International conference RECENT ISSUES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL DEMOGRAPHY November 22-24. 2016 Institute of Archaeology, University of Rzeszów, Poland

08.11.2016

 

The Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów, Poland (Organizer), Institute of Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology of the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany  (Co-organizer), Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine (Co-organizer) and Rzeszów Archaeological Center Foundation in Rzeszów, Poland (Co-organizer) are organizing the international conference on archaeodemography that will be held at the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów on November 22-24 2016.

 

Scientific Committee:

Prof.UR dr hab. Andrzej Pelisiak (Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Oliver Nakoinz (Institute of Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany)

Dr. Aleksandr Diachenko (Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine)

 

The official language of the Conference is English.

 

The conference will be attended by researchers from: Institute of Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany;  Anthropology Department, State University of New York (SUNY), University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA; Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte Universität zu Köln, Köln, Germany; Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, UK; Laboratory for Bioarchaeology, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia; Department of Bioarchaeology, Institute of Archaeology of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine;  Practical School of High Studies (Paris) and Research director (CNRS), France; Universitatea "1 Decembrie 1918", Alba Iulia, Romania; Department of Antiquities, Thessaloniki, Greece; Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiiv, Ukraine; Neamt County Museum Complex, International Research Center of Cucuteni Culture, Piatra Neamt, Romania; Archaeological Museum in Poznań, Poland; Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography Polish Academyof Sciences, Institute of Prehistory, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland and University of Rzeszów. Rzeszów, Poland.

 

This international conference is intended as an exchange of experiences in archaeodemographic theory, methodology and models, while at the same time addressing the recent issues of the sub-discipline. Presentations will represent different chronological periods and territories, as well as cross-cultural trends in the demographic development of ancient populations. The planned outcome of the conference is to produce the most recent survey of archaeodemography, a field which has gained renewed attention during the past several years.

The proposed structure of the conference includes the following topics:

• Recent theoretical and methodological issues and advances in archaeodemography

• Archaeodemography: models, methods and simulations

• Archaeodemography: the bioarchaeological perspective

• Mathematical simulations and predictive modelling in archaeodemography

• Field data and their interpretation

The Volunteers team is comprised of students of archaeology at University of Rzeszów.