Scientific conferences

Sessions, seminars and conferences

14-18 April 2021. SAA SESSION “Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology”. Organized by:  Kristy E. Primeau, Neemias Santos da Rosa and Margarita Díaz-Andreu –Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting.
More information 
here.

18 November 2020, Spain. Arqueología de los Espacios Sonoros” [Archaeology of Soundscapes], virtual conference organized within the Artsoundscapes Project by the National Museum of Archaeology in Madrid and the University of Barcelona. 
See the scientific programme here.
See video here.

24-30 August 2020. “Archaeology of Soundscapes and Soundscapes for Archaeology” organized by Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos, Margarita Díaz-Andreu and Rupert Till. 26th Virtual Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, session #124. See the scientific programme here.

4-7 September 2019, Bern, Switzerland. “From landscape archaeology to soundscape archaeology: Themes, approaches and perspectives” organized by Angela Bellia and Tommaso Mattioli. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, session #184. See the scientific programme here.

Papers

29 Nov 2021. “Sounding rock art landscapes: some results of the Artsoundscapes project” by Margarita Díaz-Andreu. Seminar presentation at the webinar series organized on the occasion of the final year of the Scotland’s Rock Art Project (ScRAP project) in 2021.
See information here.

1-5 November 2021. “Rock art soundscapes as material culture: archaeoacoustical experiments undertaken in the ERC Artsoundscapes project” Margarita Díaz-Andreu and Neemias Santos da Rosa. Conference “Archaeology and Ethno-Archaeology” organized by Lars-Christian Koch, Stefan Hagel, Dahlia Shehata. 11. Symposium of the International Study Group on Music Archaeology. November 1-5, 2021, Humboldt Forum, Berlin (Germany).
See information here.

14-19 September 2021  “Bodies of Water as Music Archives: Revisiting Landscape Transformation in late 19th Century Native (South-Central) California” by Ana-María Alarcón-Jiménez and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. Valladolid, 14-19 September 2021 –  Conference: XXXV European Seminar in Ethnomusicology: “Ethnomusicology and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century”.
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31 May 2021. Neemias Santos da Rosa, Laura Fernández and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “L’archéologie de genre dans la préhistoire méditerranéenne: l’état actuel de la discussion sur les femmes dans l’art rupestre Levantin (Espagne)”. Session: “Where are women? Gender archeology in Prehistory and Protohistory: France on the sidelines of gender studies? (Session E1)”, organised by Anne Augereau (Inrap, UMR PréTech); Sophie Archambault de Beaune (University of Lyon 3, UMR ArScAn); and Caroline Trémeaud (Cellule archéologique des Ardennes, UMR Trajectoires). 29e Congrès Préhistorique de la France. Toulouse. 31 May – 4 June 2021.
See information here.

14-18 April 2021. “Multiple-input Multiple-output (MIMO) Impulse Response: an advanced acoustic measurement technique for analyzing rock art landscapes”. Adriano Farina; Tommaso Mattioli; Angelo Farina; Elena Miklashevisch; Margarita Díaz-Andreu. 2021 SAA SESSION “Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology”. Organized by:  Kristy E. Primeau, Neemias Santos da Rosa and Margarita Díaz-Andreu –Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting.
See information here.

14-18 April 2021. “The spirits listen: Ethnographical accounts of South Siberian soundscapes” Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos ; Tommaso Mattioli; Laura Coltofean-Arizancu; Andrzej Rozwadowski; Margarita Díaz-Andreu. 2021 SAA SESSION “Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology”. Organized by:  Kristy E. Primeau, Neemias Santos da Rosa and Margarita Díaz-Andreu –Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting.
See information here.

14-18 April 2021. “Rock art and GIS: Bridging the gap between audibility, visibility, and landscape”.  Margarita Díaz-Andreu; Tommaso Mattioli; Gabriel García Atiénzar; Neemias Santos da Rosa. 2021 SAA SESSION “Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology”. Organized by:  Kristy E. Primeau, Neemias Santos da Rosa and Margarita Díaz-Andreu –Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting.
See information here.

14-18 April 2021.  “Dancing on the wall: a systematic approach to prehistoric dance through the study of Levantine rock art”. Neemias Santos da Rosa; Laura Fernández Macías; Tommaso Mattioli; Margarita Díaz-Andreu. 2021 SAA SESSION “Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology”. Organized by:  Kristy E. Primeau, Neemias Santos da Rosa and Margarita Díaz-Andreu –Society for American Archaeology 86th Annual Meeting.
See information here.

3 December 2020. Santos da Rosa, Neemías 2020 “Além da imagem: a arte rupestre como produto de relações sociais, estruturas simbólicas e processos tecnológicos”. I Encontro Interno de História da Arte da Unicamp. Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas (Brasil).  

18 Nov 2020. Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Espacios sonoros en la Prehistoria”. Arqueología de los Espacios Sonoros [Archaeology of Soundscapes], National Museum of Archaeology, Madrid.
See the scientific programme here.
See video 
here.

18 Nov 2020. Neemias Santos da Rosa. “Representaciones de danzas en el Arte Levantino”. Arqueología de los Espacios Sonoros [Archaeology of Soundscapes], National Museum of Archaeology, Madrid. 
See the scientific programme here.
See video 
here.

18 Nov 2020. Raquel Jimenez Pasalodos, Juan Jésus Padilla, Manuel Garcia Heras and Estefanía García Barrajón. “Las trompas cerámicas numantinas y su
estudio a través de la arqueometría y la arqueología experimental”. Arqueología de los Espacios Sonoros [Archaeology of Soundscapes], National Museum of Archaeology, Madrid.
See the scientific programme here.
See video here.

28 Aug 2020. Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos. “Celtiberian perforated bones in the Numantine Museum of Soria (Spain).” 26th Virtual Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 24-30 August 2020. See the scientific programme here.

27 Aug 2020. Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Ritual music and the configuration of liminal spaces: Examples from archaeology and ethnography.” 26th Virtual Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 24-30 August 2020. See the scientific programme here.

28 Feb 2020. Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Archaeoacoustics and alternative perspectives on religion and ritual in archaeology”. Alumni Gentse Archeologen, University of Gent, Belgium.

28 Feb 2020. Tommaso Mattioli. “Digitalizing the Sounds of the Past”. Alumni Gentse Archeologen, University of Gent, Belgium.

28 Jan 2020. Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos. “Universals in Music? Perspectives from Ethnomusicology and Music Archaeology”. 8th Barcelona Lecture Series in Brain, Cognition and Behavior. University of Barcelona (Faculty of Psychology), Barcelona, Spain. Read more about this event here.

23 Nov 2019. Leslie F. Zubieta, Mª de la Luz Gutiérrez Martínez, Tommaso Mattioli, Mathieu Picas, César Villalobos, Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Preliminary results of the acoustic analysis of the Great Mural Rock Art in the Cañon de Santa Teresa, Baja California Sur (Mexico)”. Music Archaeology of Latin America, 22-23 November 2019, University of London, London, United Kingdom. See the scientific programme here.

22 Nov 2019. Ana Maria Alarcón-Jiménez, Raquel Jiménez and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Dreaming music in water: representing Yokuts songs in the early 20th century”. Music Archaeology of Latin America, 22-23 November 2019, University of London, London, United Kingdom. See the scientific programme here.

8 Nov 2019. Tommaso Mattioli, Gabriel García Atiénzar, Margarita Díaz-Andreu and Virginia Barciela González. “Escuchar con los ojos: la aplicación del GIS al estudio del campo visual y sonoro en los paisajes de arte rupestre de la montaña alicantina”. VI Congreso Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos “El arte en las sociedades prehistóricas” [6th International Congress of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers “The Art of Prehistoric Societies”], 6-9 November 2019, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. See the scientific programme here.

8 Nov 2019. Ana María Alarcón Jiménez and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Los paralelos etnográficos sobre chamanismo y acústica entre los yokuts: una reflexión histórica sobre la (ausencia de) interacción entre la antropología y el estudio del arte rupestre”. VI Congreso Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos “El arte en las sociedades prehistóricas” [6th International Congress of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers “The Art of Prehistoric Societies”], 6-9 November 2019, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. See the scientific programme here.

8 Nov 2019. José Valenzuela, Carles Escera and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Arqueología; psicoacústica y arte rupestre: escuchando el pasado con ayuda del método científico”. VI Congreso Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos “El arte en las sociedades prehistóricas” [6th International Congress of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers “The Art of Prehistoric Societies”], 6-9 November 2019, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. See the scientific programme here.

7 Nov 2019. Tommaso Mattioli. “Arte rupestre postpaleolítico al sur de los Alpes: el registro artístico de la península italiana”. Keynote lecture. VI Congreso Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos “El arte en las sociedades prehistóricas” [6th International Congress of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers “The Art of Prehistoric Societies”], 6-9 November 2019, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. See the scientific programme here.

26 Sep 2019. Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Mª Luz Gutiérrez Martínez, Tommaso Mattioli, Laura Coltofean, Mathieu Picas, César Villalobos and Leslie Zubieta. “Los paisajes sonoros de Baja California Sur: resultados preliminares del análisis acústico del arte rupestre del Gran Mural en el Cañón de Santa Teresa.” Segundo Encuentro de Arqueomusicología de las Américas – ‘Artes, paisajes y objetos sonoros del pasado’ [Second archaeomusicological meeting of the Americas – ‘Sonourous art, landscapes and objects of the past’], 25-27 September 2019, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. See the scientific programme here.

26 Sep 2019. Ana María Alarcón Jiménez, Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos, Tommaso Mattioli and Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Arte rupestre, música y esquizofonía: representaciones inter-disciplinares de las prácticas sonoras de los Yokuts (Valle de San Joaquín, California, EEUU).” Segundo Encuentro de Arqueomusicología de las Américas – ‘Artes, paisajes y objetos sonoros del pasado’ [Second archaeomusicological meeting of the Americas – ‘Sonourous art, landscapes and objects of the past’], 25-27 September 2019, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. See the scientific programme here.

9 Sep 2019. Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Angelo Farina, Enrico Armelloni, Laura Coltofean, Mathieu Picas and Tommaso Mattioli. “Acoustic effects at prehistoric landscapes: an archaeoacoustic analysis of rock art sites from Western Mediterranean”. 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany. See the scientific programme here.

9 Sep 2019. Angelo Farina, Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Enrico Armelloni, Mathieu Picas, Leslie Zubieta and Tommaso Mattioli. “Digitalizing the sounds of the past: the soundscapes of World Heritage rock art landscapes from Spain and Mexico”. 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany. See the scientific programme here.

5 Sep 2019. Doerte Weig, Raquel Jiménez Pasalodos and Tommaso Mattioli. “Echoes from the present, echoes from the past: Experiencing ancient soundscapes through ethnography and ethnohistory.” 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 4-7 September 2019, Bern, Switzerland. See the scientific programme here.

5 Sep 2019. Mathieu Picas, Ana María Alarcón Jiménez and Laura Coltofean. “Californian “Rock Music”: Ancient soundscapes from a transnational and multidisciplinary perspective.” 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 4-7 September 2019, Bern, Switzerland. See the scientific programme here.

7 Jun 2019. Tommaso Mattioli and Armando Gravina. “L’arte rupestre schematica post-paleolitica del promontorio del Gargano (Puglia, Italia)”. Invited talk. VII IAPP – Incontro Annuale di Preistoria e Protostoria – ‘Preistoria e protostoria in ambiente montano: scoperte e ricerca territoriale, tutela e valorizzazione’, Museo Nazionale della Montagna, Torino, Italy. Read more about the event here.

10-14 Apr 2019. Margarita Díaz-Andreu, María de la Luz Gutiérrez Martínez, Tommaso Mattioli, César Villalobos and Leslie Zubieta. “The soundscapes of Baja California: preliminary results of the Arroyo de San Pablo rock art canyon”. 84th SAA Annual Meeting, 10-14 April 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. See the scientific programme here.

16 Jan 2019. Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Sounds and The Sacred in Rock Art Soundscapes”, Bath Spa University. Her talk centred on the acoustics of landscapes, especially of those marked by past communities with prehistoric rock art as a way of providing them with a special meaning. Newton Park Campus (Commons 226). Read more about the event here and here.

22 Nov 2018. Tommaso Mattioli. “Art rupestre i paisatges sonors” (“Rock art and soundscapes”). Workshop ‘Rock art and neolithization’, Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya. See the scientific programme here.

17 Nov 2018. Margarita Díaz-Andreu and Tommaso Mattioli. “The acoustics of rock art landscapes: new perspectives”. Conference “Arqueologia, Arqueoacústica e Neurociência: Que relação?” (Archaeology, Archaeoacoustics and Neuroscience – What is the connection?), National Museum of Archaeology, Lisbon.

Talks for the general public

30 Oct 2019. Margarita Díaz-Andreu. “Más allá del sonido – Una mirada alternativa desde la arqueoacústica a los mitos y creencias religiosas de las sociedades prehistóricas” [Beyond sound: The myths and religious beliefs of prehistoric societies from the perspective of archaeoacoustics”]. Conference series “Las ciencias suenan” [The sciences sound], organized by the Jakiunde Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters at the Museum of Navarre in Pamplona, Spain. Read more about the event here and here.