The Insights of Natural and Exact Sciences in the Understanding of the Chalcolithic Period

Sponsored by The Forum for the Research of the Chalcolithic Period, The Institute and Department of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Location:

The Forum for the Research of the Chalcolithic Period (with the Institute and Department of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University)

7th Meeting: The Insights of Natural and Exact Sciences in the Understanding of the Chalcolithic Period

February 20th, 2014

Tel Aviv University, Gilman building, Room 496

Schedule:

8.30: Registration

9.00-9.15: Greetings

9.15-10.45: First session

Chairperson: Raphael Greenberg (Tel Aviv University)

Daniella Bar-Yosef (Tel-Aviv University):

Body Ornaments in the Chalcolithic Period: Symbolic Aspects of Shape and Color

Patricia Smith and Liora K. Horwitz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem):

The Chalcolithic Population in the Levant in Life and Death

Liora K. Horwitz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): 

The Role of Animals in the Chalcolithic of the Southern Levant - Diet, Economic Strategies, and  Ritual

10.45-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-12.00: Second session

Chairperson: Naomi Porat (The Geological Survey of Israel)\

Ehud Weiss (Bar Ilan University):

The Beginning of Horticulture in the Chalcolithic Period in Light of Botanical and Molecular Finds

Mira Bar Matthews (The Geological Survey of Israel):

Climate Oscillation in the Eastern Mediterranean during Early-Mid Holocene

12.00-12.45: Lunch break

12.45-13.45: Third session

Chairperson: Liora K. Horwitz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Elisabetta Boaretto (Weitzmann Institute):

The Chronology of the Chalcolithic Period based on Radiometric Research

Naomi Porat (The Geological Survey of Israel):

The Dating of Proto-Historic Buildings by OSL

13.45-14.00: Coffee break

14.00-15.00: General Discussion

Chairperson: Naama Scheftelowitz (Tel-Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University in the Negev)

Note:

Immediately after this meeting will be the Yohanan Aharoni Annual Conference in honour of Prof. Jack Yakar.

 

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