The 12th International Symposium on Knappable Material will be held from 18 to 22 November 2019 in Hungaria.

You can propose presentations in the following sessions:

•Raw material exploitation strategies: mining and surface collecting
•Ancient lithic trade and economics
•Stone tool production and processing techniques
•Polished stone tool production: knapping before and after polishing
•Use-wear analyses; signs of usage on stone tools (a.k.a. traceology)
•Geology of knappable materials
•Characterising lithic sources
•Lithotheques: collections of comparative raw materials
•Gemology: obsidian and quartz as gemstones
•Experimental flint knapping
•Blade and bladelet evolution in Europe from the Middle Palaeolithic to the Transitional Period – A technological revolution or contingent changes?
•Lithic technology of recent periods: Modern and Mediaeval

as well as in the special thematic session titled Bedrock and Alluvial: Primary and Secondary Raw Material Sources.

Find here the first circular: 1st_Circular_ISKM_2019

More information on the official website of ISKM 2019 :