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This volume brings together archaeologists, archaeological scientists and historians contributing different specialisms to an emerging field of research: food and foodways in the medieval Eastern Mediterranean. It presents the output of the POMEDOR project “People, pottery and food in the medieval Eastern Mediterranean” funded by the French National Research Agency. POMEDOR focused on changes in transitional periods, such as the Crusades and the Turkish conquests, as viewed through archaeological and archaeometric studies of pottery. The volume offers a wider scope, with research based on archaeobotany, archaeozoology, biological anthropology, and the study of archaeological structures, texts and iconography. Last but not...

The 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE) will take place in Basel (Switzerland) from June 9-13, 2014.
The following papers will be presented in the Islamic session by members of the POMEDOR network:

C. Bouchaud, P.-M. Blanc: Plant heritage and agricultural systems in Near East during Islamic period

A. Eger : (Re)Mapping Medieval Antioch: Life After the Islamic Conquests

M.-O. Rousset : Discovering the Fatimid mosque of Tyre (Lebanon)

N. Rashid : Sgraffito Pottery from the First Muslim Conquered City of Debal (Banbhore), in South Asia-Pakistan

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Date: 
09/06/2014 (All day) to 13/06/2014 (All day)

The series of conferences "Jean Pouilloux" organized by the "Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée" (Lyon, France) present results of academic research to a wide audience.

The conference of March 17th 2021, "Chalcis, un hub maritime médiéval en Égée", is proposed by Yona Waksman.

It will be in French and accessible by zoom. Registration is free and mandatory.

Register

Abstract and further information on the Jean Pouilloux conferences

Watch the conference on YouTube...

Date: 
Wed, 17/03/2021 - 6:00pm

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) opens permanent researcher positions, including several this year which may be related to POMEDOR themes:

Section n°32 : Ancient and medieval worlds

N°32/02 - 6 Associate scientists normal class : Of which as a priority :
- 1 associate scientist normal class on the theme : « Territorial dynamics : population, production, exchanges »
- 1 associate scientist normal class on the theme : « Economy and animal production ».

Interdisciplinary committee n°52 : Social environments: from fundamentals to operations

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The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) opens permanent researcher positions this year, including one which will be preferably attributed to a specialist in "History and archaeology of materials: Antiquity and Middle-Ages" ("Histoire et archéologie des matériaux : Antiquité et Moyen Âge").

General information
http://www.dgdr.cnrs.fr/drhchercheurs/concoursch/informer/default-fr.htm

Further information
http://www.dgdr.cnrs.fr/drhchercheurs/concoursch/default-fr.htm

http://www.cnrs.fr/comitenational/evaluation/CritEval.htm

Deadline January 7th 2020

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The aim of the LRCW Conference series is the presentation and publication of Late Roman pottery (3rd century AD to the end of Antiquity) from the Mediterranean region.
The 7th conference proposed the following sessions:

  • The Western Mediterranean
  • The Eastern Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean Islands in the stream
  • Late Roman Pottery in Hispania
  • Special session: The problem of the 8th century

Presentations by POMEDOR members include:

Eva Todorova, together with Charikleia Diamantis
"Corpus of Byzantine Amphora Stamps"

Alessandra Pecci, together with Miguel Ángel Cau, Joan Roig Ribas:
"PreliminayOrganic Residue Analysis of Late Roman Amphorae from Eivissa (Balearic Islands,...

Date: 
15/10/2019 (All day) to 19/10/2019 (All day)

The theme of the 13th International ANAMED annual symposium, organized by Filiz Yenișehirlioğlu, Beate Arslan Böhlendorf and POMEDOR member Nikos Kontogiannis, is

Glazed Wares as Cultural Agents in the Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman Lands: Evidence From Technological and Archaeological Research

It will take place in Istanbul on 6-7 December 2018.

From ANAMED website:
The intent of ANAMED’s 2018 Annual Symposium is to bring together researchers engaged in the study of decoration and technology of glazed pottery, ranging from the early Byzantine era to the end of the Ottoman period. More than 10 years ago, the first International Symposium on Late...

Date: 
06/12/2018 (All day) to 07/12/2018 (All day)

The program of the 12th International Congress on Medieval & Modern Period Mediterranean Ceramics is online!

It is particularly rich, and we are very happy that a special day will focus on Thebes and Chalkis, and take place there.

Many members of the POMEDOR network will attend and present their work.

 

Program

Conference website

AIECM3 association

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Date: 
21/10/2018 (All day) to 27/10/2018 (All day)

The proceedings of the Antalya AIECM3 conference came out, a beautiful publication!

It includes several papers written by members of the POMEDOR network (underlined in the table of contents).

Contents vol.1

Contents vol.2

The book may be purchased e.g. on Zerobooks website....

of the national training program "Archaeological and Archaeometric Approaches to Ceramics: Byzantine World and Medieval Middle-East" gathered in Lyon 19 participants of Syrian, Iranian, Algerian, Italian and ... French nationality, coming from all over France, as well as from Beyrouth and Florence.

The training included both methodological approaches to ceramics studies, focusing especially on analytical ones (fabrics, petrographic and chemical analysis for provenance and technology studies, residues analysis for studies of contents and uses...), and courses on Byzantine and Eastern Mediterranean medieval pottery, including hands-on on sherds and observations under the binocular, supplemented...

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