Approaches to Archaeological Landscapes - tools, methodology and case studies

The National History Museum of Romania has the pleasure of inviting you to the conference 'Approaches to Archaeological Landscapes - Tools, Methodology and Case Studies', which will be held from 22nd-23rd October 2014 in Bucharest, Romania. This event is organized in collaboration with the National Heritage Institute (Romania) and UMR 7041 ArScAn (Archéologie et Sciences de l’Antiquité) – Équipe Archéologies Environementales (France).

The conference is a final event for the Romanian project “Archaeological Landscapes. Outlook, history and evolution” , funded by the Romanian Ministry of Culture and is placed also under the auspices of the European Project "ArchaeoLandscapes Europe" (ArcLand ). The purpose of the project is to promote the concept of archaeological landscape and its research methods within the Romanian scientific community.

The Conference will be structured in the following way:

  • Day 1 - will be dedicated to theoretical approaches regarding the concept of landscape (definitions, history, evolution,etc.) and methods of interpretation (GIS, remote sensing, LiDAR, aerial photography, geostatistics, spatial analysis, archeogeography, etc.). Speakers from countries with a long tradition in the analysis of landscape archeology are expected.
  • Day 2 - will be dedicated to presentations of national and international projects already implemented or in progress.

Participants are invited to hold a presentation in one or both of the mentioned sections. Presentations should be held in English and must not exceed 20 minutes + plus 5 min discussion after each contribution. The abstracts will be published in the conference brochure and on the project’s website in a trilingual form (English / French / Romanian). The papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

There is no registration fee, but participants are required to provide for their own travel and accomodation.

You can attend in person or participate by Skype at the following ID archaeo_landscape_conference

For more info see: http://www.arcland.eu/outreach/conferences/1822-bucharest-conference2014-2

or: http://www.mnir.ro/index.php/noi-detalii-privind-conferinta-stiintifica-internationala-abordari-ale-peisajelor-arheologice-instrumente-metodologie-si-studii-de-caz-in-domeniul-patrimoniului-arhitectural-si-arheologic-e/