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31 août 2012, EAA 18th annuel meeting, Helsinki (Finlande)

The Michelsberg Culture – Territories, Resources and Sociopolitical Complexity ?

Organisers: Detlef Gronenborn (Römisch‐Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz, Germany), Laurence Manolakakis (CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) and Bart Vanmontfort (Eenheid prehistorische archeologie, Belgium)

8.30–8.40 Introduction

8.40–9.00 Mairy (dept Ardennes, France): Settlement, Monumentality and Sociocultural Complexity in the Meuse Valley at the Turn of the 5th and 4th Millenium BC. Christophe Laurelut (INRAP – Institut National de Recherches en Archéologie Préventive, France)

9.00–9.20 Territories and Lithic Resources in the Michelsberg and Chasséen septentrional (Northern France) Laurence Manolakakis (CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), Françoise Bostyn (INRAP – Institut National de Recherches en Archéologie Préventive, France) and François Giligny (Université de Paris 1, France)

9.20–9.40 Territorial Organization and Regional Models around 4000 BC in Northwestern Europe: An Overview and Michelsberg Case Study Claira Lietar, François Giligny (Université Paris 1, France) and Olivier Weller (CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France)

9.40–10.00 Fauna and Bone Tools in Michelsberg Enclosures Lamys Hachem (INRAP – Institut National de Recherches en Archéologie Préventive, France), Yolaine Maigrot (CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) and Lisandre Bedault (Maison de l’Archéologie et de l’Ethnologie, France)

10.00–10.20 Salt Exploitation During Neolithic Times in Germany. An Exploratory Research around Michelsberg Enclosures Olivier Weller (CNRS – Centre National de
la Recherche Scientifique, France)

10.20–10.30 Discussion

Coffee Break

11.00–11.20 Michelsberg along the Rhine and Main Detlef Gronenborn, Sandra Fetsch (Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz, Germany), Angela Kreuz, Udo Recker, Sabine Schade-Lindig (Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Hessen, Germany), Sabine Kuhlmann (Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany) and Olivier Weller (CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France)

11.20–11.40 New Results of Michelsberg Culture Research in Saxony-Anhalt Johannes Schroeter (Deutsches Archäologisches Intitut, Germany)

11.40–12.00 Salzmünde – 700 Years prior to the Construction of the Eponymous Neolithic Earthwork in Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt) Susanne Friederich, Björn Schlenker and Torsten Schunke (Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)_

12.00–12.20 Farming New Lands in the North – The Expansion of Agrarian Societies During the Early Neolithic in Southern Scandinavia Lasse Sørensen (National Museum of Denmark, Denmark)

12.20–12.45 Discussion


Age and Sex as Selection Criteria for the Composition of Late Neolithic Inhumations in Circular Pits in the Southern Plain of the Upper Rhine Amelie Sophie Alterauge and Ursula Wittwer-Backofen (Freiburg University, Germany)
Faunal Material from the Michelsberg Culture Enclosures Bad Nauheim “Beim Siechenhaus” (Wetteraukreis) and Limburg an der Lahn “Greifenberg” (Kreis Limburg-Weilburg) Svenja Höltkemeier (Université Paris 1, France) and Sandra Fetsch (Römisch- Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz, Germany)

7-8 novembre 2011, Märkerstraße 22 & Museum, Richard-Wagner-Straße 9, Halle

- Discours d’ouverture Herr Meller, Susanne Friederich

- Johannes Schroeter: Die Ausgrabung Wallendorf

- Björn Schlenker: Oschersleben

- Johannes Schroeter: Michelsberger Erdwerke in Sachsen-Anhalt

- Olivier Weller: "The hypothesis of salt springs exploitation during Neolithic times. Database
and current studies in Germany and Sachsen-Anhalt’

- Caroline Colas, François Giligny, Lorraine Manceau, Bart van Montfort: First results on the
Pottery making techniques"

- Björn Schlenker: Michelsberger Kultur in Südwestdeutschland

- Sandra Fetsch, Detlef Gronenborn, Angela Kreuz: Neues zu Michelsberg in Hessen

- Michael Geschwinde: Michelsberg im Nordharzvorland: Phänomen oder Phantom?

- Empfang im Museum, Richard-Wagner-Straße 9 (vgl. Lageskizze)

- Abfahrt nach Wallendorf, Abfahrt Museumshof (vgl. Lageskizze)

- Halle-Dölauer Heide

- Materialschau in Halle-Trotha (Brachwitzer Straße 34, vgl. Lageskizze)

23-24 mai 2011, Institut d’Art et d’Archéologie, 3 rue Michelet, Paris

- Ouverture du meeting par Jean-Paul Demoule

- Yolaine Maigrot, Lamys Hachem : Bazoches : fauna and bone tools exploitation (France)

- François Giligny, Lorraine Manceau, Caroline Colas, Michelsberg pottery from the Aisne
Valley (France)

- Michèle Chartier, titre non communiqué

- Christophe Laurelut, The Michelsberg pottery from Mairy (France)

- Jérome Dubouloz, New data on early Michelsberg in the Paris Basin : typological and
technological approaches at Bazoches (France)

- Bart Vanmonfort, The next excavations at the enclosure Ottenbourg (Belgium)

- Emmanuel Ghesquières, S. Giazzon, Cyril Marcigny, Mines, enclosures and megaliths in
southern Plaine de Caen (Normandy, France)

- Sandra Fetsch, Detlef Gronenborn, Sabine Schade-Lindig, The MK-projekt in Hessia ; an
overview on past, current and future studies

- Svenja Höltkemeier, The faunal material from the Michelsberg enclosure Kobern-Gondorf
"Sürze Höfe" (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)

- Hélène Collet, Spiennes mining, state of knowledge and search news (Belgium).

- Françoise Bostyn, New excavations at Villers-Carbonnel.

- Claira Liétar, Laurent Aubry, A hierarchical model for a multi scalar database: the core of
the central database of the MK projekt

- Nicolas Le Maux, New data on polished axes from western Paris Basin

- Jérôme Dubouloz, Laurence Manolakakis, Formal, spatial and temporal variability of the
neolithic enclosures in Europe : a contribution from the northern-French middle neolithic

- Sabine Kuhlmann : A first insight into the dating of the MK sites between Koblenz and

- Ivan Praud, Bart Vanmonfort, Preliminary data on pottery from Carvin (France)

- Closing speech and outlook, Friedrich Lüth (porteur du Projet DFG).

25-26 octobre 2010, RGK, Palmengartenstrasse 10-12, Francfort

- D. Gronenborn: MK-Projekt and beyond at RGZM/Uni Mainz

- J. Dubouloz: Present state of the "Enclosures" Table.

- S. Fetsch: The excavation at Glauberg, September 2010

- S. Kuhlmann: A further upper Neolithic earthwork at Kobern-Gondorf

- N. Richter: Schöning group + Hutberg group = Michelsberg culture? A research-historical
conflict in Saxony-Anhalt.

- A. Kreuz: Status to the archaeobotanic works.

- C. Leroyer: Note on the palynology in the Paris Basin

- L. Hachem: The Michelsberg faunal remains in Northern France.

- O. Weller: The hypothesis of salt springs exploitation in Hessen during MK. Database and
current studies.

- L. Manolakakis: Note on lithic and ressources data-bases and on the survey at Romigny-
Lhéry (Marne)

- F. Giligny, C. Colas: Methodology and first results for technological analysis of MK
pottery: Cuiry-les-Chandardes.

- J. Dubouloz: The ceramic morpho-functionnal data-base and new data from

- L. Aubry, C. Lietar: Present state of the Centrale Data Base: Conception, Objectives and
Constraints of the ANR


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