LAC, Landscape Archaeology Conferences, 2016 - OPEN CALL FOR PAPER AND POSTER PROPOSALS
The LAC 2016 Scientific Committee is now inviting submissions of abstracts for individual papers and posters!
The list of the accepted sessions by themes is as follows:
A. Integrated Approaches in Landscape Archaeology
A1 Living in a Landscape – How to incorporate the short-term in landscape archaeology
A2 Interactions in archaeology
A3 Late Glacial Northern Landscapes: an Integrative Approach to Paleolandscape and Human Land Use Reconstructions
A4 “Cultural Landscapes: what for?” - Demonstrating the social impact of our work
B. Landscape Historical Ecology and Climate Change
B1 PAGES LandCover6k: mapping past global anthropogenic land cover and land use for climate modelling
B2 Land Use and Land Cover Change (LULCC) in pre-colonial sub-Saharan Africa
B3 Landscape Archaeology and the History of the Commons
B4 Environmental Humanities: A rethinking of landscape archaeology?
C. Landscapes and Water
C1 Social construction and senses of water
C2 Waterscapes – engineering and entanglement
C3 Water harvesting systems as key for understanding human management of arid environments
C4 Water or Land? Medieval Wetlands as Encultured Landscapes
C5 The ever-changing environment: Landscape-archaeology in river landscapes
C6 Archaeology of Water Landscapes
D. Frontier Landscapes, Landscape Frontiers
D1 Crossing Boundaries: exploring the limits of “landscape”
D2 Exploring the rural edge – Outland landscape exploitation and resource colonization
D3 Rethinking “critical frontier studies”: Disentangling transitional landscape narratives
D4 The landscape of The Mining District of Bergslagen - In the Borderland between the Agricultural Areas and the Large Wooded areas
E. Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology
E1 Cross-disciplinary and integrative approaches to human-environment interactions in Mediterranean landscape archaeology
E2 Mediterranean Seascapes: places, lifeways, interactions
E3 The Formation of Terraced Landscapes around the Mediterranean: Timing and Motivation
E4 Frontiers and island landscapes in Sardinia
F. Mobility and Landscape
F1 Rethinking Mountain Cultural Landscapes: Integrated analysis on pastoralism and transhumance
F2 Nomadic spatiality: the production of meaningful landscapes by mobile peoples
F3 Mobility, Stability and Human-Landscape Interaction in the archaeology of Asia
F4 Landscapes of mobility: the use of computational approaches in modelling ancient patterns of connectivity
G. Landscape Archaeology in Practice
G1 Historic Landscape Photography
G2 Archaeological Approaches to Coastal and Island Landscapes at Risk
G3 Geophysical approaches to landscape archaeology
G4 Exploring maritime landscapes by multi-proxy approaches: Combining geomorphological, palaeofaunistical and geophysical methods
The paper/poster abstracts may be submitted on an official Abstract Submission form.
The deadline for paper/poster submission is 1st April 2016.
Questions regarding abstract submission should be sent to the secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding other matters (e.g. exhibition, venues, and general information) please contact Professor Paul Lane at email@example.com
Registration for the Landscape Archaeology Conference 2016 is now open!
Please take advantage of the early bird registration before 1 May 2016. All prices include VAT.
Early Bird Registration Fee:Regular Participant: SEK 1700
Registered Student (please provide proof): SEK 1200
Late Registration Fee: Regular Participant: SEK 2100. after 15th June 2016 Student Participant: SEK 1700
Conference Dinner at Gamla Uppsala 24th August: SEK 350
Conference webpage: Additional can be found on the the LAC 2016 conference webpage http://www.arkeologi.uu.se/Seminars/conferences-and-workshops/LAC_2016/?languageId=1
There will be a one-day meeting in Uppsala hosted by IHOPE Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (http://ihopenet.org/) on Monday 22nd August 2017, for which pre-registration (free) will be required. Further details will be available soon.
An excursion to Gamla Uppsala will be arranged during the conference. Post-conference excursions options will include northern Uppland to visit sites associated with the iron industry by Walloon immigrants especially during the 17th century, and the island of Gotland, well known for its prominence during the Viking Age and the architectural splendours of Visby - the main centre of the Hanseatic League during the 12th to 14th century. There will also be opportunities to visit various prehistoric sites in Sweden.
Paul Lane, Professor of Global Archaeology
Chair, Local LAC 2016 Organising Committee
Department of Archaeology & Ancient History,