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Invitation and Program for the Conference in New York Archaeologies of Yeronisos off Cyprus: The Island beyond the Island

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies presents the
Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies

Archaeologies of Yeronisos off Cyprus: the Island beyond the Island

In Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus and the Twentieth Anniversary of the New York University Yeronisos Island Excavations.

Friday, September 24, 2010
Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible)

6:00 P.M. Welcome
Matthew S. Santirocco, Seryl Kushner Dean, College of Arts and Science, and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies, NYU

6:10 P.M. Greetings
John Brademas, President Emeritus, NYU

6:15 P.M. Remarks
His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias

6:30 P.M. Keynote Address: The Charles and Ritchie Markoe Scribner (WSUC '76) Distinguished Lecture in the History of Art
Saving and Exploring Yeronisos: A Cyprus-American Collaboration

Sophocles Hadjisavvas, Former Director, Department of Antiquities of Cyprus
Joan Breton Connelly, Professor of Classics, NYU and Director, NYU Yeronisos Island Excavations

7:25 P.M. The Gift of History Charles Scribner, III, Friends of Yeronisos

7:30 P.M. Food & Wine Reception hosted by the Cyprus Embassy Trade Center, NY

Saturday, September 25, 2010

10:00 A.M. Session I
The Potential Role of Island Ecology in Island Archaeology
Peter P. Blanchard, III, Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, Volunteer; Former Island Steward for Coastal Preserves

Yeronisos and the Archaeologies of Cult: Chalcolithic and Hellenistic, Cypriot and Egyptian
Joan Breton Connelly

Published in 2010