Saturday, 6th February 2016 

The University of Bern, Switzerland. Building Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36, 3000 Bern, Room F 021

Session 7: Kyrgyzstan
Chair: Jan Bemmann

08:30 Results of archaeological excavations on the site Novopokrovskoe II 2004-2014 Rott Philipp
Universität Bonn, Berlin (DE)
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08:55 Urban development in the Chu Valley in the Middle Ages in context of the archaeological materials of Novopokrovskoe II, Kyrgyzstan. Kolchenko Valery
Institut für Geschichte und Kulturerbe der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften Kyrgyzstans, Bishkek (KG)

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09:20 Nomadic Urbanism: New discoveries of highland cities of the Kharakhanid Empire Frachetti Michael
Washington University, St. Louis (US)
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09:45 Discussion    
10:05 Coffee Break    

Session 8: Mongolia / Kazakhstan
Chair: Aydogdy Kurbanov

10:30 Urban cultures of Inner Asian Nomadic Empires: from Xiongnu to Mongols Kradin Nikolay
Institute of History and Archaeology, Vladivostok (RU)
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10:55 Aspects of Urbanization und Centrality in Nomadic Empires of Mongolia Bemmann Jan
University of Bonn, Bonn (DE)
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11:20 Walled Sites in the Inner Syrdarya delta: Evidences of Non-Permanent Urbanism during the Iron Age (2nd half of the 1st millennium BC) Bonora Gian Luca
"L.N. Gumilev" Eurasian National University, Astana (KZ)
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11:45 Cross-planed constructions in the Tianshan Foothills region Torgoev Asan
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (RU)
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12:10 Discussion    
12:40 Lunch    


Session 9: Kazakhstan
Chair: Gian Luca Bonora

14:00 Dzhuvara – Ancient Capital of Oguz in the Light of Recent Archaeological Excavations Voyakin Dmitriy
Archaeological Expertise LLC, Almaty (KZ)
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14:25 Kuiryktobe site – medieval Keder Baipakov Karl
Institute of Archaeology MES RK, Almaty (KZ)

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14:50 On the interpretation of the female figure on a ceramic fragment from Taraz Eder Saltanat
University of Bonn, Ampass (AT)
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 15:15 Key Note:
The connected oasis: Ancient Khorezm between the Near East and the Eurasian steppes.
Kidd Fiona 
New York University, Abu Dhabi (AE)
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 16:00 Questions    
16;30 Coffee Break    

Closing Session
Chair: Mirko Novak

16:55 Concluding discussion of the conference Moderator:
Novak Mirko
University of Bern, Bern (CH)
Closure of Conference University of Bern
Society for the Exploration of EurAsia

19:00 Dinner Invited Speakers only  
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