Activities of the staff of the Archaeometry group

On this page, we present miscelleneous recent past and future activities of the members of the Archaeometry research group.

2011

January

Conferences and practical courses in Archaeology and  Metallurgy at the Department of Archaeology of Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso) : 10 January - 10 February.
  • Vincent Serneels : talks and practical courses.
  • Ildiko Katona-Serneels : help on the field.
Fieldtrip Angkor, Cambodia at the Ecole Française d’Extrême Orient of Siem Reap (project Khmer ceramics with A.Desbat, laboratoire de céramologie Lyon)
  • Gisela Thierrin-Michael

March

Fieldtrips to the Kaiserstuhl region (project wheel-turned ceramics, Early La Tène)
  • Gisela Thierrin-Michael

April

 "Frühchristentum und Mosaike in Rom“ in the frame of the Bremerkurs B 75 , in Rome (Italy) : 3-10 April.
  • Marino Maggetti : Lectures and field trips.
Conference in the frame of "14eme Journées Métal" at the University of Toulouse (France) : 22 April.
  • Raphaëlle Soulignac : "Ethnoarchéologie des forges au Pays Dogon et analyses chimiques (XRF), un pas vers une meilleure interprétation des scories", talk.
  • Munteanu, G., Tamas, C., Cauuet, B., Mut, G.: "Un district minier du piémont du Canigou. L’exploitation du fer de l’Antiquité à l’époque moderne sur la commune de Baillestavy (Pyrénées Orientales)", talk
"Steine und Salz“ in the frame of the the Bremerkurs A5, in Aquileja, Grado, Trieste and the Istria peninsula (Italy) : 25 April-3May.
  • Marino Maggetti : Lectures and field trips.

May

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V., Kolloquium SS 201, at the Faculty of Chemistry and Mimeralogy of Leipzig (Germany) : 19 May.
  • Marino Maggetti : Invited lecture, "Archäometrie zur Herstellung lothringischer Feinkeramik“.

June

International Conference, "Archeometallurgy in Europe" in Bochum (Germany) : 29 June - 1July.
  • Raphaëlle Soulignac : "A new step towards a better understanding of smithing slags: the complementarity of ethnoarchaeology and petrological techniques", talk.
  • Vincent Serneels : Member of the scientific committee.
  • Vincent Serneels : talk.
  • Sébastien Perret : talk.
  • Cauuet, B., Ancel, B., Tamas, C., Boussicault, M., Orcel, C.: "Drainage Water Wheels from Alburnus Maior Au-Ag Mines, Roman Dacia (Roşia Montana, NW Romania)", talk.
  • Daniela Koenig : talk.

Congrès de l’AFEAF, Bordeaux (France) : 2-5 June

  • Gisela Thierrin-Michael, L. Augier et al., talk

Conférence internationale "Indices et Traces, la Mémoire des Gestes“, Université de Nancy I Henri Poincaré, Faculté d’Odontologie (France) : 16-17 June

  • Marino Maggetti : Invited lecture, "Pigments et émaux des faïences françaises – analyses et reconstitution technologique“.


September

Annual Meeting of the international project : Human populations and paleoenvironnement in West Africa in Geneva (Switzerland): 12-14 September
  • Raphaëlle Soulignac : talk.
  • Vincent Serneels : talk.

EMAC’11, 11th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics, Vienna (Austria) : September 29-October 1.

  • Marino Maggetti : member of the scientific committee.
  • Marino Maggetti : "Paul-Louis Cyfflé’s (1724-1806) search for porcelain“, talk.
  • Giacomo Eramo, Marino Maggetti : "Two pottery kilns from Aventicum (2nd Century AD, Ct. Vaud, Switzerland): raw materials and temperature distribution“, talk.


October


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December




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