Welcome back!

We are looking forward to an exciting IEMA SPRING LECTURE SERIES 2015 and other IEMA activities.

Information about the 2015-2016 IEMA Travel and Research Scholarship is available here.

The deadline for applications is Friday  at  4:30  p.m.  March 27,  2015.

The IEMA Post-doctoral Scholar Position 2015-2016 at SUNY Buffalo has been posted. Please see the Jobs section for more information.


Upcoming Lectures presented by IEMA:


Brecht Lambrechts (University of Leuvan)
New Light on Interaction in the Neolithic Island Aegean: Some preliminary results from an integrated characterization of the Neolithic from Chios
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Nathaniel Durant (University at Buffalo)
A Tale of Two Frontiers? The Saxon Shore Forts and Hadrian’s Wall in the 3rd to 5th centuries
Ashley Cercone (University at Buffalo)
50 Sherds of Fired Clay: Ceramic Restoration at Seyitömer Höyük
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

AIA Lecture, Co-sponsored by IEMA:

Dr. Christopher Parslow (Department of Classics at Wesleyan University)
Love and Life in the Praedia (Properties) of Julia Felix in Pompeii
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6.30pm Auditorium of the Buffalo Museum of Science

IEMA Archaeological Ceramics Workshop
Taught by Dr. Ralf Vandam (IEMA Visiting Professor) and Brecht Lambrechts (University of Leuven)
Saturday, March 28th, 2015 9.30 AM to 3.30 PM (with scheduled breaks)

Erika Ruhl (University at Buffalo)
Clothing the Dead: Textile analysis in pre-modern Finnish burials
Alexander Mazurek (University at Buffalo)
Who is that Girl I See Staring Straight Back at Me:  An Examination of Etruscan Genucilia Ware
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Manuel Fernández (University of Edinburgh)
The Sacrality of Space: Religion, Politics and Collective Identities in Celtic Europe
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354



 Fall 2014

Dr. Jennifer Ramsay (SUNY Brockport)
Arid Agriculture: Evidence from Archaeobotanical Remains at Nabataean through Islamic Period Sites
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Linda Anderson, M.A. (Leiden University, Netherlands)
Discovering Archaeological Armenia: Visualizing Its Images
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Ralf Vandam, IEMA Visiting Scholar 2014-15 (University Leuven, Belgium)
Everybody Needs Good Neighbors: Exploring Late Prehistoric Settlement Strategies and Social-Economic Behavior in the Burdur Plain, SW Turkey
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Dr. Seth Button (Logan Simpson Design, Inc.)
When Farming Faltered: Two Regional Case Studies
Monday, November 10, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

Sarah Hoffman (University at Buffalo)
Health in the Sagas of the Icelanders
Max Huemer (University at Buffalo)
The Gsur of Tripolitania: An Analysis of a Roman Defense System in North Africa
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354

AIA Lecture, Co-sponsored by IEMA:

Mark Lawall (University of Manitoba)
Big Amphora, Little Loom Weights: Archaeological Approaches to Economic Change
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30 PM, Buffalo Museum of Science

Jacquelyn Kyle (University at Buffalo)
Nathaniel Durant (University at Buffalo)
Wednesday, November 19
, 2014 12.30-1.30 MFAC 354



We would like to welcome our 8th IEMA Postdoctoral Fellow:

Dr. Emily Holt, MA, PhD

who will kick off our lecture series on Wednesday, September 17th, 12.30-1.30 in MFAC 354 with her talk entitled “Water, Climate, and Culture: Environmental Variability and Social Inequality in Bronze Age Sardinia


Congratulations to the winners of the 2014-15 IEMA Travel and Research

The Genucilia Ware from Vulci and Cerveteri
Alexander Mazurek (Classics)

Studying Late Etruscan Domestic Architecture in the Mediterranean Tradition
Cassidy Phelps (Classics)

Mortuary Practices in Prehistoric Anatolia
Jacquelyn Kyle (Anthropology)