled.
email: Aleksa K. Alaica
internet: archaeology.stanford.edu/tag-2020

10/05/2020 - 13/05/2020 “Historical perspectives on marine ecosystems, fisheries, and futures” • Oceans Past Initiative (OPI) • conference

Ostend, Belgium
e-mail: info@oceanspast.org
Internet: oceanspast.org/opviii.php

11/05/2020 - 15/05/2020 “The Archaeogenomics of Domestic Animals” • workshop

Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Vairão, Portugal
e-mail: Catarina Ginja
internet: cibio.up.pt/workshops–courses/details/advanced-course-archaeogenomics-of-domestic-animals

31/05/2020 - 03/07/2020 Curaçao Environmental Archaeology Field School • workshop

Willemstad, Curaçao
>>> !!! This workshop has been cancelled.
e-mail: Christina M. Giovas
internet: www.sfu.ca/students/studyabroad/fieldschools/destinations.html

01/06/2020 - 05/06/2020 Intensive Course in Andean Zooarchaeology • workshop

Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials (CAAM) • University of Pennsylvania Museum
e-mail: Kate M. Moore
internet: www.penn.museum/learn/penn-students/caam/caam-intensive-courses

02/06/2020 - 05/06/2020 “Rethinking Mountain Environments through Bioarchaeological Approaches” • conference session

Session at the 6th Landscape Archaeology Conference (LAC)
Madrid, Spain
e-mail: Lídia Colominas
internet: lac2020.cchs.csic.es

24/06/2020 - 28/06/2020 2nd Iberian Zooarchaeology Meeting (EZI 2020) • conference

Madrid, Spain
e-mail: ezi2020madrid@gmail.com

05/07/2020 - 10/07/2020 “Archaeology of meat – Meat as a source of nutrition, status and identity” • conference session

Session at the World Archaeological Congress (WAC-9)
Prague, Czech Republic
email: guenther.karl.kunst@UNIVIE.AC.AT
internet: www.wac-9.org/sessions

26/08/2020 - 30/08/2020 26th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) • conference

Budapest, Hungary
internet: www.e-a-a.org/EAA2020
• The rural economy in transition: agriculture and animal husbandry between the Late Roman times and the Early Middle Ages
• Recent advances in the archaeology of human-reindeer interaction
• Reconstructing faunal exploitation patterns, palaeoecologies and living landscapes of the Pleistocene
• Organic networks: tracing the procurement, trade and exchange of plant and animal resources in the archaeological record
• Bioarchaeological perspectives on social change during the Middle Ages
• Interpreting archaeological finds of enigmatic tubular bones as sound instruments: possibilities and pitfalls
• Horseman-horse couple through time and space
• The exchange of plants and food practices through the Neolithic period to Iron Age
• Early agricultural communities in South-Eastern Europe: new discoveries, interpretations and models

30/08/2020 - 06/09/2020 9th International Conference on Taphonomy and Fossilisation (Taphos) and 6th Meeting of the ICAZ Taphonomy Working Group (TWG) • conference

Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
>>> !!! This conference has been postponed to September 2021.
e-mail: taphostwg2020@gmail.comAna B. Marin-Arroyo
internet: taphostwg2020.es • alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/worktaphonomy

01/09/2020 - 06/09/2020 “First husbandry practices in the Mediterranean area” • conference session

Union Internationale des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques (UISPP) XIX World Congress
Meknès, Morocco
e-mail: Alejandro Sierra
internet: uispp2020.sciencesconf.org

01/09/2020 - 04/09/2020 3rd meeting of the ICAZ Microvertebrate Working Group (MVWG) • conference

Tarragona, Spain
e-mail: mvwg.icaz@gmail.com
internet: mvwgicaz.wixsite.com/mvwg

04/09/2020 - 05/09/2020 1st meeting of the ICAZ Zooarchaeology of the Modern Era Working Group (ZMEWG) • conference

Newcastle University, UK
e-mail: zmeworkgroup@gmail.com
internet: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workmodernera

07/09/2020 - 14/09/2020 20. Congrès international sur le Mesolithique en Europe (Meso’2020) • conference

Toulouse, France
internet: meso2020.sciencesconf.org/browse/session
Sessions with archaeozoological relations:
• Environmental Change, Cultural Landscapes and Human Adaptations in the Mesolithic
• From animals to osseous remains: recent advances in the study of human-animal relationships in the Mesolithic
• Beyond the nutshell: diet, cooking and cuisine in the Mesolithic
• Living on the coast: maritime hunter-fisher-gatherers, shell middens and the use of marine resources in Mesolithic Europe
• Reconstructing the life histories of people, animals and things in Mesolithic funerary archaeology

11/09/2020 - 13/09/2020 “Molluscs and Ancient Human Societies” • Meeting of the ICAZ Archaeomalacology Working Group (AMWG) • conference

Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Pune, India
e-mail: Arati Deshpande-Mukherjee
internet: archaeomalacology.wordpress.com/2019/11/14/molluscs-and-ancient-human-societies-conference

30/09/2020 - 02/10/2020 4th meeting of the ICAZ Neotropical Zooarchaeology Working Group (NZWG) • conference

Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
e-mail: nzwg.icaz@gmail.com
internet: doity.com.br/nzwg-icaz-2020

05/10/2020 - 09/10/2020 13th Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Archäozoologie und Prähistorische Anthropologie • conference

Museum für Ur- und Frühgeschichte Weimar, Germany
e-mail: gapa-vorstand@gmx.de
internet: www.gapa-kn.de/tagungen.html

28/10/2020 - 01/11/2020 “The Future of Past Animals: Global Perspectives in Zooarchaeology” • conference

International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) Meeting
Stockholm University, Sweden
e-mail: Laszló Bartosiewicz
internet: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/meetings-ic2020

04/11/2020 - 07/11/2020 41st conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA) • conference

Groningen, Netherlands
e-mail: aeawinter@rug.nl
internet: envarch.net/events

01/02/2021 - 28/02/2021 Meeting of the ICAZ Roman Period Working Group (RPWG) • conference

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
internet: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workroman

14/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 86th meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) • conference

San Francisco, California, USA
internet: www.saa.org

01/06/2021 - 30/06/2021 10th meeting of the ICAZ Bird Working Group (BWG) • conference

University Museum of Bergen, Norway
Internet: alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workbird

08/09/2021 - 11/09/2021 27th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) • conference

Kiel, Germany
internet: www.e-a-a.org

23/09/2021 - 25/09/2021 9th meeting of the ICAZ Archaeozoology, Genetics, Proteomics and Morphometrics Working Group (AGPM) • conference

Oulu, Finland
e-mail: icazagpm2021@oulu.fi
internet: www.oulu.fi/archaeology/node/193085


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