19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology-AIAC

19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology
Cologne/Bonn, 22 – 26 May 2018

Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World

Programme

Sessions

  1. The human factor: demography, nutrition, health, epidemics
  2. The impact of natural environmental factors on ancient economy: climate, landscape
  3. Systems of production: land use, industry, technology, artistic production
  4. System of extraction: mining, pollution, technology
  5. Distribution: trade and exchange, monetarization, credit, networks, transport, infrastructure (e.g. ports)
  6. Consumption: daily and luxury consumption, conspicuous consumption, waste, recycling, diet
  7. Economy of cult: investment, religious and ritual consumption, economics of death
  8. The role of the city in the ancient economy: urban infrastructure, relations between town and country
  9. The military economy at war and peace
  10. Economy of knowledge: education, innovation, literacy
  11. Methodology: survey archaeology, natural sciences, quantification
  12. Other topics outside the main theme of the conference are open to suggestions

Session 8.
Panel 8.8 : The numidian country and its commercial and economic opening on the Mediterranean basin and its southern prolongation

Panel 8.14 : The Economy of Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique North Africa: Linking Town and Country

And many papers on ancient Africa: see here.