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23 - 26 October 2014

2200 BC - A climatic breakdown as a cause for the collapse of the old world?

 


Thursday,  23 October 2014

 


Registration in the Audimax (open from 16.00)

18.30
Prof. Dr. Udo Sträter
Welcome 

19.15
Plenary lecture Audimax

Prof. Dr. Harvey Weiss (New Haven / USA)
"When civilizations collapse – the Tell Leilan project, Syria
Adaptive strategies and altered trajectories at 4,2 - 3,9 ka BP"

Subsequent reception in the Audimax


Friday, 24 October 2014

 

Registration in the Audimax (open from 7.30)

9.00 - 9.30
Prof. Dr. Harald Meller (Halle / D), Prof. Dr. Roberto Risch (Barcelona / E),
Dr. Reinhard Jung (Wien / A), Prof. Dr. Helge Wolfgang Arz (Rostock / D)

Welcome

Session natural sciences

9.30 - 10.00
Prof. Dr. Helge Wolfgang Arz (Rostock / D)
A dry event recorded around 2200 BC in brine sediments from the Northern Red Sea

10.00 - 10.30
Dr. Stefan Kröpelin (Köln / D)
Climate change in Northeastern Africa during the middle Holocene

10.30 - 11.00
Prof. Dr. Dominik Fleitmann (Reading / UK)
Climate change in Anatolia and the Middle East around 2200 BC

11.00 - 11.30  coffee break

11.30 - 12.00
Prof. Dr. Frank Sirocko (Mainz / D)
Climate change during Neolithic and Bronze Age times in Central Europe

12.30 - 13.00
Dr. Alexander Land (Stuttgart / D)
Extreme climate events identified by wood-anatomical features from the river Main valley (Germany) – a case study for 3000 to 2000 BC

13.30 - 14.00 Lunch

Session archaeology

14.00 - 14.30
Dr. Felix Höflmayer (Chicago / USA)
Egypt and the Southern Levant during the Early Bronze Age: C14, chronology, connections

14.30 - 15.00
Dr. Juan Carlos Moreno García (Paris / F)
Climatic change or sociopolitical transformation? Reassessing late 3rd millennium BC in Egypt

15.00 - 15.30
Dr. Hermann Genz (Beirut / RL)
The transition from the Early to the Middle Bronze Age on the Lebanese Coast

15.30 - 16.00
Dr. Mara Weinelt, Dr. Walter Dörfler, Christian Schwab und Martin Hinz (Kiel / D)

Climate change, landscape, and societal development in the Central European and Mediterranean area 4200 years BP

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 17.00
Dr. Vasıf Şahoğlu (Ankara / TUR)
The Early Bronze Age Anatolian trade network: Its development and collapse around 2200 BC

17.00 - 17.30
Dr. Stephan Blum, Dr. Simone Riehl (Tübingen / D)
Troja im 23. Jahrhundert v. Chr.: Umweltdynamik und kultureller Wandel

17.30 - 18.00
Dr. Lindy Crewe (Manchester / UK)
From global to local: The beginning of the Early Bronze Age on Cyprus

18.00 - 18.30
Dr. Reinhard Jung (Wien / A), Dr. Bernhard Weninger (Köln / D)

Continuity and change in the Eastern and Central Mediterranean around the time of the 4.2 ka calBP climate event

20.00
Reception in the State Museum of Prehistory and visit to the permanent exhibition


Saturday 25 October 2014

 
9.00 - 9.30
Dr. Lorenz Rahmstorf (Kopenhagen / DK)
The Aegean before and after ca. 2200 BC

9.30 - 10.00
Prof. Dr. Marco Pacciarelli (Neapel / I), Dr. Teodoro Scarano (Lecce / I), Dr. Anita Crispino (Sirakus / I),
Southern Italy around 2200 BC

10.00 - 10.30
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Leonardi, Dr. Michele Cupitò (Padua / I), Marco Baioni (Brescia / I ), Dr. Cristina Longhi (Milan / I ), Dr. Nicoletta Martinelli (Verona / I)
Northern Italy around 2200 BC. From Copper to Early Bronze Age : Continuity and/or discontinuity?

10.30 - 11.00
Prof. Dr. Vicente Lull, Prof. Dr. Rafael Micó, Prof. Dr. Christina Rihuete-Herrada, 
Prof. Dr. Roberto Risch (Barcelona / E)

Transition and conflict at the end of the 3rd millennium in South Iberia

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00
Martin Hristov (Sofia / BG)
New evidence for mortuary and ritual activity in northern part of Balkan Peninsula: A case study from South Bulgaria in the second half of the 3rd millennium BC

12.00 - 12.30
Dr. Klára Pusztainé Fischl (Miskolc-Egyetemváros / H), Viktória Kiss (Budapest / H), Dr. Gabriella Kulcsár (Budapest / H) und Vajk Szeverényi  (Szeged / H)
Old and new narratives for the Carpathian Basin around 2200 BC

12.30 - 13.00
Prof. Dr. Janusz Czebreszuk, Prof. Dr. Marzena Szmyt (Poznań / PL)
Living in the North European Plain around 2200 BC: Between continuity and change

13.00 - 14.30 Lunch

14.30 - 15.00
Prof. Dr. François Bertemes (Halle / D ), Dr. Volker Heyd (Bristol / UK)
2200 BC - Innovation or evolution? About the genesis of the Danubean Early Bronze Age

15.00 - 15.30
Dr. Ralf Schwarz (Halle / D)
Cultural break or continuity? - Central Germany in the 23rd century BC

15.30 - 16.00
Dr. Laurent Carozza (Toulouse / F), Cyril Marcigny (Longues-sur-Mer / F), Jean-François Berger, Albane Burens (Toulouse / F)
Society and environment at the beginning of the 3rd millennium BC: 2200 BC a tipping point ?

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 17.00
Prof. Dr. Andrew Fitzpatrick (Bournemouth / UK)
Britain and Ireland in 2200 BC. Why did the Bell Beaker culture continue into the Early Bronze Age period?

17.00 - 17.30
Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller (Kiel / D)
2200 BC North Central Europe and South Scandinavia: Social dynamics and environmental change

17.30 - 18.00
Final discussion

Sunday 26 October 2014

9.00
Excursion to different sites in Saxony-Anhalt