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This page pertains to the 2012 Annual Meeting Call for Papers and Program Guidelines. View the 2013 Annual Meeting Call for Papers and Program Guidelines.

ASOR 2012 Annual Meeting

Call for Papers and Program Guidelines

IV. List of Approved Sessions

Please click here for the list of approved sessions with description/theme and session chairs.

* Deadline for submission of paper proposals was February 15, 2012.

ASOR-Sponsored Sessions

  • Ancient Inscriptions
  • Archaeology of Anatolia
  • Archaeology and Biblical Studies
  • Archaeology of the Byzantine Near East
  • Archaeology of Cyprus
  • Archaeology of Egypt
  • Archaeology of Gender
  • Archaeology of Lebanon
  • Archaeology of Iran
  • Archaeology of Islamic Society
  • Archaeology of Israel
  • Archaeology of Jordan
  • Archaeology of Mesopotamia
  • Archaeology of the Natural Environment: Archaeobotany and Zooarchaeology in the Near East
  • Archaeology of the Near East: Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Archaeology of the Near East: The Classical Periods
  • Archaeology of Southern Arabia and Her Neighbors
  • Archaeology of the Southern Levant
  • Archaeology of Syria
  • Art Historical Approaches to the Near East
  • Bioarchaeology in the Near East
  • Cultural Heritage Management: Methods, Practices, and Case Studies
  • GIS and Remote Sensing in Archaeology
  • History of Archaeology
  • Individual Submissions
  • Maritime Archaeology
  • Myth, History, and Archaeology
  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Reports on Current Excavations-ASOR Affiliated
  • Reports on Current Excavations-Non-ASOR Affiliated
  • Technology in Archaeology: Recent Work in the Archaeological Sciences
  • Theoretical and Anthropological Approaches to the Near East

    Member-Organized Sessions for the 2012 Annual Meeting

  • Archaeological Conservation Strategies in the Near East (workshop)
  • Archaeological Processes and Phenomena in Natural (Karstic) Caves in Israel
  • Archaeology in Context: History, Politics, Community, Identity
  • The Archaeology of Immigration in the Ancient Near East
  • Basileus, Sebastos, Shah: Archaeologies of Empire and Regional Interactions in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East
  • Beth-Shemesh Between the Bronze and Iron Ages: New Discoveries, New Thoughts
  • Between Land and Sea - The Archaeology of Coastal Landscapes
  • Caesarea Maritima
  • The City of David Excavations Revisited: In Memory of Yigal Shiloh (1937-1987)
  • City of Gold: Archaeological Excavations at Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus
  • Collecting and Displaying Near Eastern Art and Archaeology in the Museum
  • Community-Based Practice and Collaboration in Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Current Issues in Biblical Archaeology
  • Current Research at Kültepe/Kanesh (workshop)
  • Dress in the Ancient and Classical Near East
  • Endeavors, Encounters, and Challenges: Research Jerusalem
  • Frontiers and Borders in the Near East and Mediterranean
  • The German Contribution to the Archaeology of the Southern Levant
  • Hebrew Bible, History and Archaeology
  • Imperial Entanglements: Surveys and Excavations at Oglanqala, Azerbaijan
  • Imperial Peripheries: Archaeology, History, and Society on the Edge of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
  • Innovations in Integrative Research Using the Online Cultural Heritage Research Environment (OCHRE)
  • Islamic Frontiers and Borders in the Near East and Mediterranean
  • Joint Archaeological Expedition to Tell el-Hesi Regional Overview
  • Khirbet Qeiyafa: The Sanctuaries and Early Judean Art and Cult
  • Khirbet Wadi Hamam: A Roman-Period Galilean Village
  • Landscapes of Settlement in the Ancient Near East
  • Meals and the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in Its World: Foodways
  • Mesopotamian Civilization: New Directions in Iraqi Archaeology
  • Organic Residue Analysis in Archaeology
  • Parthia and the West
  • Political Landscapes of  Bronze Age Syro-Mesopotamia
  • Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Religions in Bronze and Iron Age Syria-Palestine
  • Secondary Context for Objects with no Known Origin: A Workshop about Ethics of Scholarly Research
  • Stepping Outside the "Palace": Alternative Approaches to Ancient Power Dynamics
  • Topics in Cyberinfrastructure, Digital Humanities, and Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Warfare, Empire, and Society in the Ancient Near East
  • Women in Near Eastern Archaeology: An Open Forum (workshop)
  • The World of the Philistines in the Iron Age Context