Final Programme

IMASS workshop, March 30-31 

Day 1: Thursday March 30

Venue: UvA Oudemanhuispoort, room C 0.17

Address: Oudemanhuispoort 4-6

09.15 Arrival and morning coffee

09.30 Welcome and introduction

09.45 Niels Algreen Møller: Untangling the life history of Iron Age farmsteads and settlements in Western Jutland, Denmark

10.15 Coffee and tea

10.45 Maria Petersson: Early Iron Age society and its organisation in the province of Östergötland (Sweden)

11.15 Andres Kimber: Settlement and agriculture on the lower reaches of river Jägala, Northern Estonia

11.45 Discussion 1. Chaired by Niels Algreen Møller

12.15 LUNCH

13.45 Karen Milek: The contribution of integrated geoarchaeological methods to the interpretation of life-histories of rural settlement sites

14.15 Radoslaw Grabowski: Settlement biographies and methodological integration in south Scandinavian Iron Age research

14.45 Andra Simniškytė-Strimaitienė: The use of geoarchaeological methods to delineate space dynamics and formation processes at settlement site in a forested area, East Lithuania

15.15 Coffee and tea

15.30 Gary Nobles: Finding order in chaos: multi-disciplinary methodologies and the spatial analysis of settlement remains

16.00 Claudia Sciuto & Lorenza La Rosa: Near Infrared Spectroscopy between social archaeology and geochemistry. A transdisciplinary experiment from a Swedish Mesolithic dwelling site

16.30 Discussion 2. Chaired by Karen Milek & Gary Nobles

19.30 Dinner at restaurant De Plantage. Address: Plantage Kerklaan 36

Day 2: Friday March 31

Venue: UvA University Library, room C. 0.07 (Doelenzaal)

Address: Singel 421-427

09.30 Harry Fokkens: Toward a new research agenda for Dutch settlement archaeology

10.00 Peter Mose Jensen: Intentional or unintentional house-fires?

10.30 Bastiaan Steffens: Questioning Continuity

11.00 Coffee and tea

11.15 Marianne Høyem Andreasen: Kongehøj II – a Bronze Age house with many possibilities

11.45 Yvonne van Amerongen: Creating an understanding of daily life in and around a Bronze Age house through science-based artist impressions

12.15 Discussion 3. Chaired by Harry Fokkens

12.45 LUNCH

14.15 Heleen van Londen: Summing up themes, problems and possibilities for methodological integration in north European settlement archaeology

End discussion:

  • The future of IMASS
  • Future meetings
  • Workshop proceedings