9.45-10.00 WELCOME AND LATE REGISTRATION
10.00-11.00 Prof Parker Pearson, Mike (UCL) KEYNOTE FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION
11.00-13.30 Session 3 (Chair Professor M. Parker Pearson): Funerary Archaeology: Method and Theory
11.00-11.20 Tamorri, Veronica (Durham University)
New methods and new perspectives in funerary archaeology: Engaging with the dead.
11.20-11.50 COFFEE BREAK
Session 3 (continued): Funerary Archaeology: Method and Theory
11.50-12.10 Janulikova, Barbora (University of Cambridge)
Counting the pots. Quantification of burial goods to access Predynastic and Early Dynastic populations in Egyptology.
12.10-12.30 Beuthe, Tatjana (UCL)
Patterns in the deposition of amuletic palettes in the Egyptian Predynastic funerary landscape.
12.30-12.50 Brass, Mike (UCL)
Dwelling in a frontier landscape: Social organisation on the southern boundary of the Meroitic State.
12.50-13.10 Macrí, Patrizia (University of Cambridge)
Change in funerary practices in the Oenotrian necropolis of Basilicata: New methodological approaches.
1.30-2.30 LUNCH BREAK
2.30-3.30 Session 4 (Chair Dr A. Gardner, UCL): Coercion, Marginality and the Rise of State Authority
2.30-2.50 Dr Perego, Elisa (UCL)
Social marginality and the rise of coercive power in late prehistory: Bioarchaeological approaches.
2.50-3.10 Giannese, Alberto (UCL)
Conflict-related representations in 4th millennium Egypt. A study of ideology and violence.
3.30-4.00 COFFEE BREAK
4.00-5.00 Session 5 (Chair TBA): Science-based Approaches to the Past and Past Technology
4.00-4.20 Amicone, Silvia and Bonato, Enrica (UCL and Natural History Museum) TBA
4.20-4.40 Shalaby, Nora (Freie Universität, Berlin)
Raw material procurement for stone tool production in a mining region on the periphery.
5.00-6.20 Session 6 (Chair TBA): Diverse approaches to rock-art
5.00-5.20 Dr Abd-el-Moniem, Hamdi (Dep. of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University Egypt)
In search for the primeval roots of some elements of folklore. A reading in the subjects of Egypto/Nubian prehistoric rock art.
5.20-5.40 Dr Lankester, Francis (Durham University)
Rock-art in a ‘rite of passage’.
5.40-6.00 Prof. Castillos, Juan José (Uruguayan Institute of Egyptology)
Semi-mythological heroes in Early Egypt.
6.20 CONCLUDING REMARKS AND OPEN ROUND-TABLE