Programme

1st June -Thursday

Amphitheatre Laboratório Chimico

15h-16h

Registration

16h-17h30

Opening Session

17h30-20h

Reception

 

2nd June - Friday

Amphitheatre Valadares

9h-9h20

U. Albarella

From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic: Simon Davis’ exceptional contribution to the world of zooarchaeology

9h20-9h40

C. Pimenta et al.

How much is two decades? Reference collections and their contribution to Portuguese Archaeozoology

9h40-10h

J. Zilhão

Did early Neolithic sheep have wings?

10h-10h20

Discussion

 

10h20-10h40

Coffee-Break

 

10h40-11h

J.L. Cardoso

The hyena (Hyaena hyaena prisca De Serres 1828) of the Furninha Cave: history of a complex determination

11h-11h20

H. Greenfield

Shifts in butchering technology and practice during the Early Bronze Age: microscopic examination of butchering marks on animal bones at Tell Yarmouth, Israel

11h20-11.40

C. Costa

Dogs in the Chalcolithic: Osteometric characterization of Canis familiaris from Perdigões ditched enclosure

11h40-12h00

Discussion

 

12h20-14h

Lunch

 

14h-14h20

A. M. Arruda

The astragalus bones and its archaeological contexts in the Iberian Peninsula. Significances, meanings and historical implications

14h20-14h40

S. Valenzuela

From Western Cowboys to Eastern Shepherds. Animal husbandry in Mauretania and Numidia in the first millennium BC and Roman times.

14h40-15h

M. Moreno-García

Isolation or environmental adaptation? The dwarf Iron Age sheep from A Lanzada (Pontevedra, Spain)

15h-15h20

Discussion

 

15h20-15h40

Coffee-Break

 

15h40-16h

T. Dayan & L. Sapir-Hen

Recovery and Analysis Techniques: 30 years later

16h-16h20

L. Martin et al.

The Complexities of Mammalian Body Size Change in Late Pleistocene to Holocene southern Levant, 35 years on

16h20-16h40

L. Lloveras

Taphonomy of carnivores: Understanding archaeological small prey accumulations

16h40-17h

Discussion

 

20h

Conference Dinner

 

 

 

3rd June – Saturday

Amphitheatre Valadares

9h20-9h40

S. Ikram

Pharaoh and His Minions: A Feast for All!

9h40-10h

A. Hadjikoumis

The dawn of Medieval zooarchaeology in Cyprus? Human-animal interactions at a Late Cistercian monastery in Lefkosia

10h-10h20

Discussion

 

10h20-10h40

 Coffee-Break

 

10h40-11h

M. Masseti

The contribution of Arabic culture to the historic redefinition of the ecological equilibrium of the Mediterranean region

11h-11h20

M. J. Valente &

C. Garcia

Food in times of conflict: zooarchaeology from Largo da Fortaleza in Medieval Cacela-a-Velha (Algarve, Portugal)

11h20-11.40

A. Morales

Iberian fisheries through time: a look from Archaeozoology

11h40-12h00

L. Llorente

Hawking around the male goshawk in Early Medieval Iberia

11h40-12h00

Discussion

 

12h20-14h

Lunch

 

14h-14h20

E.M. Geigl et al.

Paleogenetics uncovers the taxonomic position of the enigmatic hydruntine

14h20-14h40

E. Svensson

Stronger together; how combining morphology and genetics can increase our understanding of ancient cattle husbandry

14h40-15h

C. Ginja et al.

Simon and the DNA of ancient animals

15h-15h30

Final Session