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Registration at Triton, The Norwegian Maritime Museum at 09.00, 23rd September 2010



CONFERENCE PROGRAM 23-24 SEPTEMBER 2010:


THURSDAY 23. SEPTEMBER

09.00: Registration and coffe

10.00: Conference begins

10.15: " The Sea as Social Space" - Key note speaker Christian Keller

Session 1: Significance of the maritime experiment – social and technological:

11.00 - 11.30: Building Min of the Desert: a reconstruction of a ship of the pharaohs

Cheryl Ward, Ph.D, Director, Center for Archaeology and Anthropology
Associate Professor of History, Maritime Archaeologist, Coastal Carolina University

Abstract


11.30 - 12.00: Excavation, documentation, reconstruction. The Barcode 6 boat as an archaeological experiment

Jostein Gundersen
(Project manager Barcode/NMM) and Tori Falck (Archaeological documentation/NMM)

Abstract



12.00 - 13.00 LUNCH

13.00 - 13.30: "In search of the Material Pattern: Reconstructing the 3rd Gokstadboat and an Iron Age Rig"

Terje Planke, PhD. Senior Curator. Norwegian Maritime Museum, Oslo

Abstract


13.30 - 14.00: Technical conclusions of designing and building three ocean-going rafts – NORD, NORD-bis. Materials (logs, ropes, sails), technology, sailing abilities.

Andrzej Urbanczyk. Writer, sailor, scientist, explorer. California



14.00 - 14.30: “Viking age navigation on trial – Observations of the sun”.

Lena Børjesson. Fosen Folk High School


Abstract




14.30 - 15.00:  ” Grass Roots revival of sailing culture in remote island communities as a result of the Lapita Voyage”.

Hanneke Boon / James Wharram. James Wharram Designs

Abstract






15.00 - 15.30: “Viking age navigation on trial – Social significants”.

Lena Børjesson. Fosen Folk High School


Abstract



16.00: FILM PREMIERE: KABANG: NORDIC ORIGINS EXPEDITION

Norwegian Maritime Museum, Cinema




17.00: FILM SCREENING FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS
At The Norwegian Maritime Museum:  Cilicia (Karen Balayan)
At The Kon-Tiki Museum: Lapita Voyage Expedition (H. Boon/ J. Wharram)
At The Fram Museum: Roald Amundsen`s South pole Expedition (1910 - 1912)


18.00: GUIDED TOUR AT THE THREE MUSEUMS. START IN RECEPTION AT THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME MUSEUM.


19.00: CONFERENCE DINNER AT THE KON-TIKI MUSEUM. (Independent registration NOK 350). Free of charge for people giving papers)





FRIDAY 24. SEPTEMBER

Session 2: Significance of Ocean Voyages 1 – Oceans Connect



09.00 - 09.30: “Re-evaluation of some possibilities of contact between the Ancient Mediterranean and Mesoamerica”.

Romeo Hristov, Ph.D, Research Associate, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, USA



Abstract


09.30 - 10.00: The tobacco and cocaine in Egytian mummies. Invation biology supports translantic interaction by early humans.

Dominique Görlitz, Ph.D. Germany


10.00 - 10.30 Nautical experience and results of my three raft expeditions – NORD (1957), NORD VI (2002-2003), NORD-bis (2006), together 8000 Nm of sailing”.

Andrzej Urbanczyk. Writer, sailor, scientist, explorer. California



10.30 - 11.00: GENERAL DISCUSSION


11.00 - 12.00 FILM SCREEENING FOR CONFERANCE PARTICIPANTS

Norwegian Maritime Museum: Building Pharaoh`s Ship (Cheryl Ward)


FILM PREMIERE AT THE KON-TIKI MUSEUM: The Abora Saga 2010 (Domenique Görlitz)


12.00 - 13.00: LUNCH AT THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME MUSEUM


Session 3: Significance of Ocean Voyages 2 – The Sea as a Social Space:


13.00 - 13.30 "On the threshold of history. Farms, technology and overseas travel in Southern Norway c. 2500-1500 BC".

Christopher Prescott, Ph.D. Professor. Institute for Archaeology, Conservation and History University in Oslo


Abstract




13.30 - 14.00.“Seafaring and the Faroes

Christian Keller, Ph.D.Professor. Institute for Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
University in Oslo





14.00 - 14.30. Same sea -different approach. Dorset, Thule and Norse approach to marine resources and interaction in the Eastern Arctic 13th and 14th century AD.


Inge Bugge Knudsen. Culture historian, writer


Abstract



14.30 - 15.00. ”Clay pipes from Oslo harbour. Implications for European trade and culture contacts in the early 17th century”

Jørgen Johannessen. Archaeologist. Norwegian Maritime Museum



Abstract


15.00 - 15.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION


16.00 - 17.00 FILMSCREENING FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS AT THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME MUSEUM.




THERE WILL BE A SOCIAL CULTURAL EVENING PROGRAM AT THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME MUSEUM IN WHICH PARTICIPANTS CAN TAKE PART. PROGRAME NOT COMPLEET.



More information about the program will be out on this website soon. There may be changes in the program as well and additional speakers.

The Conference Early Man and The Ocean 2010 is free of charge including lunch. There will be a tapas buffet and drinks at The Kon-Tiki Museum on Thursday evening 23. September. Price NOK 350.

Registration

Please note your name, e-mail, occupation and address. If you want to take part in the Early Man and the Ocean evening arrangement at The Kon-Tiki Museum, please inform us when you register.

Contact: h.tangen@kon-tiki.no