The Universities of Zurich and Bern are organising the third SISA workshop (2021) in Trient (VS) in cooperation with the Archaeological Heritage Service of the Canton of Valais. The SISA will be about Alpine landscapes, geology, mineralogy and ores, iron production, prospection and excavation methods as well as social and economic systems in Roman times in an Alpine area. It comprises invited keynotes for specific topics and teachings of methods, applications, and models. Lectures and practical fieldwork take place in an archaeological most promising region of south-western Switzerland.
Terms and conditions:
Tuesday 8 June to Friday 11 June, Simple accommondation, board and lodging at Trient, Canton of Valais, CH. Working in Alpine environment: 2.000 masl (climate!), no electricity. PhD and advanced MA with special interests in mountain, environmental and/or mining archaeology. Participation fee CHF 200.-
Organising units: UZH & Uni BE
Contact: Rouven Turck