Archeological Bayuda Conference

Münster, 10.-12. September 2015

Lecture Building of the Cluster of Excellence

Religion and Politics at the WWU Münster

Johannisstr. 4, 48143 Münster, Germany

Preliminary Program:

Thursday, 10.09.2015

17:00 Registration

18:00 Welcoming addresses by

Angelika Lohwasser & Johannes Auenmüller

Cornelia Denz, Vice-Rector for International Affairs, University of Münster

Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, Director General, National Corporation of Antiquities and Museums, Sudan

18:30 Keynote speech by Rudolph Kuper: From Gilf Kebir to Wadi Howar – 35 Years of Archaeological Research in the Libyan Desert

19:30 Reception

Friday, 11.09.2015

09:00-09:30 Registration

09:30-09:45 Angelika Lohwasser: Introduction

09:45-10:15 Miroslaw Masojc: Stone Age in the Bayuda

10:15-10:45 Ahmed Hamid Nassr: Regional Diversities of Paleolithic Stone Tools from the Eastern Desert of Lower Atbara River – Comparative studies between Bayuda desert and central Sudan

10:45-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-11:45 Friederike Jesse: Site ELG 13/15 and the later Prehistory in the Bayuda

11:45-12:15 Henryk Paner: The Western Bayuda Desert at the End of the Third and in the Second Millennium BC

12:15-12:30 Time for discussion

12:30-14:00 Lunch (Attendees are kindly requested to make their own arrangements)

14:00-14:30 Michael Mallinson: Road Archaeology in the Muqqadam

14:30-15:00 Timothy Kendall: Al-Meragh and the Wadi Muqqadam between Tamtam and Korti

15:00-15:30 Fawzi Hassan Bakhiet: The Debba-Dam Archaeological Survey Project (DDASP) – Two seasons QSAP

15:30-15:45 Time for discussion

15:45-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-16:45 Faisal Musa: The Sand Dune Movements towards the Archaeological Sites near Nuri

16:45-17:15 Madani Mohamed Abu Alfath: The Forgotten Roads in Bayuda Desert

17:15-17:30 Time for discussion

17:30-18:30 Refreshments, Walk to the bus station

18:30-19:30 Münster City Bus Tour

Saturday, 12.09.2015

09:30-10:00 Angelika Lohwasser: The “Wadi Abu Dom Itinerary-Project” 2014-2015

10:00-10:30 André Beuger & André Wieghardt: Web Mapping the Past – The Wadi Abu Dom at the Geoarchaeology 2.0 Web Service

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:30 Tim Karberg: Irrigation and Water Management in the Wadi Abu Dom – Wells and Oases

11:30-12:00 Jana Helmbold-Doyé: The Christian Pottery from the Wadi Abu Dom. Testimonies of an Irreligious Community?

12:00-12:30 Time for discussion

12:30-14:00 Lunch (Attendees are kindly requested to make their own arrangements)

14:00-14:30 Jana Eger / Elzbieta Kolosowska: From the Post-Meroitic to the Makurian Period – First results of the excavations of Cemeteries in the Wadi Abu Dom

14:30-15:00 Friederike Jugert / Theresa Klatt: Morphological Investigations and DNA-Analysis on the Skeletons of the Upper Wadi Abu Dom collected in 2015

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:00 Mohamed el-Toum: Consequences of Some Activities in Bayuda Desert from the Past until Now – A case study on Salt and Tar (Gutran)

16:00-16:30 Baldur Gabriel: Unsettled Cultural Relics in the Bayuda (N-Sudan) and Adjacent Areas

16:30-17:00 Mahmoud el-Tayeb: Bayuda Desert From Late Antique to Present Time

17:00-17:30 Final discussion

17:30-18:30 Comfort break

18:30-21:30 Farewell dinner (speakers are invited, all other guests are welcome with previous notice only)