Archaeologies of Greece: State of the Field 2013 - Big Questions, Next Directions
Sponsored by Brown University's Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 5:30pm to Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 5:00pm

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology
Rhode Island Hall, 60 George St., Room 108
Providence, RI 2912
United States

A two-day conference that considers some of the big questions currently confronting archaeological research in Greece, and aims to discuss potential ways forward.

Friday, 15 March 2013
5:30 pm Keynote lecture:
Vassilis Aravantinos (Honorary Director of Antiquities, Thebes)

Saturday, 16 March 2013
9:00 am: Session I: Archaeologies of the Greek Past
Bryan Burns (Wellesley College): Bronze Age
Anthony M. Snodgrass (University of Cambridge): Iron Age
Kathleen Lynch (University of Cincinnati): Classical
Stavros Vlizos (Benaki Museum): Roman
William Caraher (University of North Dakota): Byzantine

2:00 pm: Session II: Current Archaeologies in Greece
Sarah Morris (UCLA): Greek archaeology across disciplines
Sturt Manning (Cornell University): Climate, environment, chronology
Michael MacKinnon (University of Winnipeg): Animals and bones
Yannis Hamilakis (University of Southampton): Heritage and politics
Jack Davis (University of Cincinnati): Curation

4:00 pm: Group discussion, with summary and reflections by Susan E. Alcock and John F. Cherry (Brown University)

Full schedule and additional information at

This conference is free and open to the public.

Contact Information
Joukowsky Institute
(401) 863-3188


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