The conference "welcomes researchers from all disciplines focusing on the significance of stone amongst past societies." Dr. Chantal Conneller (University of Manchester) will be a keynote speaker at the conference. Abstracts should be submitted by June 15th, 2014. Presentations around the following themes are encouraged:
The moving, trade, and exchange of stone
Sensory perception and engagement with stone
The reinterpretation of stone through experimental approaches
The ritualistic and symbolic meaning of stone
The transformation of stone from its sourcing to its final deposition
The International Association for Classical Archaeology (AIAC) as well as the Archaeological Institutes of the Universities of Cologne and Bonn would like to invite you to the XIXth International Congress of Classical Archaeology with the theme: 'Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World'.
We are looking forward to fine presentations, lively exchange and fruitful discussions and welcoming you to Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium and Bonna.