Book of Abstracts Call for Abstracts Proceedings Schedule

We are glad to inform you that we organize an international symposium entitled «HOMINES, FUNERA, ASTRA», within the project The Social-Humanistic Sciences in the Context of the Globalized Evolution: the Development and the Implementation of the Post-Doctoral Studies and Research Program, POSDRU –89/1.5/S/61104, Human communities and their material and spiritual creation in the Prehistory and Protohistory of the space between the Carpathians and Dniester, at the “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia (Romania) from the 5th to the 8th of June, 2011.

This scientific meeting will regroup ethnologists, archaeologists and historians around the thematics of funerary anthropology in prehistory and protohistory. At the core of the scientific preoccupations will therefore stand the archaeological and historical approaches, as well as the ancient Greek and Latin texts, the physical anthropology and the ethnographical practices. The interdisciplinary symposium will provide the opportunity to exchange viewpoints, experiences and results concerning the proposed thematic.

The programme of these manifestations is:

Sunday, 5 June:

Welcoming the participants at Alba Iulia. Registration

Monday, 6 June:

Lectures and panel session (Archaeological and historical approaches) Tuesday, 7 June:

Lectures and panel session (Physical anthropology)

Lectures and panel session (Ethnography)

Wednesday, 8 June:

Departure of participants

Papers, abstracts and posters may be presented in French or English. The publication of the proceedings of this international symposium has already been arranged.

Accommodation and meals will be provided by the organizers.

We would appreciate if you can confirm before the 28th of February 2011 your intention to participate to the sessions with provisional title. In case you accept our invitation, the deadline for sending a 1⁄2 page abstract together with an image (plan, photo or else) to dr. Mihai Gligor ( is 30th of April 2011.

Thank you.

Organizing Committee: Mihai Gligor (“1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania) Raluca Kogălniceanu (Giurgiu County Museum, Romania) Roxana-Gabriela Curcă (“Al. I. Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania)