Colloquium. Art and Archaeology of Central Asia: Works in Progress

Art and Archaeology of Central Asia: Works in Progress is a Colloquium
brings together leading specialists on early cultures of the heart of
Eurasia. The nine talks will discuss most recent and yet unpublished work on
early nomads and sedentary people along the Silk Road.

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

The Colloquium will take place on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11:00 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. in Breslin Hall Room 105. Directions at

Session I (11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.):

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 Tourtellott, Sweet Briar College, Virginia

Mortuary and Settlement Landscapes of the Iron Age: Talgar Fan and Beyond

Session II (1:30 p.m. -  4:15 p.m.):

 Pavel Lurje, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

Personal Names throughout the History of Chorasmia

Fiona Kid, 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

Session III (4:00 p.m. -  6:00 p.m.):

 Aleksandr Naymark, Hofstra University

Sogdian Palimpsest Towns

Soeren Stark, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York

Excavations of a Fort in the Kampirak Wall Surrounding the Bukharan Oasis

Zhanara Nauruzbayeva, Columbia University

Nomadism in Kazakhstan's Contemporary Art

For more information contact: Aleksandr Naymark at (516) 463-6305 or<>

Daniel Martin Varisco
Professor of Anthropology
Director of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Department of
Anthropology Hofstra University Hempstead, NY  11549<>

Camille Rhoné

Agrégée d'histoire, titulaire d'une thèse de doctorat en histoire de l'Islam médiéval ("Défendre le territoire en Iran nord-oriental - Khorassan et Transoxiane -, IXe-XIe siècle"), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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