Conference Program

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Program Overview

Conference Location: ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101

HG Lecture Room  E3

Tuesday 25.03.2008

 17:00-19:00 Registration

Wednesday 26.03.2008

 08:00-09:00 Registration

 09:00-10:20 Welcome Note and Opening Lectures:
Prof. Martin Suter,  ETH Zurich
Prof. Philippe Della Casa, University of Zurich
 10:50-12:50 Session:Towards a calendar time scale for the Palaeolithic – extension of the radiocarbon calibration curve beyond 10000 BC

Prof. Nicholas Conard, University of Tübingen, Germany

Dr. Konrad Hughen, Woods Hole Oceanic Institute, USA

14:30-17:30 Session: 14C chronologies, dendrochronology, wiggle matching and calibration tools

Prof. Christopher Bronk Ramsey, University of Oxford, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, UK

Prof. Sturt Manning, Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Laboratory for Aegean and Near Eastern Dendrochronology, Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory, USA

 17:30-18:30  Poster Session
 19:00- Visits to the labs (to choose on the registration form) :

Dendrochronology laboratory with Apéro


AMS laboratory of the ETH/PSI at Hönggerberg, Zurich with Apéro

Thursday 27.03.2008

 08:00-12:00 Session:Radiocarbon, archaeology and landscape change

Dr. Eileen Eckmeier, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Marcin Bednarz, Service et musée cantonal d'archéologie de Neuchâtel, Switzerland and Archeopus, Poland

 13:30-17:20 Session:How good are 14C ages of bones? Problems and methods applied

Dr. Thomas Higham, University of Oxford, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, UK

Guy de Mulder, Department of Archaeology, Ghent University, Belgium

 17:30-18:30 Poster Session
 19:00-20:30 Visit to the Swiss National Museum with Apéro

Friday 28.03.2008

 08:00-12:50 Session: Radiocarbon chronologies of the Neolithic and Metal ages

Prof. W. E. Stöckli, Universität Bern, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie der Römischen Provinzen, Switzerland

Dr. Alex Bayliss, English Heritage, London, UK

and Prof. Alasdair Whittle, HISAR, Cardiff University, UK

Prof. Johannes Müller, Christian Albrechts Universität Kiel, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte, Germany

12:50-13:15 Final discussion


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