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Great Stones 2018 : Great Stones Symposium

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Link: http://www.otsf.org/greatstones.html
 
When Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018
Where Malta
Abstract Registration Due Jul 1, 2018
Submission Deadline Dec 31, 2017
Notification Due Jan 31, 2018
Final Version Due Nov 30, 2018
Categories    archaeology   anthropology   architecture
 

Call For Papers

What drove ancient societies to change the landscape and create monumental ritual, ceremonial, and gathering places? We will explore the traditions of various Indigenous people in pursuit of a clearer understanding of the genesis of community-driven built environment.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The GREAT STONES SYMPOSIUM welcomes contributions from researchers, scholars working across diverse disciplines, sites and practices, as well as tribal spokespersons and historians. Typical presentation time for accepted papers is 25 minutes. At least one author must attend to present and for inclusion in the conference publication. Our program will include selected individual papers as well as an anticipated satellite program of events. Presentations and subsequent publication will be in English.

250-300 word abstracts of presentations should be submitted in English, in either Text, Word or PDF formats. Please include author's background, and academic or institution affiliation. Deadline 31 DEC 2017. (A Second CFP may or may not be issued after that time.)

Send to: (( symposium@OTSF.org ))

Considering non-industrial cultures, presentation targets to be addressed from both (either) perspectives:
• ART and ARCHITECTURE – (to include personal adornment and body modification) as expressions of emotions and beliefs
• BELIEF SYSTEMS - Cosmology, burial and marriage custom, rites of passage, rituals & ceremony
• SOCIAL STRUCTURE – Class distinctions, task specialization, cohesion and motivation, psychology
• SUSTAINABILITY – Survival strategies, resource management, defense and contested territory, preservation of history & traditions
• USE of NATURAL PHENOMENA – indications for intention -includes Archaeoastronomy and interpretation of cosmological events, Archaeoacoustics and special sound behavior

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