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An International Japan-Netherlands Archaeology Workshop: Northern Hunter-Gatherers in Comparative Perspective: Identity, Technology and Transformation

Wanneer:di 13-01-2015 13:00 - 18:00
Waar:Academy Building, Room A3, Broerstraat, Groningen The Netherlands

An International Japan-Netherlands Archaeology Workshop: Northern Hunter-Gatherers in Comparative Perspective: Identity, Technology and Transformation

Supported by:

ARCHON
Arctic Centre, University of Groningen
Groningen Institute of Archaeology (GIA)
Baikal Hokkaido Archaeology Project (SSHRC)

Speakers:

Prof. Peter JORDAN (Arctic Centre / GIA)
Welcome and Opening

Prof. Hirofumi KATO (Hokkaido University)
Tracing the Emergence of Ainu Ethnicities using Archaeological Data

Prof. Noboru ADACHI (University of Yamanashi)
Ethnic derivation of the Hokkaido Ainu inferred from mtDNA data

Prof. Hajime ISHIDA (University of Ryukyus)
Morphological characteristics and bioarchaeology of the Asian and Japanese human populations

Prof. Daan RAEMAEKERS (GIA)
A Ceramic Perspective on the Transition to Farming in Northwest Europe

Dr. Hans PEETERS (GIA)
Long-term use of pit-hearths, their disappearance, and the appearance of pottery in the Mesolithic to Early Neolithic in the western Netherlands

Ms. Liz Matthews (Arctic Centre / GIA)
The Mesolithic of the British Isles - Current Theory and Practice

Ms. Sarah Dresscher (Arctic Centre / GIA)
Surviving off the land and sea: understanding the expansion of European commercial hunting systems into the High Arctic

No need to register - email p.d.jordan@rug.nl with any queries