The European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC) is a biennial conference convening scholars and young researchers, both from humanities and sciences.
In accordance with former editions, the aim of this 14th meeting is to promote interdisciplinary and integrated studies of ancient ceramics. Scientists with diverse academic backgrounds are encourage to share expertise for solving issues on production processes, dissemination and use, and up to alteration and conservation. New approaches and methodological developments are presented in terms of analytical and measuring techniques, data processing and interpretation.
The topics of this 14th edition are :
Environmental and raw material studies (clay, temper, fuel...);
Gestures and techniques (chaîne-opératoire, production processes, object biography...);
Ceramic function and use (organic residues, use-wear analysis...);
Provenance and networks;
Technical ceramics (metallurgy, glass making...);
Slips and glazes;
New methodologies and data analysis (3D, portable and non invasive techniques, statistics...);