Thursday, 4th February 2016

The University of Bern, Switzerland. Building UniS Schanzeneck, Room A003
12:00 Registration  
13:00 Opening Conference University of Bern
Society for the Exploration of EurAsia

Session 1: Turkmenistan
Chair: Carlo Lippolis

13:15 Formation of the earliest urban centre in Central Asia (according to materials from Altyn-Depe) Kircho Lyubov
Institute for the History of Material Culture,
St. Petersburg (RU)
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13:40 City of Kings and Gods Gonur Depe – A Capital of Margush Country: Its Opening by Prof. Victor Sarianidi in Turkmenistan and Newest Discoveries Dubova Nadezhda
Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (RU)

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14:05 The Swiss Research at Gonur Depe in 2014 and 2015 Winkelmann Silvia
University of Bern, Bern (CH)
Meier David
University of Bern, Bern (CH)
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14:30 Discussion    
14:50 Coffee Break    

Session 2: Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan
Chair: Pavel Lurje

15:15 Parthian Nisa: landscape, topography and settlement plan Lippolis Carlo
Università Torino - Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino (IT)
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15:40 The phenomenon of urbanization between the Bronze and Iron Ages in the alluvial fan of the Murghab River (Turkmenistan). First data from the excavation of the Bronze Age sedentary site of Togolok 1 Cerasetti Barbara
University of Bologna, Bologna (IT)
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16:05 Settlement patterns at the Sasanian time in South Turkmenistan (Preliminary survey results in the Abiverd and Merv regions in 2014-2015) Kurbanov Aydogdy
Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Ashgabat (TM)
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16:30 The Excavations at Kojtepa (Samarkand Area) (Uzbekistan: First Results and Work Perspectives Genito Bruno
Università degli Studi di Napoli, Napoli (IT)
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16:55 Society for the Exploration of EurAsia: Objectives and projects 2004-2015
Baumer Christoph
Society for the Exploration of EurAsia, Hergiswil (CH)
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17:15 Discussion    
17:40 Coffee Break    
18:00 Key Note:
The Long Spell of the Territory – Population – Resources Paradigm: Reading the Settlement Landscape in the Spiral of Time
Tosi Maurizio
University of Bologna, Bologna (IT)
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18:50 Questions    
19:30 Cocktail Dinner free for Inv. Speakers, others on registration  

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You can download all abstracts here in one document.
Program subject to change.