What are historical resources

Wednesday May 14, 2008

2 p.m.
Eckart Olshausen (Stuttgart): Welcome and introduction to the topic of the colloquium

2.15pm - 3.00pm
Herbert Graßl (Salzburg): On the problem of sustainability in resource exploitation in ancient times

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.
Tönnes Bekker-Nielsen (Kolding): The treasures of the sea

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. coffee break

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Leif Scheuermann (Hamburg): On the reconstruction of the ancient infrastructure in today's Württemberg using inscriptions and images

4.45 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Jutta Ronke (Stuttgart): "... quod acqua non esset ..." - The use of water in Germania superior as reflected in archeology

6 p.m. c. t.
Reception by the managing director of the Historical Institute of the University of Stuttgart, Prof. Dr. Franz Quarthal
Location: University of Stuttgart, Senate Hall, Keplerstr. 7th

Thursday May 15, 2008

9.30 a.m. - 10.15 a.m.
Berit Hildebrandt (Hanover): By a thread. The manufacture of silk in ancient times

10.15am - 11.00am
Ulrich Fellmeth (Stuttgart): Xenophons poroi: The natural resources of Athens and what an ancient polis economy could do with them

11.00 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. coffee break

11.15 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Denis Morin (Toulouse): Mining technology of deep ore deposits in Antiquity. The Mines of Laurion (Greece)

12.00 p.m. - 12.45 p.m.
Sven Günther (Mainz): State economy in private hands - On the organization of the metallum Vipascense (Lusitania)

2.15pm - 3pm
Johannes Engels (Cologne): Asphalt, pitch and tar - occurrence, extraction and areas of use in the Greco-Roman world

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.
Iris von Bredow (Stuttgart): The transport routes of metals in the eastern Mediterranean and the Greeks (9th-7th century BC)

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. coffee break

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Anne Kolb / Isabella Tsigarida (Zurich): On the importance of the resource salt in Greco-Roman antiquity

4.45 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Anna Maria Seminara (Catania): Oil notes on some clay tablets in Linear B. Reading suggestion

8 p.m. c.t.
Reception of the Ernst Kirsten Society. International Society for Historical Geography of the Old World with a greeting from the First Chairman, Prof. Dr. Eckart Olshausen, then the general meeting of the Ernst Kirsten Society
Location: University of Stuttgart, Senate Hall, Keplerstr. 7th

Friday May 16, 2008

9.30 a.m. - 10.15 a.m.
Ulrich Kull (Stuttgart): Vegetable resources in the Mediterranean region

10.15am - 11.00am
Sergey Saprykin (Moscow): Land, Flooding and Humidity on the North Coast of the Black Sea: new epigraphic evidence from Bosporus

11.00 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. coffee break

11.15 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Hans-Peter Kuhnen (Koblenz): Extraction of raw materials in Roman times as a settlement-forming factor using the example of the Rhenish Slate Mountains

12.00 p.m. - 12.45 p.m.
Peter Herz (Regensburg): Tanning and coloring agents in Greco-Roman antiquity

2.15pm - 3.00pm
Peter Rothenhöfer (Munich) / Michael Bode (Münster): Roman lead extraction and lead trade in the light of new epigraphic and scientific research: The example of Germania - first results of the interdisciplinary research project CMPR (Corpus Massarum Plumbearum Romanarum)

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.
Eckart Olshausen (Stuttgart): On the status of chalyben research

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. coffee break

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Veronica Bucciantini (Florence): Margaritai: Gemstones from the earth or from the sea?

7 p.m. lecture
Prof. Dr. rer. pole. Siegfried F. Franke (Stuttgart): Climate change and scarcity of resources - then and now

Afterwards there will be a small reception.
Location: University of Stuttgart, Senate Hall, Keplerstr. 7th

Saturday 17th May 2008

10.15am - 11.00am
Matthäus Heil (Berlin); The mining procurators of the Roman Empire

11.00 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. coffee break

11.15 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Alfred Hirt (Basel): The administration of the iron mines in the Roman Empire

12.00 p.m. - 12.45 p.m.
Ergün Lafli (Izmir): Natural Resources and Daily Life in Roman Paphlagonia

2.15pm - 3.00pm
Svenja Brockmüller / A. Vött / H. Brückner / M. May / F. Lang / R. Herd (Marburg): The Holocene coastal development around the Sound of Leukas (north-west Greece)

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.
Valeria Bylkova (Kherson): Borysthenes - the most wholesome river: archaeological evidence for the period after Herodotus

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. coffee break

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
John Bintliff (Leiden): The impact of agricultural revolutions in Mediterranean Prehistory and History

4.45 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Helmuth Schneider (Kassel): On the connection between the unequal distribution of resources and economic or technical development

Sunday May 18, 2008

10 a.m. - 10.45 a.m.
Peter Emberger (Salzburg): On the sterility of soils in the ancient world

10.45 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
Ivan A. Ladynin (Moscow): “Rings for Grain”: A Possible Evidence of the Neutral Grain Export from the North Black Sea Region to Ptolemaic Allies in the Mediterranean in the 1st half and mid-3rd Century

11.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. coffee break

11.45 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Josef Fischer (Salzburg): Prehistoric and ancient mining in the province of Salzburg

12.30 p.m.
Eckart Olshausen (Stuttgart): Conclusion

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Stini Frank

Historical institute, Dept. of Ancient History
Heilbronner Str. 7, 70174 Stuttgart
0711-6858-3434 or -3439

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