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G. Buccellati, 2002-2010
L. Recht, 2013-
Last updated August 2017

Lectures

     Listed below are all lectures given by staff members about various aspects of our excavations.

     The lectures are listed in chronological order, and you may go to any of the following dates:

    1985
    1986
    1987
    1988
    1989
    1990
    1991
    1992
    1993
    1994
    1995
    1996
    1997
    1998
    1999

 2000
    2001
    2002
    2003
    2004

    2005
    2006
    2007
    2008
    2009

    2010
    2011
    2012
    2013
    2014
    2015
    2016
    2017


1985


November - The American Schools of Oriental Research, Anaheim, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Archaeological Work at Tell Mozan”

November - UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“A Tale of Two Cities: Terqa and Mozan”

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1986


November - The American Schools of Oriental Research, Atlanta, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“New Sculptures from Tell Mozan”

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1987


March - American Oriental Society, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Hurrian Art at Mozan?"

November - The American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston, USA
Giorgio Buccellati
“The Mozan Global Record”

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1988


1988 - Verona, Italy
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Nuovo scoperte nella Siria del Nord"

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1989


1989 - American Schools of Oriental Research, Western Branch, Claremont University, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Tell Mozan"

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1990


March - American Oriental Society, San Francisco, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Mozan Excavations"

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1991


October - The American Oriental Society, Berkeley, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Joint Expedition to Shida Kartli (Soviet Georgia)
and Connections between the Caucasus and Northern Syria”

April 18 - Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“In Search of the Hurrians: Recent Excavations at Tell Mozan, Syria”

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1992


October - American Schools of Oriental Research, San Francisco, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Seal Impressions from the Akkadian Period Excavated in Mozan”

December - Archaeological Institute of America, Los Angeles, USA
Federico A. Buccellati
“Kite Photography at Tell Mozan”

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1993


March - American Oriental Society, Chapel Hill, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Akkadian Seal Impressions from Mozan”

April - American Oriental Society, Chapel Hill, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Recent Excavations at Tell Mozan”

October 1-2 - Northwest College, WY, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Excavations at Tell Mozan”

Federico Buccellati
“Kite photography at Tell Mozan”

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1994


1994 - Lugano, Switzerland
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Alla ricerca della civiltà urrita nell'antica Mesopotamia”

1994 - UCLA Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Tales from a Hurrian Storehouse”

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1995


January 10 - Associazione Archeologica Ticinese, Lugano, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Alla ricerca della civiltã  urrita nell'antica Mesopotamia: gli scavi americani di Tell Mozan in Siria”

May - Orientalisches Institut der Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Identification of Tell Mozan with Ancient Urkesh”

November - The American Schools of Oriental Research, Philadelphia, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Identification of Tell Mozan with Ancient Urkesh”

December 2 - UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, USA
"DISCOVERY OF A LOST CAPITAL: MOZAN/URKISH AND THE HURRIAN CIVILIZATION"
1 Elizabeth Brooks
“Welcome”
2 Antonio Loprieno
“Introduction”
3 Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Search and Discovery: Tell Mozan and the Lost City of Urkish”
4 Harry Hoffner
“Hurrian Civilization from a Hittite Perspective”
5 Giorgio Buccellati
“Profile of the Hurrian Capital: Mozan/Urkish”
6 Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Reconstructing Hurrian Art”
7 Piotr Steinkeller
“The View from Abroad: Urkish in Relation to Sumer and Ebla and the Landscape of Near Eastern Archaeology”

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1996


April 3 - Symposium on the Syrian Jezira, Der ez-Zor, Syria
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

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1997


April 4 - Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“At the Origins of Hurrian Civilization: The Identification of Urkesh”

August 4 - Catholic Biblical Association, Seattle, USA
Raju Kunjummen
“The 1997 Season of Excavations at Tell Mozan”

December - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

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1998


April - Catholic University of America, Washington, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati


April - Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati


May - Khabur Symposium, Tell Beydar, Syria
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati


November 9 - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per gli Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici, Rome, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: La prima capitale Urrita. I bordi urbani dell'Anatolia all'inizio della storia.”

November - Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati


November - Julius-Maximilian-Universität, Würzburg, Germany
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

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1999


April 23 - Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Images of Power in Ancient Urkesh: A Newly Discovered Kingdom”

April 27 - UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati
“The Discovery of Ancient Urkesh and the Question of Meaning in Archaeology”
Abstract
Webcast

November 22 - Università degli Studi, Florence, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh e le origini della civiltà urbana in Syria”

November 23 - Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Florence, Italy
GLI OPIFICI DI URKESH: CONSERVAZIONE E RESTAURO A TELL MOZAN
1 Giorgio Buccellati
“Il contesto stratigrafico e il cantiere come laboratorio”
2 Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Il contesto tipologico.”
3 Beatrice Angeli and Sophie Bonetti
“Il laboratorio di restauro nella missione di scavo:
problemi di intervento sul terreno; i materiali”
4 Peter Pfälzner
“The Functional Use of Conservation: From Sherds to Jars to Rooms”
5 Federico Buccellati
“La documentazione: architettura e fotografia”
6 Discussion
with Paolo Emilio Pecorella, Lanfredo Castelletti, Giacomo Chiari

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2000


January 18 - Collegio Papio, Ascona, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: la scoperta di una nuova antica capitale”

February 2 - AIA, Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA
Rick Hauser
“Uncovering Ancient Urkesh”

February 14 - Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Ceramics from the Service Wing AK of the Royal Palace”

February 29 - March 1 - Università degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: capitale urrita del III millennio”
“Arte e etnicità: il caso di Urkesh e gli Urriti”

March 3 - Università degli Studi, Agrigento, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: capitale urrita del III millennio”

March 9-16 - Università degli Studi "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh e la civilità hurrita nel III millennio”

Giorgio Buccellati
“Stratigrafia e storia”

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Ceramics and the Plastic Arts”

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“La glittica”

March 24-25 - Musei Civici, Como, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Agli albori di una civiltà: La scoperta dell'antica Urkesh e le origini degli Urriti”

Giorgio Buccellati
“Prolegomena a una grammatica strutturale dei dati archeologici”

April 18 - Rotary Club, Milan, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Una grande scoperta archeologica in Siria: Urkesh, antica capitale urrita”

Federico A. Buccellati
“Life in modern and ancient Urkesh”

May 2 - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Sophie Bonetti
“Tell Mozan: Conservation Work in the 1999 Season”


May 9-11 - Università degli Studi Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: La scoperta di una capitale urrita del III millennio” “Urkesh e gli Urriti (seminario)”


May 16-17 - Università degli Studi, Trieste, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh: La scoperta di una capitale urrita del III millennio”
“Urkesh e gli Urriti (seminario)”

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2001


January 18 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“At the Dawn of a Civilization: Urkesh, the First Hurrian City”

January 23 - California State University, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Recent Discoveries from Mozan.
A Review of Recent Findings at the Site of the Ancient City of Urkesh”

February 15 – Philadelphia: The Kevorkian Lecture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Discovery of Urkesh and the Dawn of a Civilization”

February 16 - The University Museum: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Giorgio Buccellati
“Urkesh and Akkad: Ethnicity and Royal Policy”

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Urkesh Palace and Akkadian Royal Seals”

April 3 - California State University, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh Uncovered: Excavations at the Earliest Hurrian City”

May 28-31 - Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Urkesh Excavations and the Anatolian Boundary of Sumer and Akkad”

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Royal Seals of Urkesh, Nagar and Akkad”

Giorgio Buccellati
“Steppe and River Bank. Ecological Situations of Syro-Mesopotamian Cultures.”

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2002


February 12 - Istituto italiano dei Castelli, Genova, Italy
Sophie Bonetti
“Una giornata nel palazzo reale di Urkesh”

March 6 - Archaeological Institute of America; Iowa City, USA
Lara Aho
“The Lost City of Urkesh at Tell Mozan, Syria”

March 23 - American Oriental Society, Houston, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Urkesh and Akkadian Royal Seals”
Abstract

Giorgio Buccellati
“The Royal Palace of Urkesh: Recent Excavations”
Abstract


April 22-26 - Facoltà di teologia, Lugano, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“SUI FIUMI DI BABILONIA: LA SIRO-MESOPOTAMIA COME MATRICE CULTURALE DELL'ANTICO TESTAMENTO”
1 Monarchie divine e popolo di dio
La concezione dello stato in Siro-Mesopotamia
e le origini delle grandi istituzioni politiche
2 Al di lã dell'uomo
Contrastanti percezioni dell'assoluto.
3 I confini dell'eterno
Le religioni siro-mesopotamiche come istituzioni culturali
e la grande fossa necromantica di Urkesh
4 Ridar voce ai morti
L'archeologia come riconquista di esperienze umane

August 4-6 - The Catholic Biblical Association, Cleveland, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Excavations at ancient Urkesh”
“The Hurrian Passage to the Netherworld”

Giorgio Buccellati
“An Archaeologist on Mars”

Alex Martin
“From Banquet to Taboo: The Long Prehistory of a Biblical Dietary Injunction”


October 16 - The Shell Center, Damascus, Syria
Giorgio Buccellati and Federico A. Buccellati
“The Rebirth of a Lost Civilization: Excavations at Tell Mozan, Ancient Urkesh”

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2003


January 24 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“A Hurrian Passage to the Netherworld”

February 10 - Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Ancient Urkesh and the Netherworld”

May 8 - New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Yrok, USA
Giorgio Buccellati
“Urkesh and the Hurrians: A 'First City' in the North”

June 25 - World Archaeology Congress, Getty Panel on World Heritage, Washington D.C., USA
Giorgio Buccellati
“Beyond 'Extrinsicism': Conservation qua Archaeology at Tell Mozan, Ancient Urkesh” “Presentation and Interpretation of Archaelogical Sites: Between Social Commitment and Scholarly Understanding”
Abstract

November 4 - Consiglio Nazionale per le Ricerche, Istituto per le Tecnologie Applicate ai Beni Culturali, Rome, Italy
Federico A. Buccellati, N. Dell'Unto and M. Forte
“The Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project: An Integrated Approach of Spatial Technologies”
Abstract

November 21-28 –
CNR, Istituto per gli Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici, Rome
Università degli Studi, Venice
Università degli Studi, Udine
Università degli Studi, Trieste
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Il Palazzo Reale e l'Alto Tempio di Urkesh:
Il piú antico complesso monumentale dei Hurriti”
Abstract

November 24 - CNR, Istituto di Studi sulle Civiltà  dell'Egeo e del Vicino Oriente, Rome, Italy
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Il Palazzo Reale e l'Alto tempio di Urkesh”
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2004


February 26 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“The Royal Palace and the High Temple at Urkesh: The Earliest Hurrian Monumental Complex”

April 21 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
“Between Hurrians and Amorites”

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2005


March 31 - Society for American Archaeology, Symposium on Ancient Apprenticeship, Salt Lake City, USA

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"Learning from the Ancestors"
Abstract

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2006

 

January 27 - The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Rick Hauser, Research Associate, International Institute for Mesopotamia Area Studies

"Artefacts & Archaeology at Ancient Urkesh (Tell Mozan, Syria)"

 

March 5 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Jean Evans, Assistant Curator, Ancient Near eastern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and staff member, Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project

"Excavating Urkesh: A Monumental Complex at Tell Mozan, Syria"


March 18 - Ancient Orient Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Giorgio Buccellati
"The Discovery of a New Urban Civilization: Urkesh and the Hurrians"

Handout

"The Urkesh Global Record: Theory and Practice"
Handout


September - GORS Conference, Damascus, Syria

Federico A. Buccellati
"Tell Mozan: An Archaeologist's take on Remote Sensing"


October 16 - Museum of the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Federico A. Buccellati and J. Omar    

"Urkesh: At the Wellsprings of Hurrian Civilization"


November 9 - Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Florence, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati    

"Archeologia e conservazione a Tell Mozan/Urkesh (Siria), la più antica città hurrita"

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2007

 

February 24 - ARCANE JZ Group, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati    

"Mozan -. Urkesh: Presentation for the 1st ARCANE RG08 Workshop"

April - Digital Archaeology at ancient Urkesh Seminar, Society for American Archaeology, Austin (Texas), USA

Federico A. Buccellati    

"Stratigraphy and the dynamic Build-up of the Record"

James L. Walker    

"The View from an Excavation Unit"

Giorgio Buccellati    

"Theoretical Principles and Website Applications"

Fanxi Xu    

"The Impact beyond the Regional Sphere: Urkesh in China"

Jamal Omar    

"The Wider Reach: Documentation and Presentation"

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati    

"Integration of Typological Analysis"

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2008

 

May 6-8 - ICAANE, Rome, Italy

Federico A. Buccellati    

"The Monumental Temple Terrace at Urkesh and its Setting - Recent Research at Tell Mozan, ancient Urkesh"

"Instruments for the Communication of Archaeological Heritage - Perspectives and new Directions as seen from the Context Of Tell Mozan"

September 20 - The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, Minnesota, USA

Rick Hauser    

"Key to the Past: Performing the Built Environment in Very Ancient Times"

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2009

 

February 4 - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Giorgio Buccellati    

"When are the Hurrians Hurrian? The Persistence of Ethnicity in Second Millennium Urkesh"

April 23 - University of California-Merced, California, USA

Federico A. Buccellati    

"Tell Mozan, ancient Urkesh and Archaeology in Syro-Mesopotamia"

October 20 - Rotary Clubs of Conegliano and Vittorio Veneto, Conegliano, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Federico A. Buccellati, Patrizia Camatta    

"Il presente, filtro del passato - Esperienze archeologiche in Siria"

December 4 - Universitá di Pavia, Dipartimento di Scienze dell Antichitá, Pavia, Italy

Patrizia Camatta    

"Applicazione del sistema ai dati architettonici: la grande Terrazza Templare di Urkesh"

December 10 - Milan Statale University, Milan, Italy

Federico A. Buccellati    

"3D, Ricostruzione e Documentazione a Tell Mozan"

"Fotografia e Documentazione"

December 11 - Pavia University, Pavia, Italy

Federico A. Buccellati    

"La fotografia: innovazioni tecniche delle foto con l'aquilone e metodi di utilizzazione digitale"

"Sviluppi in corso: integrazione dei dati 3D nella codifica dello Urkesh Global Record"

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2010

 

June 25 - University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati    

"Seats of Power: The Architecture of Politics and Religion at ancient Urkesh"

November 19 - ASOR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA

Rick Hauser    

"Reading Figurines: Animal Representations in Terra Cotta from Urkesh, the First Hurrian Capital (2450 BCE)"

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2011

 

May 5 - Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  Federico A. Buccellati
"Three-dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context"

June 16-17 – Roma Tre Università, Rome, Italy

  Federico A. Buccellati
"Archaeological Parks and Beyond"

"Monumental Architecture and the Urban Environment - Presenting the 'Vision' of a City"

July 5 - Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale 57, Rome, Italy

  Rick Hauser
"Reading figurines from Ancient Urkesh (2450 BCE): A New Way of Measuring Archaeological Artifacts with Implications for Historical Linguistics"
Abstract

October 20 - Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Il 'Gigante addormentata'. Gli scavi di Tell Mozan (Siria), antica Urkesh: sintesi e ultime scoperte"

Handout

December 5 - Brown Bag Lecture, Boston University, USA

Caitlin Chaves Yates
"An Eco-Archaeological Park at Tell Mozan, Syria: The Archaeological Component"

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2012

 

May 2-3 - ICAANE 6, Warsaw, Poland

Laerke Recht

"Identifying sacrifice in Bronze Age Near Eastern iconography"
Abstract


Patrizia Camatta

"High Temples in the Northern Mesopotamian Urban Landscape"
Abstract


Federico A. Buccellati

"Diachronic Developments at the Central Monumental Complex of Ancient Urkesh (Tell Mozan)"
Abstract


May 8 - Freie Universität Berlin, Die Hurritische Überlieferung, Berlin, Germany

Patrizia Camatta

"Die Tempelterrasse von Tell Mozan im Vergleich zum mesopotamischen Befund"


June 6 - Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati

"The Analysis of Volumes in Architecture The Case of Tell Mozan"


June 13 - Università Ca'Foscari, Venice, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"Tell Mozan/Urkesh: cronologia e cultura materiale"


September 11-13 - Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Giorgio Buccellati

"The Other Urban Revolution"
Abstract

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"The Late Prehistoric Levels at Urkesh"
Abstract

Federico A. Buccellati

"The Political Dimension of the Urkesh City-State?"
Abstract

"From 'Meaningful Action' to a 3D Model"


October 27-28 - Household and Household Economies in 3rd Millennium BC Syro-Mesopotamia Workshop, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati

"Understanding households: a few thoughts"

Caitlin Chaves Yates

"Households and neighborhoods in an urban environment: a case study using survey data from Tell Mozan, Syria"


November - American Society of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA

Caitlin Chaves Yates
"Archaeology and the Development of an Eco-Archaeological Park at Tell Mozan, Syria"

November 16 - 'Schaffen Bilder Wissen?' Workshop, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati with P. Serba

"Making Architecture Portable: Comparing Two Approaches to 3D Modelling"


November 29-30 - Milan, Italy

Federico A. Buccellati

"Authenticity and Culture"

"Authenticity: The Impact of Traditions"


December 3 - Center for Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies, Florence, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati

"Tell Mozan/Urkesh (Syria): A Modern Face for an Ancient City"
Abstract


December 4 - Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"Ceramics and Numbers: Patterns of Use in Urkesh through Digital Analysis"
Abstract


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2013

 

January 4 - Archaeological Institute of Ameria Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"The Urkesh Archaeological Project: Twenty Five Years of Research"
Abstract


January 17 - University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Federico A. Buccellati

"Architecture and Communication: The Palace of Tupkish at Urkesh"


January 31 - Freie Universität Berlin, Insitut für Vorderasiatische Archäologie, Berlin, Germany

Patrizia Camatta

"Hochtempel in Nordmesopotamien"


February 27 - UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

"Landscapes and Urbanism: a frame for understanding the sacred and political development of Urkesh"
Abstract


April 15 - Dialogue of Civilizations, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Giorgio Buccellati
"Mesopotamia: A glorious past in a troubled present"

Abstract
Media coverage

May 14 - Roma Tre Università, Rome, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"L'invenzione dei grandi spazi. Frontiere, confini e percorsi in Siro-Mesopotamia"

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Migrazioni o no: il caso della Mezzaluna Fertile 'Esterna'"


July 10 - Georgian National Museum, Georgia

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"The Hurrian City of Urkesh, Past and Present: Regional Connections and Urban Contacts"


July 22 - MESEURO, Rome, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"La crisi siriana: Il ruolo dell'Italia e le responsabilità europee"


August 20 - Meeting per l'Amicizia fra i Popoli, Rimini, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Federico Buccellati
"La presenza di un passato remoto: la Mesopotamia nelle più recenti scoperte archeologiche"

Abstract

October 9 - Accademia dei Lincei, Italy

Marilyn Buccellati
"The Morphology and Cultural Landscape of the Hurrian Sacred"

October 14 - Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Gli Hurriti a Urkesh in Alta Siria: scavi, ricerche e conservazione"


November - American Society of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, USA

Caitlin Chaves Yates
"Urbanism in the Outer City: A Comparative Study of Early Bronze Age Outer Cities at Tell Mozan and Tell Chuera"


November 11 - Università Ca'Foscari, Venice, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"
The Hurrian City of Urkesh: Regional Connections"
Abstract

November 19 - Cercle Genevois d'Archéologie, Geneva, Switzerland

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Dans l'œil de la tempête: les fouilles de Tell Mozan en Syrie"

December 20 - Séminaire VEPMO, ArScan, CNRS, Paris, France

Federico Buccellati
"Three dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context : the palace of Tupkish at Urkesh and its representation"

December 16 - Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"
Urkesh e l'alta mezzaluna fertile"

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2014

May 19 - AUR

Federico Buccellati
"A Stakeholder Success Story: The Eco-Archaeological Park at Tell Mozan, Syria"


June 23 - Institut Français à Erbil, Iraq

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Federico Buccellati
"Urkesh entre 3500 - 1300 av. J.C. / Tell Mozan, Syrie, 2011-2014 apr. J.C."


July - Peripherie Wirtschaftszonen in Siedlungen Workshop, Bonn, Germany

Caitlin Chaves Yates
"Distributed Urbanism: Variety and Complexity of Activities in Syrian Third-Millennium Outer Cities"


August 24 - Meeting per l'Amicizia fra i Popoli, Rimini, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"Il 'gigante addormentato': Urkesh nel periodo della rivoluzione urbana"


October 7 - Rassegna Internazionale del Cinema Archeologico, Rovereto, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Giorgio Buccellati, Federico Buccellati
"L'archeologia nell'occhio del ciclone: Alla riscoperta di valori antichi nel mezzo di un conflitto moderno"


October 30 - Licei Classico, Scientifico, Artistico Fondazione Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"La storia nascota nella terra"

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November 4 - Liceo "Rosmini", Teatro Galletti, Domodossola, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"La storia nascosta nella terra"

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2015

February 27 - School of Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University of America, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Federico Buccellati
"In the Eye of the Storm: Archaeology in the Midst of War in Syria"

April 28 - Berliner Antike Kolleg and Vorderasiatische Institut der Freien Universität Berlin, Germany

Caitlin Chaves Yates
"Complex Cities: Spatial Organization of Lower Towns and Outer Cities in EBA Northern Mesopotamia"

November 30 - SIRIA, patrimonio archeologico e artistico: passato, presente ... futuro?, University of Pavia, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Past, Present, Future"

December 3 - International Syrian Congress on Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Beirut, Lebanon

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Samer Abdul Ghafour
"Urkesh 4000-1300 B.C., Mozan 2011-2015 A.D."

December 18 - Fondazione Faraggiana, Novara, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Samer Abdul Ghafour
"Le due mezzelune fertili: ieri e oggi"

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2016

January 27 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, USA

Giorgio Buccellati
"In the Eye of the Storm: The Resilience of the Urkesh Project in the Midst of the Syrian War"

June 14 - Centro Culturale di Firenze, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati
"Siria. Salvare la memoria per ricostruire il futuro. Adesso."

June 25 - Association for Research into Crimes Against Art

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati
"Before the Flood: Systemic Prevention of Damage and Looting at Archaeological Sites. The Case of Tell Mozan"

October 31 - Mele Miele, Baceno, Italy

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati
"Storie dalla Siria"

November 9 - Associazione Archeologica Ticinese, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"Un'esplosione di senso. Dalle origini della scrittura al cuneiforme"

November 15 - Museo Egizio, Torino, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"Coraggio fra le rovine. L'archeologia come presenza morale in Siria"

December 10 - New Visions and Proposals for the Resiience of the Syrian Heritage, Damascus, Syria

Giorgio Buccellati
"The Urkesh Experiment - 1. Conservation and public outreach"

December 16 - CAMNES, Firenze, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"Archeologia pubblica e comunicazione in Siria: da Damasco a Urkesh"

December 17 - CAMNES, Firenze, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati
"Strategie locali di tutela e modelli di intervento: l'esperimento di Urkesh in Siria"

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2017

January 14 - AVASA, Beola, Italy

Giorgio Buccellati, Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Yasmine Mahmoud
"Una sfida tranquilla: Il colloquio di Damasco e i progetti di AVASA"

February 8 - The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"In the Eye of the Storm: Archaeology as Moral Presence in War Torn Syria"
Video of lecture

April 1 - The PLATO Society of Los Angeles, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"A Syrian Snapshot: Archaeology as Moral Presence at Tell Mozan"

April 12 - Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles, USA

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati
"Community Archaeology 1984"
Video of lecture

April 20 - Houston Museum of Natural Science, USA

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
"In the Eye of the Storm: Archaeology in the Midst of War in Syria"

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