26.09.2022 Interactions between Birds and Humans in the Ancient Near East. 14.-15. Oktober 2022


Interactions between Birds and Humans in the Ancient Near East

Friday 14. 10. 2022

Hörsaal OOA26 - Deutschhausstraße 12

9.00 Welcome

9.30 Elisabeth von der Osten-Sacken (Philipps-Universität Marburg): Bird-Human Interactions in the Ancient Near East. A Contribution of Near Eastern Archaeology to Human-Animal Studies. Presentation and Status quo of the project.

10.30 Shumon Tobias Hussain (Aarhus University): Triangles of interaction and tanglegrams: Conceptual and visual tools for the study of human-bird engagements in the past.

11.30  Coffee break

12.00 Hedwig Schmalzgruber (Universität Potsdam): Feathered fables: Looking at human-bird relationships in fable collections from Greco-Roman Antiquity.

13.00  Lunch

14.30 Beatrice Demarchi (University of Turin): The identification of archaeological bird remains using biomolecular approaches (palaeoproteomics).

15.15 Laerke Recht (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz): Birds in Prehistoric Cyprus.

16.00  Coffee break

16.30 Michael Lang (Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck): Utnapishtim's Birds: Reflections on Meaning, Narrative Function, and Intertextuality.

17.15 Thorsten Fögen (Durham University): Peacocks in Roman literature.

Saturday 15. 10. 2022

Raum O1A03 - Deutschhausstraße 12

9.00  Lisa Yeomans (University of Copenhagen): Avifaunal remains from Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene sites in Eastern Jordan: Human-bird-environment interactions.

10.00 Ben Greet (Universität Zürich): Crossing Boundaries: Comparing the Birds of Göbekli Tepe and Çatalhöyük.

11.00  Coffee break

11.30 Nerissa Russell (Cornell University): Storks, Humans, and Landscape on the Konya Plain, Turkey.

12.30  Lunch

14.00 Frank Simons (Universität Wien): Identification of birds in Ancient Near Eastern texts.

15.00 Nicla De Zorzi (Universität Wien): The bird omens from Šumma ālu: Reconstruction and interpretation.

16.00  Coffee break

16.30 Laura Battini (Collège de France CNRS): Changes in human-bird relations in Mesopotamia as reconstructed by archaeological and iconographic data: From Akkadian to Old-Babylonian Period

17.30 Closing-up discussion

Link zu den Online-Vorträge: https://webconf.hrz.uni-marburg.de/b/fre-v0f-fva-wlg