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International Landscape Archaeology Conference to Be Held at Freie Universität

Opening Lecture by Highly Regarded Archaeologist Professor John Bintliff

№ 145/2012 from Jun 01, 2012

Researchers from the Institute of Geographical Sciences and the Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology, both at Freie Universität Berlin, will be hosting the second International Landscape Archaeology Conference (LAC) from June 6 to 9, 2012. The conference aims to provide archaeologists, geographers, and scientists from related fields with an opportunity to present and discuss their projects in the Earth sciences and landscape archaeology. The conference will be opened with a lecture by the archaeologist John Bintliff from the University of Leiden on June 6 in the Ethnological Museum. The opening lecture is public, and there is no admission charge.

Scientists, students, and representatives of the media are welcome to attend the conference meetings on June 7 and 8, as well as the field trip on June 9 to an iron works in Teltow and to early and high medieval settlement structures in Nottetal. They are requested to register on-site. Participation costs 175 euros, and for those qualifying for reductions, 150 euros. All the lectures and discussions will be in English.

The conference is being supported by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the European Geosciences Union (EGU), the TOPOI Excellence Cluster, and Freie Universität Berlin.

Time and Place

  • Wednesday, June 6, to Saturday, June 9, 2012: On Wednesday the opening lecture will start at 6 p.m. On the following days the meetings will start at 9 a.m. Departure for the field trip will be at 8:30 a.m.
  • Opening Lecture: Lecture hall of the Ethnological Museum, Lansstraße 8, 14195 Berlin; subway station: Dahlem-Dorf (U3), Bus X11, X83, 110
  • Conference Meetings: Conference Center, Seminaris CampusHotel, Takustraße 39, 14195 Berlin; subway station: Dahlem-Dorf(U3), Bus X11, X83, 110

Link to the Conference Schedule


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