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February 2020

Conservation of Architectural Heritage (CAH) 4th Edition

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Luxor City, Egypt
Luxor City, Egypt
Luxor, 25100 Egypt

Conservation of architectural heritage is the process of restoring, conserving and managing changes of a heritage in a manner that sustains and enhances its significance, when possible. Conserving and keeping the architectural elements means maintaining; hence, increasing the buildings' values. Considering this, when restoration is possible it is favored to restore the buildings rather than replacing them. Fundamentally, heritage represents the past history and culture of a nation, where the conservation of architectural heritage plays a vital role in defining…

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March 2020

Eighth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geo-information of Environment

March 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Aliathon Hotel Village
3 Theas Aphrodites Avenue
Paphos, paphos 8036 Cyprus

The Organizing Committee of the Eighth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment invites you to join us in Cyprus from 16-18 March, 2020 to network with leading experts in the field of Remote Sensing and Geo-information. The Keynote Speakers and thought-provoking technical program will encourage the exchange of ideas and provide the foundation for future collaboration and innovation. The Technical Program is open to all topics in Earth Obersation, Remote Sensing, Geo-information of Environment and related techniques…

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The 36th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture

March 28, 2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Call for Papers: The 36th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture Submissions Due: November 30, 2019 Symposium Date: March 28, 2020 Environment: Awareness, Exchange, and Impact Conversations about the environment are a prominent and contentious aspect of life in the 21st century, but the environment has always been an omnipresent force. Serving both as a stage for human performance and as an active agent in shaping human actions, the environment permeates the consciousness and…

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CFP: BU Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture

March 28, 2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

The 36th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture  Submissions Due: December 6, 2019 Symposium Date: March 28, 2020  Environment: Awareness, Exchange, and Impact  Conversations about the environment are a prominent and contentious aspect of life in the 21st century, but the environment has always been an omnipresent force. Serving both as a stage for human performance and as an active agent in shaping human actions, the environment permeates the consciousness and creative output of artists and…

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Hermogenes and Hellenistic-Roman Temple Building in Greece and Asia Minor: Messon – Teos – Magnesia – Sardis

March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Penn Museum
Classroom L2 (Kress Entrance)
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

New excavations in Turkey have rekindled interest in Hermogenes, the Hellenistic architect whom Vitruvius credits with a number of temple innovations (e.g. the eustylos and pseudodipteros temple types). The recent excavations of the temple of Dionysos at Teos (Prof. Musa Kadioğlu) have provided new evidence about Hermogenes' eustylos at this location. This conference brings together specialists from Turkey, Greece, and the U.S. in order to contextualize this renewed attention on Hermogenes in view of current research on temple architecture in…

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April 2020

International Postgraduate Conference: Interpreting Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea

April 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
International Hellenic University
14th km Thessaloniki - Moudania
Thessaloniki, 57001 Thermi, Greece Greece

The postgraduate students of the MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia at the International Hellenic University are organizing the International Conference entitled “Interpreting identities in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea”. The conference will be held on 2-4 April 2020 at the International Hellenic University in Thermi, Thessaloniki. The subject of the conference focuses on the different perspectives of outlining, capturing and interpreting identities from Prehistory to Late Byzantine Era, through the disciplines of…

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Second Annual Meeting on Community Archaeology & Heritage, Penn Cultural Heritage Center

April 4, 2020
Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

The Penn Cultural Heritage Center, University of Pennsylvania, invites proposals for papers from graduate students and other researchers working in the disciplines of archaeology, anthropology, cultural heritage and related fields for the Center's Second Annual Meeting on Community Archaeology and Heritage. The topic for our 2020 conference is "Owning (up to) the Past." The question of ownership has been central to recent heritage studies and community archaeology projects. Who truly "owns" the past? Moreover, what does it mean to own…

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5th Annual Antiquities Action Symposium at The University of Texas at Austin

April 4, 2020
Patton Hall, Room 0.128, The University of Texas at Austin
305 E 23rd St
Austin, TX 78712 United States

"Whose Heritage is it Anyway?" Local Responses to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Age of UNESCO Call for Papers Deadline: February 2, 2020 Symposium Date: April 4, 2020 Heritage preservation has been dominated by European-focused approaches since the founding of the discipline of archaeology. A particularly apposite example is the preservation of the site of Palmyra, Syria, by French official Henri Seyrig. Like many projects of its time, the ‘preservation’ involved the eviction and relocation of the living village of…

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Collectors and Scholars: The Numismatic World in the Long 19th Century

April 16, 2020 - April 17, 2020
University of Tübingen, Institute of Classical Archaeology
Schloss Hohentübingen · Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen, Germany

In the 19th century, developments in the study and collection of coins set the cornerstone for modern numismatics: major steps included the foundation of learned societies (e.g. Royal Numismatic Society in 1836, Numismatische Gesellschaft zu Berlin in 1843, American Numismatic Society in 1858, etc.) and the publication numismatic journals from the 1830s onwards (Revue numismatique in 1836, Numismatic chronicle in 1838, Revue belge de numismatique in 1842, etc.) leading to a thriving numismatic community. The 19th century is also the…

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May 2020

Toward the Middle Range

May 30, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Illini Union
1401 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801 United States

Toward the Middle Range will focus on the intersection of theory, method, and case study through the lens of the New Materialisms. As a study of human pasts, archaeology should be a process where various datasets (narratives) are woven together toward an inclusive science. But the question has always been: how can this be done? The so-called “New Materialisms” of thinkers such as Manuel DeLanda, Jane Bennett, Karen Barad, and others, ground things and places in the capacities of materials…

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