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Prehistoric motherhood: An archeological lecture and tour - Vinča, Serbia

23 Jun 2017

On 23 June, Dr. Sofija Stefanović, PI of the European Research Council project BIRTH, will give a lecture on prehistoric motherhood. The lecture will focus on prehistoric fertility rates and practices as well as child rearing, diet and the role of the wider family, particularly the grandmothers and aunts.

The lecture will be preceded by an introductory lecture by Kristina Penezić, a researcher also involved in the ERC project BIRTH. Penezić will share the  experiences gained during her involvement with  the BIRTH project. She will also present a broader overview of the everyday life of the people who live in the area of what which is now called Vinča. This lecture will also focus on the villages, daily life, diet and communal practices of the prehistoric group around the period of 5000 BC. There will be a one hour tour of the archeological site

The event will be organised in part as an excursion to an archeological site Vinča-Belo Brdo which will start at 11am. Transport from Belgrade will be provided with a departure time of 10am from the Centre of Promotion of Science (Kralja Petra, 46).

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