The IEMA Post-doctoral Scholar Position 2016-2017 at SUNY Buffalo has been posted. Please see the Jobs section for more information.


Information about the 2016-2017 IEMA Travel and Research Scholarship is available here.

The deadline for applications is Friday  at  4:30  p.m.  March 25,  2016.

Upcoming Lectures presented by IEMA:


Dr. Agnė Čivilytė (Lithuanian Institute for History)
Metal in non-metalliferous regions: Understanding the Bronze Age Metallurgy in the Eastern Baltic
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Dr. Paul Duffy (University of Toronto)
Fragments from the Fire: What sherds, cremains and spatial models tell us about social inequality in Bronze Age Hungary
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Dr. Dusan Boric (Cardiff University/University of Pittsburgh)
Deathways at Lepenski Vir: Mortuary Programs and Social Bioarchaeology among Holocene Foragers and Farmers in the Balkans
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

AIA Lecture at the Buffalo Museum of Science

Jennifer Tobin
A Hero’s Choice: The Historical Context for the Cocks and Hens Relief from Xanthos
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 6:30pm

Graduate Speaker Series, Goetz Library
Tom Carpenter (Distinguished Professor of Classics, Ohio University)
Friday, March 4th, 2016 4pm

Graduate Speaker Series, Goetz Library
Elizabeth Colantoni (University of Rochester)
Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 4:00 pm

IEMA Brown Bag Lecture
Caitlin Curtis (University at Buffalo)
Striving for community sustainability: a people-based approach to archaeological heritage management in Turkey
Alexander Mazurek (University at Buffalo)
The Etruscan Elite Hero to a Gentilicial Tradition: A Study of Etruscan Warfare Objects within Funerary Contexts
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Dr. Ralf Vandam (Koc University)
Back to the Beginning. Reconstructing the Late Chalcolithic – Early Bronze Age (3500-2400 BC) socio-economic landscape in SW Turkey in relation to early complexity
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

IEMA Conference and Opening of the IEMA Paley Library
Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday April 3rd, 2016

Stefan Lehmann (Director Archaeology Museum of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
The current discussion on ancient bronze portraits without provenance and the forgery workshop of the ‘Spanish Master’
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 2-3pm

Danielle Riebe (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

IEMA Workshop
Aaron N. Shugar, Ph.D. (Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor of Conservation Science, Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State, SUNY)
Danielle Riebe (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Compositional Analysis in Archaeology: An Introduction to Portable X-ray Fluorescence (p-XRF)
May 1st, 2016 9am-5pm MFAC 354

FALL 2015

Dr. Attila Gyucha (IEMA Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-2016)
Population Nucleation and Urbanization in Prehistory: Settlement Strategies in Southeastern Europe
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

Laura Harrison, MA (UB) and Aycan Gürbüz, MA (Dumlupinar University, Kütahya)
Visualizing the Past: Using 3D modeling to interpret the ancient built environment of Seyitömer Höyük, Turkey
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

IEMA Workshop
Aycan Gürbüz, MA (Dumlupinar University, Kütahya)
Digital Archaeology and 3D Modelling
Thursday, September 17th, 2015 4-7pm Crosby 40

Jed O. Kaplan (Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne,
From forest to farmland and meadow to metropolis, or, when did the Anthropocene begin
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

AIA Lecture (co-sponsored by IEMA)

Dr. Michael Danti (American Schools of Oriental Research)
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6.30 pm Buffalo Museum of Science

IEMA Brown Bag Lecture
Cassidy Phelps (University at Buffalo)
Putting Walls Up: A Study of Etruscan Domestic Architecture within Fortified Settlements
Patrick Willett (University at Buffalo)
The Aftermath of the 8.2 Event: Cultural and Environmental Effects in the Anatolian Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

IEMA Brown Bag Lecture
Katie Grow Allen (University at Buffalo)
Life and Death at the Edge of an Empire: the bioarchaeology of an Ottoman garrison cemetery
Elise Poppen (University at Buffalo)
The Past Among the Present: Roman Architecture at Athens, Delphi, and Olympia
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

Dr. Elizabeth S. Green (Brock University)
Shifting Centers of Maritime Activity in the Eastern Mediterranean: A View from Burgaz or ‘Old Knidos’, Turkey
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354

AIA Lecture (co-sponsored by IEMA)

Dr. Filomena Limão (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6.30 pm Buffalo Museum of Science

IEMA Brown Bag Lecture
Alice Chapman (University at Buffalo)
Constructing Realism: Hellenistic Sculpture and Ekphrasis in Herodas IV
Erika Ruhl (University at Buffalo)
Hearts on their Sleeves:  Textiles and Children’s Burials in Pre-Modern Finland
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:30-1:30 MFAC 354


We would like to welcome our 9th IEMA Postdoctoral Fellow:


Dr. Attila Gyucha

who will kick off our lecture series on Wednesday, September 9th, 12.30-1.30 in MFAC 354 with his talk entitled “Population Nucleation and Urbanization in Prehistory: Settlement Strategies in Southeastern Europe