【Jan. 25】Workshop – The Mesopotamian Landscape Archaeology: Recent Researches in Iraqi-Kurdistan

The following workshop titled, “The Mesopotamian Landscape Archaeology: Recent Researches in Iraqi-Kurdistan” will be held at the Tokyo campus of University of Tsukuba.

We look forward to your participation.


Time:25th January 209 (Fri.), 13:00 – 17:30

Place:Lecture room 121, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo campus  (Myogadani)

(3 Chome-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyō, Tokyo 112-0012)


Admission: free; no registration required



13:00-13:15  Opening address:

Shigeo Yamada (University of Tsukuba)

“Topographical Terminology in Cuneiform Texts”

13:15-14:00  Lecture:

Jason Ur (Harvard University)

“The Archaeological Landscape of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Current Results and Future Prospects”

14:00-14:30 Discussion

14:50-15:25   Presentation 1:

Shin‘ichi Nishiyama (Chubu University)

“Archaeology of Assyrian Landscape in the Shahrizor Plain, Slemani”

15:25-16:00 Presentation 2:

Nobuya Watanabe (Chubu University)

“Considerations for the Spatial-Context of the Archaeological Sites: Utilization of Multi-Scale Remotely Sensed Data”

16:00-16:35 Presentation 3:

Akira Tsuneki (University of Tsukuba)

“Neolithization and the Landscape in the Chamchamal Area, Slemani”

16:50-17:30 Discussion

18:00 Reception


Poster (PDF)