Creating Foodscapes in Colonial and Imperial Contexts: Food, Cuisines and Food Environments in Glocal Perspectives


Organizadores: Ana Delgado (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Meritxell Ferrer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Guido Pezzarossi (Syracuse University) 


  • Foodscapes in Colonial and Imperial Contexts: an Overview, Guido Pezzarossi (Maxwell Syracuse University), Ana Delgado Hervás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Millet, Rice, Peanuts: Fugitive Foodscapes and French Colonial Rule in Rural Senegal, François Richard (University of Chicago)

  • The 19th Century Chinese Diaspora and a Transpacific Salt fish Foodscape, Jonathan Kennedy (Tulane University)

  • Food and Cuisine in Spanish Colonial Guam (17th and 18th centuries), Verónica Peña-Filiu (universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Sandra Montón Subías (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Foodscapes in an Emporion: Continnuities, Innovations and Glocalities in the Culinariy Practices of Empúries (6th-4th centuries BC), Ana Delgado Hervás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Understanding Foodways and Intercultural Differences in Colonial Contexts through Organic Residue Analyses on Cook Ware: an Example from Phoenician-Punic Sardinia, Leonardo Bison (University of Bristol)

  • Maya Pork, Pipil Sugar and Spanish Tortillas: Colonial Foodscapes in Highland Guatemala, Guido Pezzarossi (Syracue University)

  • A Story of Persistence: Paleoethnobotanical Study of the Colonial Site of Achiutla (Oaxaca, México), Éloi Bérubé (McMaster University)

  • Between Romans and Celtiberians: Pottery in Colonial Mining Domestic Contexts of "Cerro del Calvario de Tabuenca" (Spain), Oscar Bonilla Santander (Universidad de Zaragoza) y Begoña Serrano Arnáez (Universidad de Granada)

  • Chances and Persistences in the Punic Kitchen ware of Ibiza (V-II century A.E.), Alicia Vendrell-Betí (Universitat de València)

  • Changing the Feast: Social and Material Transformation of Foodscapes in Iron Age and Archaic Sicily, William Balco (University of North Georgia)

  • Meatscapes in the Imperial Andes of Perú, Silvana Rosenfeld (University of South Dakota)

  • Analysis of the Ceramic Materials found in a Space Associated with Food Processing at the Roman City of Los Bañales (póster), Inmaculada Delage (Universidad de Navarra)


Continuity and Transformation in Western Mediterranean Communities during the First Millenium BCE


Organizadores: William Balco (University of North Georgia), Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Cristopher Sevara (University of Vienna)


  • Cultural Contacts, Social and Ethnic Dynamics in Central and Southern Sicily during the First Millenium BC, Rosalba Panvini (Università degli Studi di Catania)

  • Continuity and Transformation in the Communities of the Southern Sicily during the 1st millenium BC, Domenica Gulli (Soprintendenza Beni Culturali di Agrigento)

  • A New Settlement of the Greek Age in the Hinterland of Gela (Sicily), Sebastiano Muratore (Tubingen Universitat), Marina Congiu (Soprintendenza di Catalnissetta) y Gianluca Calà (Soprintendenza di Catalnissetta)

  • Investigation Movement and Perception as an Aid to Understanding Socioeconomic Change and Cultural Relationships in pre- and Protohistoric Western Sicily, Cristopher Sevara (University of Vienna), Michael Doneus (University of Vienna), Erich Draganits (University of  Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna), Roderick Salisbury (University of Vienna), Sheba Schilk (University of Vienna), Sebastiano Tusa (Soprintendenza del Mare, Regione Siciliana)

  • Urban Space and Landscape: Settlements and Local Communities in Iron Age Western Sicily, Francesca Spatafora (Museo Archeologico Regionale)

  • Building Local Responses: Ritual Architectures in Western Sicily (10th-5th centuries BC), Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Archaic Sicily and the Consolidation of Religous Practice, Lela Urquhart (Getty Research Institute)

  • Retracing Social Interaction and Transformations in Ancient Selinunt, Melanie Jonasch (German Archaeological Institut)

  • Contextualizing Iron Age Continuity and Transformation in the Territory of Alcamo (TP), Sicily, William Balco (University of North Georgia) y Rosella Giglio (Soprintendenza di Trapani)

  • The Stranger's Welcome on Archaic Monte Iato: From Huts to Clubhouses at the Cult Places around the Aphrodite Temple, Martin Mohr (Institut für Archäologien der Universität Zürich), Erich Kistler (Institut für Archäologien, Universität Inssbruck) y Birgit Öhlinger (Institut für Archäologien, Universität Inssbruck)

  • Charred Plant Remains from Early Iron Age Western Sicily: Environment and Subsistence Strategies at Monte Polizzo, Hans-Peter Stika (University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart)

  • Arizona Sicily Project: Preliminary Results, Emma Blake y Robert Schon (University of Arizona)

  • Organization and Transformation in Sulcis Landscape during the Phoenician and Punic Age: a Focus on Pani Loriga, Livia Tirabassi (Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico ISMA-CNR), Massimo Botto (Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico ISMA-CNR) y Emanuele Madrigali (Independet Research)

  • Cultural Encounters and Everyday Life around a Nuraghe in Phoenician and Punic Sardinia, Peter Van Dommelen (Brown University) y Alfonso Stiglitz (Museo Civico San Vero Milis)

  • Tracking Change in the Social Arena. Landscape and Monumental Architecture in the Balearic Islands during the Iron Age, Alejandra Galmes Alba (University of the Balearic Islands) y Manuel Calvo Trias (University of the Balearic Islands)

  • The Ties that Bind: Maritime Trade Networks in the Archaic Western Mediterranean (7th-6th BCE), Paul Salay (University of Southern California)


Age EAA Session on "Gender and Colonialism"


Organizadores: Sandra Montón-Subias (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Beatriz Marin-Aguilera (University of Cambridge) y Leila Papoli-Yazdi (Freie Universität Berlin)


  • Gender and Colonialism. An Introduction to the 2018 Age Session, Leila Papoli-Yazdi (Freie Universität Berlin), Sandra Montón-Subias (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Beatriz Marin-Aguilera (University of Cambridge)

  • Gender Relations in Colonial Peripheries: the Postalayotic Society as a Case study (s. VI-II a. C./Balearic Islands, Spain), Octavio Torres Gomariz (Universidad de Alicante).

  • "He is Looking at Bowmen like Women": Ancient Egyptian Gendering of Nubians during the New Kingdom", Uros Matic (Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster)

  • Gender and Maintenance Activities in the First Globalization. The example of Colonial Guam (1668-1700), Sandra Montón-Subias (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Lucia Miranda and the Stays. Different Strategies for Female Gender Submission in Colonial Contexts, Sergio Escribano-Ruiz (University of the Basque Country-UPV/EHU; Grupo de Investigación en Patrimonio Construido-GPAC), Agustín Azkarate  (University of the Basque Country-UPV/EHU; Grupo de Investigación en Patrimonio Construido-GPAC; UNESCO; Chair on Cultural Landscape and Heritage)

  • Gender and Technological Change in Colonialism, Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría (University of Texas)

  • Resistant and Punishment: Textile Practices among Reche-Mapuche Communities in Colonial Chile (16th-19th century), Beatriz Marin-Aguilera (University of Cambridge)

  • Empowering Daily Meals: Gender, Power and Cultural Entanglements in Empúries, Northeast Catalonia (5th-4th centuries BC), Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Ana Delgado Hervás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Fire with Fire: Ethnosexual Conflicts and Resistances at the Early Colonisation of the Mariana Island, Enrique Moral de Eusebio (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Masculine Place in Liminal Space: Assemblages of Practice of Angloamerican Seafarers on La Tortuga Island, Venezuela, 1700-1781, Konrad Antczak (University of Amsterdam; Unidad de Estudios Arqueológicos, Universidad Simón Bolívar)

  • Gender and Ageing in Complex Societies: Facing Gender in the Funerary Practices of Elderly at Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico, Soraya Martins de Alencar (Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia-ENAH)


Engendering Strategies for the Dissemination in Archaeological Sites and Museum


Organizadoras: Carmen Rísquez Cuenca (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Laia Colomer (Heritage Studies. Linnaeus University), Begoña Soler Mayor (Museo de Prehistoria de  Valencia), Paloma González-Marcén (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona) y Margarita Sánchez-Romero (Universidad de Granada)


  • Museums, Sites and Feminist Archaeology. An Introduction, Carmen Rísquez Cuenca (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Laia Colomer (Heritage Studies. Linnaeus University), Begoña Soler Mayor (Museo de Prehistoria de  Valencia), Paloma González-Marcén (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) y Margarita Sánchez-Romero (Universidad de Granada)

  • Children, Images and Actions. Gender Roles in Archaeological Education Activities, Paloma González-Marcén (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona), Clara Masriera-Esquerra (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona) y María Cacheda (Agencia catalana del Patrimoni Cultural)

  • The Ages of the Iberian Women. An aproximation to the feminine spaces in the Iberian Society, Carmen Rueda (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Carmen Rísquez Cuenca (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Ana B. Harranz (Museo Ibero de Jaén, Junta de Andalucía; Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Antonia García (Universidad de Jaén) y Francisca Hornos (Museo de Jaén, Junta de Andalucía)

  • GENDAR & PastWomen: digital tools to overcome gender bias in research and dissemination of Prehistory, Carmen Rísquez Cuenca (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Ana B. Harranz (Museo Ibero de Jaén, Junta de Andalucía; Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Carmen Rueda (Instituto Universitario de Arqueología Ibérica. Universidad de Jaén), Paloma González-Marcén (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona), Begoña Soler Mayor (Museo de Prehistoria de  Valencia) y Margarita Sánchez-Romero (Universidad de Granada)

  • Giving visibility to Women and Children in the Museo Monografico of Puig des Molins (Ibiza, Balearic Islands), Ana Delgado Hervás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) y Aurora Rivera Hernández (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • MNEMEA. and E-learning Tool for the Dissemination of Women's History, Margarita Sánchez-Romero (Universidad de Granada), Eva García Alarcón (Universidad de Granada), Lara Milesi García (Universidad de Granada), Águeda Lozano Medina (Universidad de Granada), Antonia García Luque (Universidad de Jaén), Gonzalo Aranda Jiménez (Universidad de Granada)

  • The Archaeological Excavation at the Time of Social Media: Research and Story telling at Bruncu 'e S'Omu-Villa Verde (Sardinia-Italy) (póster), Valentina Matta (Aarhus University), Ricardo Cicilloni (Università degli Studi di Cagliari), Roberto Scema (Ministerio dell'Istruzioni) y Marco Cabras (Universidad de Granada)


The Third Dimension. Animal Representation in the Past


Organizadores: Katarzyna Zeman-Wisniewska (Institute of Archaeology, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw), Laerke Recht (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge), Esmeralda Agolli (Department of Archaeology and Culture Heritage, University of Tirana)


  • Categorizations of animal representations in the Paleolithic and Early Neolithic of South-Eastern and Centra Europe, Valeska Becker (Universitat Munster)

  • Realistic and Stylized Representations of Animal in the Forest Mesolithic of the Upper Volga Region (Site Zamostje 2), Olga Lozovskaya (Russian Academy of Science; Sergiev Posad State History and Art Museum Preserve)

  • Extraordinary Creatures-How do We Identify Prehistoric Animals?, Tonno Jonuks (Estonian Literary Museum)

  • Zoomorphic Terracottae of the Halaff Period. Mirroring Realities of 6th and 5th Millenium upper Mesopotamiam Agricultural Societies or Imaginary Flocks?, Nicola Scheyhing

  • Transformations of Animal Symbolim in Anatolia during Neolithic Period, Ali Umut Türkcan (Anadolu Üniversitesi)

  • Neolithic Vessels with Animal Characteristics: modofocations of material corporeal signs, negotiations of clay bodyscapes, Evangelia Voulgary (Aristotle Univsersity of Thessaloniki)

  • Human-Equid Relations in the Ancient Near East: a View from Below, Laerke Recht (University of Cambridge)

  • Why the Long face? Horse Headdresses of the Frozen Tombs of Siberia and their Relation to Ownership and Territoriality, Anna-Elisa Stümple (Univsersity of Groningen)

  • Depicting the Camel: Representations and Perceptions of the Dromedary Camel in the Black Desert Rock Art of Jordan, Nathalie Brusgaard (Leiden University)

  • An Eyewitness Account of Ice Age Deer on Crete: The Asphendou Cave Petroglyphs, Thomas Stasser (Providence College), Sarah Murray (University of Toronro), Alexandra Geer (Naturalis Biodiversity Center), Louis Ruprecht (Georgia State University), Christina Kolb (Freelance Archaeological Illustrator)

  • Animal Agency in Communal Practices: Representations of Bovine and Deers in Western Sicily (10th-6th centuries BC), Mireia López-Bertran (Universitat de València) y Meritxell Ferrer Martín (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Horns and Axes, Helene Whittaker (University of Gothenburg)

  • Comadreja, Comadrona ("Weasel", "Midwife"): Votive Weasels as likely Indicators of a Female Healing Tradition in Minoan Crete, Simone Zimmermann-Kuoni (Trinity College Dublin)

  • The Minoan Monkey: Offspring of the Near East?, Marie Pareja (University of Pennsylvania)

  • How many Tentacles?Octo-pus and X-pus in Greek Bronze Age: a New Archaeo-zoological Approach, Lucia Alberti (Istituto di Studi sul mediterraneo Antico-CNR, Italy) y Giambattista Bello (University of Bari)

  • Bird-shaped Vessels of Bronze Age Cyprus as Three-dimensional Objects, Katarzyna Zeman-Wisniewska (University of Warsaw)

  • Animal Figures on 12th BC Pictorial Pottery from Cyprus, Anna Lekka (Greek Ministry of Culture)

  • Animals in Sardinian Bronzes, Martino Manconi

  • The Shape of it. Aesthetic Choices and Animal Ontologies in Scandinavian Southern Tradition Bronze Age Rocks Carvings, Joanna Lawrence (University of Cambridge)

  • Dogs of Roman Britain: Secular, Sacred of Consumed?, Branka Franicevic (University of Oxford)


Art as Material Culture


Organizadores: Mireia López-Bertran (Universitat de València), Patricia Horcajada-Campos (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche) y Cristina Vidal Lorenzo (Universitat de València)


  • Introduction: Dialoguing with the Past through the Arts, Patricia Horcajada-Campos (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche), Cristina Vidal Lorenzo (Universitat de València) y Mireia López-Bertran (Universitat de València)

  • Ancient American Art: an Approach from Archam Archaeological Projects (CNRS & Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France), Juliette Testard (CNRS)

  • Art and Gender in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Agnès Garcia-Ventura (IPOA, Universitat de Barcelona)

  • The Teotihuacán Ceramic Tradition in the Acanbaro's Region (Guanajuato). An Iconographic Approximation, Brigitte Faugere (Paris 1 University)

  • Material Culture vs Artistic Representation: a view fron the Athenian Kerameikos, Diana Rodrísguez Pérez (University of Oxford-Wolfson College)

  • Polychrome ceramics from Nakum: the Historical and Stylistic Significance of Vessels with Hieroglyphic Texts, Jaroslaw Zralka (Jagiellonian Universitu in Krako), Christopher Helmke (University of Copenaghen) y Bernard Hermes (The Nakum Archaeological Project)

  • Art for Everyone? Production, Form, and Symbolism of Earthenwere, 1500-1800, Frauke Witte (Museum Sonderjylland)

  • The Early Mycenaean Iconography of Power-The Metal Vessels and its Socio-Political Context, Katarzyna Dudlik (Adam Mickiewicz University)

  • Images from the Hereafter: The Iconography related to Funeral Food in the Punic Ibiza (V-II centruries A.E.), Alicia Vendrell Betí (Universitat de València)

  • Defining Figures: Athenian Pottery at Home an Abroad, Elisabeth Langridge-Noti (American College of Greece)

  • Ulua Tradition Figurines Art, as Material Culture, and as Persons: a Biographical and Relational Analysis, Julia Hendon (Gettysburg College)

  • Phoenician Bottle-shaped Representations (7th-3rd Centuries BCE): Iconography and Symbolism, Mireia López-Bertran (universitat de València)

  • Ceramic Figurines from Calakmul (Campeche, México): Archaeometric Study, Patricia Horcajada-Campos (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche) y Mª del Rosario Domínguez Carrasco (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche)

  • Modelling Iberian Ancestors. New Evidence of Terracotta Heads and Ritual Practices in Eastern Iberian Iron Age, Ignacio Grau (Universitat d'Alacant) e Iván Amorós (Museu de Prehistòria de València)

  • Archaeological Flint and Obsidian Artifacts os Prehostorian Russian Sites with Unusual Shapes, Unknown Function(s) and an Old Fashion Name: "Eccentrics", Güner Coskunsu  (Centro Internazionale di Sperimentazione, di Documentazione e di Studio per la Preistoria e l'Etnografia dei Popoli Primitivi) y Natalia Skakun (Institute for the Material Culture History, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petesburg)

  • Memory and Mimetic Practices in Ancient iberia: The Engraved Plaques and Bell Beakers, Katina Lillios (University of Iowa) y Sheila Kohring (University of Cambridge)

  • Art or Activity? Reconsidering Interpretations of the Nasca Geoglyphs in Southern Peru, Markus Reindel (German Archaeological Institute)

  • Architectural Culture as Art: Techniques of Construction, Representation and Meaning in Balearic Protohistory (Balearic Islands, Spain), Octavio Torres Gomáriz (University of Alicante)

  • Art and Commerce in the Roman City,  Taylor Lauritsen (Christian-Albrechts. Universität zu Kiel)

  • Narrative Spaces and Images in the Maya Built Environment, Daniel Salazar Lama (Universidad nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM; Centro de Estudios Mexicanos y Centroamericanos, CEMCA)