Programme

Croatia at the Crossroads Conference Programme

Monday 24 June

9.00 – 9.30                                                                     REGISTRATION

9.30 – 10.00                                                                   WELCOME / INTRODUCTION

HE Dr Ivan Grdešić, Croatian Ambassador to London

10.00 – 10.30      Davorka Radovčić                             BIOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS

Exploring the Krapina Neandertal variation within the broader European spatial and temporal contexts

10.30 – 11.00      Ivor Janković                                      BIOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS

Interactions in the Old Stone Age: possible scenarios using the Vindija biological evidence

 11.00 – 11.30      TEA / COFFEE

11.30 – 12.00      Emma Lightfoot                                  BIOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS

Changing Cultures, Changing Cuisines: Stable Isotopic Investigations into Iron Age, Roman and Early Mediaeval Dalmatia

12.00 – 12.30      Dinko Radić                                         CULTURAL INTERACTIONS

Overview of the Adriatic Neolithic and the perspectives of future research

12.30 – 13.00      Jacqueline Balen                                CULTURAL INTERACTIONS

Central European influences and the development of eneolithic cultures between the Sava and Drava rivers

 13.00 – 14.00      LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30      Sanjin Mihelić                                    CULTURAL INTERACTIONS

Multiculturalist before we knew it: keeping pace with Bronze Age trends

14.30 – 15.00      Hrvoje Potrebica                               CULTURAL INTERACTIONS

The early Iron Age in Croatia

15.00 – 15.30      Branka Migotti                                    CULTURAL INTERACTIONS

Interaction between incomers and autochthons on Roman funerary stones from the Croatian part of the province of Pannonia (1st–4th centuries)

15.30 – 16.00      Ante Škegro                                        RELIGIOUS INTERACTIONS

New knowledge about certain early Christian dioceses in the eastern Adriatic region

 16.00 – 16.30      TEA / COFFEE

16.30 – 17.00      Ante Milošević                                   MILITARY INTERACTIONS

Early Carolingian heritage as a cultural and historical witness of contacts between Croats and European nations in the Early Middle Ages

17.00 – 17.30      Dora Bošković                                    MILITARY INTERACTIONS

Weapons in the areas of the military border in Croatia in the period from the 17th until the second half of the 19th century: fighting equipment and regalia (insignia)

17.30 – 18.00      Vince Gaffney

Tuesday 25 June

9.30 – 10.00        Darko Komšo                                      TRADE INTERACTIONS

The Mesolithic of Croatia

10.00 – 10.30      Ivan Radman                                      TRADE INTERACTIONS

Immigrants from other areas of the Roman Empire documented on Siscia lead tags

10.30 – 11.00      Ivor Karavanić                                    CRAFT INTERACTIONS

Contacts and connections in late Middle and early Upper Palaeolithic of Croatia

 11.00 – 11.30      TEA / COFFEE

11.30 – 12.00      Darko Maričević                                 CRAFT INTERACTIONS

How many flew over the cuckoo’s nest: Bronze Age clay birds as religious objects and works of craft in the Balkans and the Carpathian Basin

12.00 – 12.30      Vedran Barbarić                                 CRAFT INTERACTIONS

Indigenous pottery production in the area of Dalmatia during the last millennium BC

12.30 – 13.00      Joanna Sofaer                                      CRAFT INTERACTIONS

Creativity and mimesis at the Late Bronze Age / Early Iron Age Site of Vukovar Lijeva Bara

 13.00 – 14.00      LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30      Stašo Forenbaher                            MARITIME INTERACTIONS

Small but Special: The island of Palagruža and ancient Adriatic mariners of the third millennium BC

14.30 – 15.00     Helena Tomas                                    MARITIME INTERACTIONS

Croatia at the crossroads of early Greek seafarers

15.00 – 15.30      Branko Kirigin                                   MARITIME INTERACTIONS

Salona and the sea

15.30 – 16.00      Irena Radić Rossi                             MARITIME INTERACTIONS

The shipwreck of Gnalić: mirror of the late Renaissance world

 16.00 – 16.30      TEA / COFFEE

16.30 – 17.00      Preston Miracle

17.00 – 17.30      Graeme Barker

18.00 – 21.00       RECEPTION AND CONCERT AT EUROPE HOUSE

by invitation of the Croatian Embassy

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