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Tuesday,
October 3
Wednesday,
October 4
Thursday,
October 5
Friday,
October 6
Saturday,
October 7
 18:00 – 21:00

Freie Universität Berlin
“Holzlaube”
Fabeckstraße 23-25
14195 Berlin

Room -1.2009

 09:30 – 17:30

Bode-Museum
Am Kupfergraben 3
10117 Berlin

Gobelinsaal


Evening Lecture
19:00 – 20:00

BBAW
Jägerstraße 22/23
10117 Berlin

Einsteinsaal

 09:00 – 13:00

BBAW
Jägerstraße 22/23
10117 Berlin

Einsteinsaal


14:30 – 20:00

Bode-Museum
Am Kupfergraben 3
10117 Berlin

Gobelinsaal

 09:00 – 13:30

BBAW
Jägerstraße 22/23
10117 Berlin

Einsteinsaal


15:00 – 18:00

Bode-Museum
Am Kupfergraben 3
10117 Berlin

Gobelinsaal


Evening Lecture
19:00 – 20:00

BBAW
Jägerstraße 22/23
10117 Berlin

Einsteinsaal

 09:00 – 17:00

Freie Universität Berlin
“Holzlaube”
Fabeckstraße 23-25
14195 Berlin

Room -1.2009

 

Program

3.10.2017
18:00 - 19:00
Registration
19:00 - 21:00
Warming up reception
4.10.2017
09:30 - 09:45
Welcome
Tonio Sebastian RichterFreie Universität Berlin
09:45 - 10:00
Introduction
Silvia PollaFreie Universität Berlin
10:00 - 10:45
An Ice Age settled upon the Roman Empire: confronting and interpreting the archaeology of a great episode in European history
Richard Hodges
10:45 - 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00
The 8th century in Northern Italy: a time of stagnation? An archaeological perspective
Sauro Gelichi
12:00 - 12:30
Muslim presence and economic transformations on seventh and eighth century Aegean islands: is there an insular model of the ‘dark centuries’?
Salvatore Cosentino
12:30 - 13:00
Sailing in the Dark: trade networks and commercial interaction between Crete and the neighboring islands during the period of transition
Natalia Poulou
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30
In search of social and economic activities in the Cyclades islands in the 8th century
Eugenia Gerousi-Bendermacher
14:30 - 15:00
Gortyn of Crete in the 8th century: the role of the Church in the transition
Isabella Baldini
15:00 - 15:30
Out of the dark – Ephesus in the 8th century
Sabine Ladstätter
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30
When the cities do not go missing
Urbanism in Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Nikolas Bakirtzis
Luca Zavagno
16:30 - 17:00
Reusing Ancient Buildings as Charity Centers in Eighth Century Rome
Gregor Kallas
17:00 - 17:30
The Medical Cult of SS
Abbacyrus and John in Rome: how 7th century military and spiritual disputes affected the development of medical care in 8th century Rome and beyond
Eileen Rubery
17:30 - 19:00
Break
19:00 - 20:00
Mediterranean Politics and Connectivity in the late 7th century
Stefan EsdersFreie Universität Berlin
5.10.2017
09:00 - 09:45
A gentle transition? Pottery, trade and exchange in the 8th century
Joanita A. C. Vroom
09:45 - 10:30
Pottery and Mediterranean economic exchange networks under the Arabs in the 8th century: Contrasting the Levant, North Africa and Spain
Paul Reynolds
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30
T.b.a. (8th-century Tunesia)
Philipp von RummelDeutsches Archäologisches Institut
11:30 - 12:00
The city of Tarragona by the 8th century: new elements of discussion
Ada Lasheras Gonzáles
Francesc Rodríguez Martorell
12:00 - 13:00
POSTER SESSION I
Veronica Casali (San Marino), Silvia Donadei (Salento) Giulia Marsili & Lucia Orlandi (Bologna): The 8th century at Gortyn: pottery production and context analysis | Veronica Casali (San Marino) & Debora Pellacchia (Bologna): The 8th century at Gortyn: glass and mosaic production | Alkiviadis Ginalis (Bremen): Harbour infrastructures shedding light on the 8th century AD | Horacio Gonzalez (Wien): Byzantine amphorae in Ephesos, 7th-9th centuries. New evidences for a better understanding of the Middle Byzantine commerce | Georg Pantelidis (TU Darmstadt): Didyma in the 8th century
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:00
Patterns of Transition: The Case of Sicily
Michael Decker
15:00 - 15:30
Cities and markets in transformation in the early medieval Mediterranean: ceramics and trade in Syracuse in the 8th century
Giuseppe Cacciaguerra
15:30 - 16:00
Economy and trade at Ravenna during the 8th century
Enrico Cirelli
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:00
Stone and the Church in the 8th century
The economics of sculpted products and its transformation between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
Michelle Beghelli
17:00 - 17:30
Changing habits and changing scenarios: visual appearance and purchasing power as mirrored by the 8th Century Mediterranean jewellery deposits
Joan Pinar Gil
17:30 - 18:00
Illustrating an Empire: Continuity and Change in Umayyad Visual Culture
Katharina Meinecke
18:00 - 20:00
OFFER: Visit / Guided Tour of the Late Antiquity and Byzantine Collection of the Bode Museum or of the Museum of Islamic Art
6.10.2017
09:00 - 09:45
Fire under the ashes: Byzantine resilience in the long eighth century
Cécile Morrisson
09:45 - 10:30
Transforming spatial economic relations in the Eighth Century - The largest empire of the Late Antiquity
Stefan Heidemann
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30
Building up the Frontier: Micro-Regional and Divergent Settlement Patterns across the Eighth Century on the Umayyad and ‘Abbāsid thughūr
Alexander Asa Eger
11:30 - 12:00
Further thoughts on the kommerkiaroi, trade and the “Dark Centuries” of Byzantium
Federico Montinaro
12:00 - 12:30
St. Nicholas sails from East to West in the 8th Century
Amelia Brown
12:30 - 13:30
POSTER SESSION II
Maria Paola Bulla (Naples): The Islamic Pottery Issues in Tunisia: The Transition (7th–8th Centuries) | Clare Bycroft (Oxford): Quantifying the genetic impact of the Islamic conquest of Iberia (711 CE) | Gabriele Castiglia (Bologna): Urban and Rural Ecclesiastical frameworks in northern Tuscany in the 8th century | Martina Müller-Wiener (Berlin): Northern bilād al-shām in the 8th Century: Changing Patterns of Regional Orientation – The Ceramic evidence | Dorotheé Sack & Martin Gussone (Berlin): Resafa-Rusafat Hisham in the 8th Century. Settlement Pattern of a Caliphal Residence
13:30 - 15:00
Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:30
Transforming cultural practices in 8th century domestic contexts at Kilise Tepe (Turkey)
Mark Jackson
15:30 - 16:00
An open market of Abbasid period exposed in recent excavations in Jerusalem
Dorn Ben-Ami
Yana Tchekhanovets
16:30 - 17:00
Northern Emporia and the 8th century world
A view from new excavations in Ribe
Søren Sindbaek
17:00 - 17:30
Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:30
8th Century emporia, sceatta and Danish kingship
Morten Søvsø
17:30 - 18:00
The Carpathian Basin during the “Transition Period”: how the Avars integrated into the changing world between Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages
Gergeli Szenthe
18:00 - 19:00
Break
19:00 - 20:00
Looking back at the 8th century from the 11th
Christopher Wickham
7.10.2017
09:00 - 09:45
Imperial and Regional Arabic as Mirrored in Arabic Papyri from 8th-Century Egypt
Andreas Kaplony
09:45 - 10:15
Administering Egypt: The role of Coptic within a wider imperial context
Jennifer Cromwell
10:15 - 10:45
Coptic Papyri illuminating the Economy of 8th century Egypt
Frederic KruegerFreie Universität Berlin
Tonio Sebastian RichterFreie Universität Berlin
10:45 - 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Continuity and Change in the notarial practice of Middle Egypt after the Arab conquest
Sophie Kovarik
12:00 - 12:30
Trade and Economic Life in Late Antique and Early Muslim Aswan
Stephanie Schmidt
12:30 - 13:00
Economic contacts between Syria and Egypt in the Early Islamic Period
Lajos Berkes
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30
Papyrus, parchment and the beginning of the written memory of Western Europe
Dario Internullo
14:30 - 15:00
The power of a context: Literary distortion of economic issues
Pia Carolla
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00
Chairman: Concluding Round Table
Bernhard Palme