Programme

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DAY 1 | Thursday 20 March 2014

Conference starts 9:45  | Opening remarks

PANEL 1    MAPS AND DIGITAL MAPPING

Chair | Lutgarde Vandeput, BIAA

Talbert, Richard University of North Carolina   Invited Speaker | Digital Mapping of Classical Asia Minor and its Routes: Progress and Prospects

Bekker-Nielsen, Tønnes University of Southern Denmark | Ancient Roads in the Third Dimension

Slawisch, Anja Deutsches Archäologisches Institut—Istanbul & Wilkinson, Toby Istanbul University | Processions and Pixels: Modelling the ‘Sacred Way’ from Miletos to Didyma

PANEL 2  DIGITAL APPROACHES TO ROADS AND NETWORKS

Chair | Marie-Henriette Gates, Bilkent University

Popovic, Mihailo Austrian Academy of Sciences  | Invited Speaker | Macro- and Microstructures of the Transportation Infrastructure in the Medieval Balkans and Asia Minor

Massa, Michele University College London | Of Mountains, Wheeled Carts and Network Hubs: Journeying across Anatolia in the Third Millennium BC

Polla, Silvia FU Berlin, Institute for Classical Archaeology | Long Distance Communication Routes and Regional Settlement Patterns. The Example of Roman and Byzantine Cappadocia

PANEL 3   AT SEA AND ON LAND

Chair | Michele Massa, UCL

Şahoğlu, Vasıf  Ankara University  | Invited Speaker | Where the Land Routes End: Coastal Western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium BC

Crow, Jim University Of Edinburgh | Defining Early-Medieval Sea Ways through the Study of Byzantine Coastal Monuments and Structure

Harpster, Matthew University Of Birmingham | Southwestern Anatolia as a Maritime Pivot Between East and West

PANEL 4  COMMUNICATION WITHOUT ROADS?

Chair | Harun Taşkiran, Ankara Univeristy

Carter, Tristan Mcmaster University  | Invited SpeakerFrom Conservative to Cosmopolitan: A Longue Durée Perspective on Anatolian Obsidian Exchange ‘Routes’ from the Epi-Palaeolithic to Chalcolithic

Baysal, Adnan Bülent Ecevit University | Mountains on the Move. ‘Bring Me a Piece of the Mountain on your Way Back Home’

Baysal, Emma BIAA | Routes Without Roads: The Changing Dynamics of Marginality in Prehistoric Anatolia  

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18:10 | End of day 1

19:00 | Reception for invited participants (Papers Givers, Poster Presenters, Chairs and Organisers)

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DAY 2 | Friday 21 March 2014

Conference starts 09:15

PANEL 5  PATHWAYS OF COMMUNICATION IN THE BRONZE AGE

Chair | Elif Denel, ARIT

Efe, Turan  Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University  | Invited Speaker | Rethinking Trade and Trade Routes in the Early Bronze Age of Western Anatolia

Vaessen, Rik University Of Sheffield | Entangling Pathways and Ceramic Developments in Ionia at the End of the Second Millennium BCE

Martino, Shannon The Field Museum |Ikiztepe Once Again. A Balkan Network Revealed in Anatolia

PANEL  6  ROUTES AND ROADS OF THE HITTITES

Chair | Sevinç Günel,  Hacettepe University

Hawkins, David  BIAA  | Invited Speaker | Routes in the Hittite Kingdom

Di Filippo, Francesco & Mori, Lucia  University Of Rome | Tracing the Roads to Melid. New Research Methodologies and Ancient Texts in Dialogue

Kryszeń, Adam University Of Warsaw | Space and Travel in Hatti. Estimating Distances Between Hittite Cities

Shelestin, Vladimir Russian Academy Of Sciences | Hittite Road Names

POSTERS SESSION PANEL 

coffee& tea served

Çinici, Ahmet  Independent researcher | Urban Streets as a Medium of Communication: Street Experience of Sagalassos and Pednelissos (Pisidia, SW Asia Minor)

Chambrade, Marie-Laure & Alarashi, Hala   Archéorient – Univ. Lyon 2  | Acquisition, Circulation and Pathways of Communication During the Neolithic. The Example of Mureybet Mineral Beads

Koçak, Ibrahim Ethem  Ankara University | Ancient Routes from Magnesia to Ephesus

Wilson, Mark  Asia Minor Research Center & Thompson, Glen L. Wisconsin Lutheran College | The Route of Paul’s Second Journey: Can Localizing his Itinerary Along the Road System in Northwestern Anatolia Help to Make Sense of Acts 16?

Adalı, Selim F.  RCAC – Koç University | Anatolian Routes Assumed in Neo-Assyrian Texts

PANEL 7   FROM THE HITTITES TO THE HELLENISTIC/ROMAN PERIOD

Chair | Kutalmış Görkay, Ankara University

Barjamovic, Gojko Harvard University  | Invited Speaker | Travels in the Bronze Age: Communication and Exchange in a Decentralized World

Summers, Geoffrey University of Mauritius | Invited Speaker | HUMPS ALONG THE WAY: Routes, Roads and Transport on the Anatolian Plateau in the Iron Age

Durugönül, Serra & Kaplan, Deniz Mersin University  | Invited Speakers | Routes and Roads in Cilicia during the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: The City and the Social Life

PANEL 8   ROADS IN INSCRIPTIONS

Chair | Stephen Mitchell, BIAA

Adak, Mustafa  University of AntalyaInvited Speaker | Communication Systems in the Lycian Peninsula

Külzer, Andreas Austrian Academy of Sciences | Routes and Roads in Western Asia Minor: The Lydian Case

Iversen, Paul Case Western Reserve University & Hürmüzlü, Bilge Süleyman Demirel University | The Roman System of Roads in the Gönen Ovası

Sayar, Mustafa H. Istanbul University | From Mountains to The Plains: Intercultural Pathways of Cilicia

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18:45End of day 2      

19:30  | Dinner for invited participants (Papers Givers, Poster Presenters, Chairs and Organisers)

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DAY 3 | Saturday 22 March 2014

Conference starts 10:00 a.m.

PANEL 9  ROUTES AND ROADS IN HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN TIMES

Chair | Musa Kadıoğlu, Ankara University

Foss, Pedar DePauw University   Invited Speaker | Changing the Channel: Metaphors and Methods for Studying Roads in Ancient Lycia

Dinç, Rafet Adnan Menderes University | Three Milestones near Tralleis and the Shortcut Routes from Karia to Lydia

Vandeput, Lutgarde & Robinson, Abby BIAA | Roads and Routes through the Taurus Mountains. The Case Study of Pednelissos in Pisidia

PANEL 10  EXPERIENCING ROADS

Chair | Jim Coulton, University of Oxford

Mitchell, Stephen, BIAA  | Invited Speaker | The development of the Roman road system in Asia Minor -  imperial strategy or organic growth?

Stoneman, Richard University of Exeter | How many miles to Babylon? Maps, guides and interpreters in the expeditions of Xenophon and Alexander

Dan, Anca Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris / AOROC, ENS | Shaping Cappadocia: The Five-day Road Trip between the Two Seas

Talloen, Peter University of Leuven | The Road to Salvation: Travel and the Sacred along the Imperial Highway in Pisidia

PANEL 11  ROADS IN THE BYZANTINE TIME

Chair | John Haldon, Princeton University

Belke, Klaus Austrian Academy of SciencesInvited Speaker | Byzantine Roads in Northern and Central Anatolia from Late Antiquity to the Early Ottomans

Turchetto, Jacopo University Of Padua | From Loulon to the Fortress of the Black Camel. Territorial Markers for the Reconstruction of the Road Routes of the Arab Conquest of Cappadocia

Comfort, Anthony University Of Exeter | Military Highways or Silk Routes?  –  Roads and Bridges on the Frontier Between Rome and Persia in Late Antiquity

PANEL 12  SELJUK ROADS: TOWARDS A NEW COMMUNICATION SYSTEM?

Chair | Oya Pancaroğlu, Boğaziçi University

Redford, Scott Koç University | Invited Speaker | Towards a Social History of Seljuk Caravanserais & Routes

Sinclair, Tom University of Cyprus | Roads of the Seljuk Period and of the Roman Period. Routing Problems in the Complex of Roads Between Sivas and Erzincan

Elton, Hugh Trent University | Changes in Routes in the Göksu Valley Between the Bronze age and the Karamanids

CLOSING REMARKS

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18:20 | End of conference

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