1st Kültepe International Meeting (KIM)


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1st Kültepe International MeetingKültepe, September 19-23, 2013Conference venue
Kültepe Kazıevi, Kültepe Cad. No 93, Karahöyük, Kocasinan, Kayseri, Turkey. Phone # 0(533)5515102


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Program

Thursday, September 19

  • 18.00 – 21.00 : Registration at Kayseri, Altınsaray Hotel

Friday, September 20

    • 9.00 – 9.20 : Registration at Kültepe
    • 9.20 – 9.35 : Fikri Kulakoğlu & Cécile Michel, Welcome and introduction
    • 9.35 – 9.50 : Haluk Tunçsu, Vice-Governor of Kayseri, Welcome
    • 9.50 – 10.20 : Timothy Harrison (keynote speaker), Northern Levantine Relations with Kanesh and Central Anatolia in the Bronze and Iron Ages

Kültepe Archaeology

    • 10.20 – 10.40 : Kutlu Emre, Tahsin Özgüç : The Nestor of Anatolian Archaeology
    • 10.40 – 11.00 : Fikri Kulakoğlu, Current Researches at Kültepe-Kanesh
    • 11.00 – 11.20 : Discussion
    • 11.20 – 11.40 : Coffe pause

Chronology

    • 11.40 – 12.00 : Kaoru Kashima, The Environmental History at Kültepe for the last 6,000 Years
    • 12.00 – 12.20 : Mogens Larsen, The Relative Chronology of the Old Assyrian Period and its Consequences
    • 12.20 – 12.40 : Discussion
    • 12.40 – 14.00 : Lunch

The site and its population

    • 14.00 – 14.20 : Emin Candansayar, Geophysical Explorations at Kültepe Höyük
    • 14.20 – 14.40 : Thomas Hertel, On Demographic Studies of the Lower Town at Kültepe/Kanesh – Preliminary Observations
    • 14.40 – 15.00 : Handan Üstündağ, Human Skeletal Remains from Kültepe/Kanesh : Current Research and Future Directions
    • 15.00 – 15.20 : Discussion
    • 15.20 – 15.40 : Coffe pause

Archives and archaeology

  • 15.40 – 16.00 : Serkan Kemeç, Şebnem Düzgün, Yenal Melezoğlu & Fikri Kulakoğlu, Temporal and Spatial Archiving Approaches with Precise GNSS for Archaeological Excavations
  • 16.00 – 16.20 : Jan Gerrit Dercksen, Texts Excavated in the House of Ali-ahum (Kt c/k First Part)
  • 16.20 – 16.40 : Veysel Donbaz, The Remaining Unpublished Kültepe Tablets from the Hrozný Excavation in 1925
  • 16.40 – 17.00 : Discussion
  • 17.00 – 18.00 : General discussion on the archaeological aspects (mapping, chronology, etc.)

Saturday, September 21
Anatolian settlements

    • 9.20 – 9.40 : Ryoichi Kontani, The Kayseri Region in the Late Third and Early Second Millennium BC
    • 9.40 – 10.00 : Alessio Palmisano, Understanding Settlement Structures and Pathways of Communication in Central Anatolia during the Old Assyrian Colony Period
    • 10.00 – 10.20 : Xiaowen Shi, Anatolian Villages as Seen Through the Old Assyrian Text Corpus
    • 10.20 – 10.40 : Discussion
    • 10.40 – 11.00 : Coffe pause

Archives and women

    • 11.00 – 11.20 : Hakan Erol, The Archive of Šu-Ištar son of Aššur-bāni (Kt 92/k 264-1008) (Turkish/English)
    • 11.20 – 11.40 : Klaas R. Veenhof, Elamma, an Old Assyrian Trader of the “Classical” Type
    • 11.40 – 12.00 : Cécile Michel, Women in the 1993 Archives
    • 12.00 – 12.20 : Discussion
    • 12.20 – 14.00 : Lunch

Metals and minerals

      • 14.00 – 14.20 : Ergun Kaptan, Ancient Stone Materials Used For Ore Enrichment In Anatolia
      • 14.20 – 14.40 : Evren Yazgan, Cassiterite (Tin) Mineralization Related with Erciyes Volcanic Activities and the Mode of Formation of the Magnetite-Cassiterite-Yazganite-Tridymite Paragenesis
      • 14.40 – 15.00 : Joseph Lehner, Cooperation and Scalar Organization of Metal Trade During the 2nd Millennium BC
      • 15.00 – 15.20 : Levent Ercanlı & Ali Kalkanlı, Metal Working Technologies in Assyrian Trade Colonies Period Based on Archaeometrical Studies

<:li>15.00 – 15.20 : Discussion

    • 15.20 – 15.40 : Coffe pause

Daily life

  • 15.40 – 16.00 : Güzel Öztürk, Kültepe Early Bronze Age Idols
  • 16.00 – 16.20 : Sabahattin Ezer & Güray Tüysüz, Pottery Production in Kültepe
  • 16.20 – 16.40 : Discussion
  • 16.40 – 18.00 : General discussion on the publication of archives within their archaeological context

Sunday, September 22
Environment

    • 9.40 – 10.00 : Ryutaro Naruhashi & Kaoru Kashima, Holocene Paleoenvironmental Changes inferred from Sediment Cores of Wetland near Kültepe Site, Kayseri Basin, Central Anatolia
    • 10.00 – 10.20 : Nurdan Yavuz, Pollen Records as Palaeovegetational and Palaeoclimatic Indicators around the City of Kanesh
    • 10.20 – 10.40 : Murat Çayır, The New Title in Kültepe Texts, rabi ṭābātim “The Chief of Salt Dealer” (Turkish)
    • 10.40 – 11.00 : Discussion
    • 11.00 – 11.20 : Coffe pause

Writing and seals

    • 11.20 – 11.40 : Guido Kryszat, Old Assyrian Writing – Origins and Changes
    • 11.40 – 12.00 : Edward Stratford, Old Assyrian Literacy, A Case Study Approach (in Pūšu-kēn letters)
    • 12.00 – 12.20 : Oya Topcuoğlu, A Look Behind the Scenes : Seal Carvers of Ancient Kanesh as Artists and Artisans
    • 12.20 – 12.40 : Discussion
    • 12.40 – 14.00 : Lunch

Kültepe/Kanesh later on

  • 14.00 – 14.20 : Gojko Barjamovic, Kültepe after Kanesh
  • 14.20 – 14.40 : Mehmet and Drahşan Uğuryol, Recent Practices for the Conservation of Adobe Ruins of Kültepe
  • 14.40 – 15.00 : Discussion
  • 15.00-17:00 : Final discussion, plans for follow-up research and meeting activities

Monday, September 23
Tour to Cappadocia

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