THURSDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2014

10.00-15.00 - Welcome and registration of the participants

17.00 – Official Opening Ceremony of the International Colloquium

Speakers: officials, organizers and participants

  • Marian Cristinel Bîgiu, President, Buzău County Council
  • Prof. Dr. Valeriu Sîrbu, President: - 30th Commission UISPP: Mortuary Practices in Prehistory and Protohistory, Association for Studies of Funerary Archaeology – Romania
  • Dr. Laurențiu Grigoraș, Manager of Buzău County Museum
  • Dr. Sebastian Matei, Researcher Buzău County Museum

20.00 – Dinner

Friday, 24 October 2014

Session: 9.00-13.00/ CHAIRPERSON: PROF. DR. ION NICULIȚĂ

  • Christian Schuster, Done Şerbănescu, Alexandru Morintz (Romania), The Getic dava from Radovanu (Călăraşi County, Romania) and their cultic places.
  • Valeriu Sîrbu, Diana Dăvîncă (Romania),”Fields of pits” in the Geto-Dacian World (4th c. BC-3rd c. AD). Sacred or Profane Places?
  • Varbin Varbanov (Bulgaria), Researched Late Hellenistic Sites in Northeastern Bulgaria. The Case-study of Sexaginta Prista site – a Settlement or a Cult Place?

10.30-10.45. Coffee break

  • Alexandru Berzovan, Dorel Micle, Andrei Stavilă, Cristian Floca, Octavian Rogozea (Romania) - The Dacian ritual pits from Unip - „Dealu Cetăţuica” (Sacoşu Turcesc commune, Timiş County)
  • Cristina Bodo (Romania), The temples from Orăştie Mountains
  • Gelu Florea, Liliana Mateescu-Suciu, Răzvan Mateescu, Gabriela Gheorghiu (Romania), Sarmizegetusa Regia. The “economy of the ritual” in theDacian Late Iron Age

Discussions

13.00-14.30.Lunch

Session:15.00-19.00/ CHAIRPERSON: DR. DAVIDE DELFINO

  • Sebastian Matei, Despina Măgureanu (Romania), Public space–private space in the dava from Cârlomăneşti, Buzău County
  • Valeriu Sîrbu, Sebastian Matei, Maria-Magdalena Ştefan, Dan Ştefan (Romania), The Sacred Geto-Dacian Enclosure from PietroasaMică – Gruiu Dării, Buzău County (Romania)
  • Ion Niculiţă, Aurel Zanoci, Mihail Băţ (Rep. of Moldova), Administrative, religious and cult centers in the East-Carpathian area during the 2nd half of the 1st millennium BC

16.30. Coffee break.

  • Rodica Naniu Ursu, Andrei Corobcean (Rep. of Moldova), Metamorphoses of the existence:Life and death in the Getic enclosure from Stolniceni (Hânceşti County, Republic of Moldova)
  • Diana Gergova (Bulgaria), ”The Kamen Rid Sanctuary” in ”Dausdava” – The Getic religious and political capital. Planning and Chronology, Gift and Practices.
  • Izabela Włodek (Poland), Typological and chronological analysis of the pottery from „Kamen Rid-” Getic sanctuary in Sboryanovo
  • Despina Măgureanu (Romania), About certain types of public edifices investigated at Cârlomănești (Buzău County)

- Discussions

20.00 – Dinner

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Session: 9.00-13.00/ CHAIRPERSON: DR. ALEXEY GOTZEV

  • Alexey Gotzev (Bulgaria), Emporion Pistiros and organization of its space
  • Manuel Fernández-Götz (Great Britain), Sanctuaries and ancestor worship at the origin of the oppida
  • Davide Delfino (Portugal), Eliana Piccardi (France), Kewin Peche Quilichini (France), Angiolo Del Lucchese (Italy), Second Iron Age Human Landscapes in the Northern Tyrrhenian Sea area: up-to-date analyses between Liguria and Corsica

10.30-10.45. Coffee break

  • Florina Panait Bîrzescu, Iulian Bîrzescu (Romania), Thracians and Greek Sanctuaries on the Western Coast of the Black Sea
  • Lyubava Konova (Bulgaria), Some notes on the establishment and early organization of the Greek colony Apollonia Pontica (late 7th – 6th centuries BC)

Discussions

13.00-14.30.Lunch

Session: 15.00-17.30/ CHAIRPERSON: ARIS TSARAVOPOULOS

  • Evangelia Fragou, A residential provincial center in the south-western Peloponnese, in Greece, and its domestic cult places
  • Jannis Kozatsas, Gioria Panagopoulou, Haroula Moutsiou, Maria Choleva, Aris Tsaravopoulos, The sanctuary of Apollo Aegileas on Antikythera, Greece People and myth on the crossroads of piracy and cult
  • Evangelos Kroustalis, Aris Tsaravopoulos, Appropriating the gods (evidence from a newly discovered peak - sanctuary on the islet of Antikythera)
  • Aris Tsaravopoulos, Establishing a democratic state (The “fortune” of the great archaic funerary and religious monuments of Attica during the great constitutional changes that led to Democracy at the end of the 5th c. BC)

Discussions

18.00 - Round Table: Present and Future in Research and Protection of Cult Places/ CHAIRPERSON: PROF. DR. VALERIU SÎRBU

19.00 Official closing ceremony of the International Colloquium.

20.00 – Dinner

Sunday, 26 OCTOBER 2014

9.00-13.00 – Documentary trip

13.00-14.00 – Lunch

14.00 – Departure of the participants