The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus is pleased to invite you to a lecture
From Humble Meals to the Food of Empire: Exploring Political Complexity Over Time in Ancient Southwest Asia Through Zooarchaeological Data
by Hannah Lau, University of California, Los Angeles and ARISC Fellow
Time: September 25, 2013, 3 pm
Location: Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, 31, H.Javid av., Baku
Overview: This talk will focus specifically on lecturer’s research reconstruct political economy from faunal assemblages using two different case studies. The first will compare subsistence strategies and commensal politics at the Late Neolithic sites of Kamiltepe in Azerbaijan and Domuztepe in Turkey. The second will discuss changing occupations and concomitant changing subsistence strategies over time at the multi-period site of Oğlanqala in Naxçivan, Azerbaijan.
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