Colloquium at Hofstra University
Art and Archaeology of Central Asia: Works in Progress
Saturday, January 26, Breslin Hall 105

Session I
11:00 am – 12:45 pm

Michael D. Frachetti
Washington University in St. Louis
Agriculture and Mining among Highland Mobile Pastoralists of Semirech’e (3000 – 1500 BCE)

Claudia Chang
Sweet Briar College, Virginia
Progress on the Archaeological Researches
on Iron Age settlements on the Talgar Fan

Perry Tourtellotte
Sweet Briar College, Virginia
Mortuary and Settlement Landscapes of the Iron Age:
Talgar Fan and Beyond

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Session II
1:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Pavel Lurje
Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
Personal Names throughout the History of Chorasmia

Fiona Kidd
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Some New Thoughts on the Procession Scene
in the Paintings of Akchakhan-kala

Anna Feuerbach
Hofstra University
Recent Research on Industrial Remains at Ancient Merv

Coffee Break
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Session III and Final Discussion
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Aleksandr Naymark
Hofstra University
Sogdian Palimpsest Towns

Soeren Stark
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
Excavations of a Fort in the Kampirak Wall
Surrounding the Bukharan Oasis

Zhanara Nauruzbayeva
Columbia University
Nomadism in Kazakhstan’s Contemporary Art

The event is organized and sponsored by the
Department of Fine Arts/Art History,
Department of Anthropology,
Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program,
Hofstra Cultural Center

The colloquium is free and open to public. For directions, click here.

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