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ALRG POZNAŃ CONFERENCE, 18 - 20 MAY 2017

"Current Research on Assyrian Landscapes" is a working meeting of Assyrian Landscapes Research Group. The conference is scheduled to May 18-20, 2017 and will be held at the Faculty of History building (Collegium Historicum Novum), at the Morasko Campus (Umultowska Str. 89D). 

The aim of the meeting is:

  • to discuss the results of field campaigns conducted so far, 
  • to compare methodology of research in each project,
  • to present a preliminary analysis of collected data-sets,
  • to obtain a wider background for interpretation of data by comparison to relevant results of other ARLG projects,
  • to discuss further trajectories of research on Assyrian landscapes.


PRESENTATIONS

During three days, as much as 35 lectures on the realization of particular ALRG projects will be presented by the members of these projects. There will be as well presentations by invited members of the Antiquities Service of Kurdistan as well as and by invited guests representing other scientific projects currently carried out in provinces of Erbil and Duhok of Kurdistan. 

Program
 

PARTICIPATION

No further presentation could be accepted at the moment.

There is, however, a possibility to attend the conference, upon a registration fee:

  • Full Participation (250 pln - includes conference materials, coffee breaks, lunches, and participation in social event on May 18th)
  • One Day Participation (60 pln - includes coffee breaks and lunch) 
Those wanting to participate are requested to register in advance by sending an email to: kolinski@amu.edu.pl
The payment could be made in cash only, upon arrival to Poznań. 
 

VENUE

Poznań is an academic and trade city located midway Warsaw, the capital of Poland, and Berlin. About 1000 year ago it was for a short period of time the capital of Poland but later Kraków become the seat of Polish kings, and finally, in the 17th century, Warsaw. Poznań was always the main city of Wielkopolska (Great Poland) region. 

Adam Mickiewicz University has been founded in 1919 but boasts a history that goes back to Jesuit Lubranski College existing in the city since 1611. The University, ranking no. three in Poland,  is composed of 15 faculties, employs more than 2 900 teachers, and has more than 43 000 on the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level.

Institute of Archaeology (formerly Institute of Prehistory) was created in 1919, when the University was founded. It is composed of five departments: Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, Prehistory of Central and Eastern Europe, Stone and Bronze Age, Iron Age, Theory and Methods in Archaeology, and Laboratory of Bronze Age Mediterranean Archaeology. It carries out numerous scientific projects in Poland, Ukraine, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Sudan and Iraq.
 
... The conference will be held in the new Faculty of History building (Collegium Historicum Novum), at the Morasko University Campus, Umultowska Str. 89D, in the “Dean’s Conference Hall” (ground floor, opposite of the entrance to patio). 

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HOW TO GET TO POZNAŃ?

Poznań could by easily reached by air either by numerous direct flies to Poznań - Ławica airport, both by regular and cheap airlines. Transfer possibilities in air-traffic hubs like Frankfurt, Munchen or Copenhagen increase the number of possible destinations.

Poznań could be as well reached by train. Good start destinations are Berlin (3h ride, 4 services every day) and Warsaw (2.5 hours ride, numerous services every day). 
 

HOW TO GET TO MORASKO CAMPUS

The best connection to Morasko offers Poznań Fast Tram (lines 12, 14, 15, 16, 20) - destination "Os. Sobieskiego". Approx. time of ride from the Main Station is 14. Min. Upon arrival to final stop, there are two possibilities:

  • either cross the train rails behind Os. Sobieski bus station and walk to Collegium Historicum (c. 7 min. walk)
  • or take bus line 98 from the Os. Sobieskiego bus station - direction “Różany Potok”. The bus goes every 15-20 min, ride takes c. 18 min..

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