Inequality in Antiquity: Call for Posters

The Organizing Committee of the 7th IEMA Conference invites all scholars and students from Anthropology and Classics to submit proposals for posters on the theme: Inequality in Antiquity: Tracing the Archaeological Record.

Posters may contain information on research findings, program implementation and results, or innovative approaches. Selected posters will be displayed for the whole period of the conference and will constitute an informal sessions (simultaneous to the main paper sessions) to provide an opportunity for discussion between the poster presenter(s) and the conference attendees, and obtain valuable feedback.

No registration fee is required. Attendance at the conference is not essential, but poster authors must participate at the online discussion.

Poster proposals should be submitted by January 26th, 2014 (please find attached the complete call for posters). Submissions and inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Orlando Cerasuolo.


Applications are now open for the 2014-2015 IEMA Post-doctoral Scholar position


IEMA Lecture Series: Spring 2014

Professor Nejat Bilgen (Dumlupinar University, Turkey)
The Seyitömer Project in Turkey
January 29, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Philipp Stockhammer (Heidelberg University)
The Dynamics of Transculturality in the Late Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean: a Case Study from the Southern Levant
March 12, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Nathan Schlanger (INRAP/ UMR Trajectoires / Ecole du Louvre)
‘Material culture’ in the American and French research traditions
April 30, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Aleks Pluskowski (University of Reading)
Landscapes of Holy War and Colonisation: The Ecological Impact of the Crusades in the Medieval Eastern Baltic
May 7, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354


IEMA Lecture Series: Fall 2013

Dr. Orlando Cerasulo (IEMA Postdoctoral Fellow 2013-14)
RIGHT IN THE CENTER - Research in Etruscan and Mediterranean Archaeology from Late Bronze Age to Early Archaic Period
September 18, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Laura Harrison, MA (University at Buffalo)
Constructing a Complex Society: An analysis of social and spatial organization at Seyitömer Höyük, Turkey
Erin Warford (University at Buffalo)
The Multipolar Polis: Pilgrimage in the Attic Countryside
October 16, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Daniel Griswold, MA (University at Buffalo)
Tel Ifshar and Egypt during the Bronze Age
October 30, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

AIA Lecture (co-sponsored by IEMA)
Dr. Shannan Stewart (Depauw University)
The Dining Gaul (and his Phrygian Dishes)
October 30, 6:00 p.m., Buffalo Museum of Science

Dr. Aaron N. Shugar (Buffalo State College)
Handheld XRF in Archaeology: Issues and solutions
November 6, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Dusan Boric (Cardiff University)
Archaeological cultures, again? Modelling the Late Neolithic to Copper Age culture change in the Balkans
November 13, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Ezra Marcus (Haifa University)
On faba beans and wine: drinking and eating practices at Tel Ifshar (Israel) and their social context in the early Middle Bronze Age Levant
November 20, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Kyle Freund (McMaster University)
East Meets West: Contrasting Exploitation Histories of Island-Based Obsidian in the Mediterranean
December 4, 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354


Welcome back!

We are looking forward to an exciting IEMA FALL LECTURE SERIES 2013 and other IEMA activities

We would like to welcome our 7th IEMA Postdoctoral Fellow:

Dr. Orlando Cerasuolo, MA, PhD

who will kick of our lecture series on Wednesday, September 18th, 12.30-1.30 in MFAC 354 with his talk entitled "Right in the Center: Research in Etruscan and Mediterranean Archaeology from the Late Bronze Age to Early Archaic Period"


Congratulations to the winners of the 2013-14 IEMA Travel and Research Scholarship

Erin Warford (Classics)
The Multipolar Polis: Pilgrimage in the Attic Countryside

Patrick Willett (Anthropology)
Gökhöyük Bağları Excavation Project in Turkey

Erin McDonald (Anthropology)
Pollen studies in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Ryan Hughes (Classics)
The Bir Madhkur Project

Darren Poltorak (Anthropology and Classics)
The Cumidava Archaeological Research Project

Massimo Betello (Classics) 2008
Sidewalks and stepping stones: negotiation and meaning of pedestrian traffic flow in Pompeii

Dan Griswold (Anthropology)
Egypt and the Late Bronze AgeI at Tel el Ifshar, Israel