Definitive program of the International Congress “Rituals, funeral customs and magical practices in Hispania. On tho occasion of the sepulcretum of Llanos del Pretorio”.

After the deadline for sending proposals of participation in the congress, and after  its evaluation and acceptance by the scientific commitee, a definitive program of interventions, appearing as follows:


Wednesday, January 30th


10:00 a.m. Opening of the exhibition “Urban Archeology as an agent of knowledge creation and patrimonial dynamization: Sepulcretum of Llanos del Pretorio”. Interpretation center of the Roman Funerary World (Mausoleums of Puerta de Gallegos); in collaboration with the Town  Hall of Córdoba.


10:30 a.m.  Delivery  of  documentation. Casa Árabe.


11:00-11:45 a.m. “News about the funeral archeology in Baelo Claudia”, inaugural Conference lead by Fernando Prados Martínez, University of Alicante.


11:45-12:15 a.m. “The northern necropolis of Corduba: Urbanistic context of Llanos del Pretorio”, lead by Manuel D. Ruiz Bueno, University of Córdoba.


12:15-12:45 a.m. Sepulcretum of Llanos del Pretorio: register and excavation”, lead by Manuel Rubio Valverde, Archaeologist.


12:45-13:15 p.m. “ Lotization and funerary topography in necropolis cordubenses”, lead by Desiderio Vaquerizo Gil, University of Córdoba.


13:15-13:45 p.m. “ Busta and Ustrina in the Roman Cordoba: Ritual of cremation of the sepulcretum of Llanos del Pretorio”, lead by Ana Ruiz Osuna, University of Córdoba.


13:45-14:30 p.m. Debate.


           14:30-16:00 p.m. Lunch break.


16:00-16:45 p.m. “The Roman Funerary World in the Alemtejo portuguese. In a way of Synthesis”,lead by Mónica Rolo, Archeological center , University of Lisboa (UNIARQ).


16:45-17:15 p.m. “Stratigraphic and chronotipological  Sequence of the Roman necropolis of Llanos del Pretorio. The ceramic register”, lead by Sonia Vargas Cantos and Liliana Hernández Lozano, University of Córdoba.


17:15-17:45 p.m. “Glass in a funeral context. Los Llano del pretorio”, lead by Almudena Velo, University of Granada, Chlöe E. Duckworth (New Castle University) and David Govantes, University of Cordoba-University of Lisboa.


17:45-18:15 p.m. “An approach to the destiny of souls in the Roman world (ss.I a.e.- I n.e.)”, lead by Rafael Barroso Romero, University of Córdoba.


18:15-18:30 p.m. Pause-Coffee.


18:30-19:00 p.m. “ Magic and Sorcery in the Roman necropolis of Llanos del Pretorio”, lead by Sergio García-Dils de la Vega, University of Seville- City Council of Écija.


19:00-19:30 p.m. “Symbology of the coins in a funeral context. The example of Llanos del Pretorio”, lead by Alicia Arévalo González and Elena Moreno Pulido, University of Cádiz.


19:30-20:00 p.m. Debate.


Thursday, January 31th


9:00-9:45 p.m. “Funeral dimensions and enclosures in roman necropolis of northern   Italy “, lead by Luca Scalco, Università degli Studi di Padova.


9:45-10:15 a.m. “Recreation of the paleoenvironment of the roman necropolis of Llanos del Pretorio through the paleobotanical and anthracological  register” lead by Luis Javier Sánchez Hernando, University of Huelva.


10:15-10:45 a.m. “Antrophological approximation to the bone remains from the Roman necropolis of Llanos del Pretorio” , lead by Elisa García-Prósper and Manuel Polo Cerdá, Paleolab Group.


           10:45-11:00 a.m. Pause-Coffee.


11:00-11:30 a.m. “The use of ancestral DNA to track human and animal migrations  in time and space”, lead by Albert Tenesa, University of Edinburgh


11:30-12:00 a.m. “Animal sacrifices in the necropolis of Llanos del Pretorio: Rituals and symbols”, lead by Rafael Martínez Sánchez, University of Granada.


12:00-12:30 a.m. “Dying in the field: An approach to the rural  funerary world  in the set of Fuente Álamo (Puente Genil, Cordoba)”, lead by Manuel Delgado Torres, director of the Archaeological set Villa Romana de Fuente Álamo and David Jaén Cubero, archaeologist of the City Council of Puente Genil.


12:30-13:00 p.m.  “The christianization of the funeral landscape: the end of a cultural  and religious process”, by Eduardo Cerrato, Escuela de Magisterio Sagrado Corazón,

University of Cordoba.


13:00-14:00 p.m. Debate.


           14:00-16:00 p.m. Pause lunch.


16:00-16:15 p.m. “Iconographic analysis of the epigraphic set of La Boatella and the street San Vicente Mártir (Valencia)”, lead by Mª Asunción Martínez (University of València).


16:15-16:30 p.m. “Dying in Legio. Notes on archeology and Epigraphy on customs of the camp of Legio VII Germina y su cannaba”, lead by David Martino (Complutense University of Madrid).


16:30-16:45 p.m. “The survival of Death: reutilization of the prehistoric funerary space in the Roman period under the imperial in the field of La Magdalena (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid)”, lead by Felipe Gómez Moreno (Trébede Patrimony and Culture, S.L).


16:45-17:00 p.m. “The necropolis of the market of Sant Antoni of Barcelona”, lead by Emiliano Hinojo and Carme Miró (Archeological Service of Barcelona).


17:00-17:15 p.m. “Rituals and funeral practices in the necropolis of the roman city of Baetulo (Hispania Tarraconense). The example of the western necropolis of Illa Fradera”, lead by Pepita Padrós, Clara Forn and Daniel Vázquez (Museum of Badalona).


17:15-17:30 p.m. “The funeral area of the site of the extension of MNAR (Mérida): rituality and magical-religious practices of the humble layers of Augusta Emerita”, lead

By José Mª Murciano (National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida).


          17:30-18:00 p.m. Pause- Coffee.


18:00-18:15 p.m. “Rituality and magic in the funerary suburb of Augusta emerita (Mérida, Badajoz)”, lead by Macarena Bustamante, Francisco J. Heras and Cleia Detry (University of Granada).


18:15-18:30 p.m. Mors inmatura. Infantile burials in Hispania in non-funeral areas” lead by Cruces Blázquez and Ana Andújar (University of Salamanca)


18:30-18:45 p.m. “Astral symbology of the south of Hispania: The swastika of Sierra Aznar”, lead by Esperanza Mata and Francisco de B. Zuleta (University of Cádiz).


 18:45-19:00 p.m. “Dogs and Death. Uses of the canid in the funerary contexts of the classical period”, lead by Ana Portillo (University of Córdoba).


19:00-19:15 p.m. “ Amortization  of the spaces in Salitre, Librilla. The burial of an individual in an oil mill and the antrophological study” lead by Mª José Morcillo, Olga Briones and Ana Corraliza (Archeology and natural  Company / City Council of Librilla).


19:15-19:30 p.m. “Make the heritage visible: steps in  Roman funerary ritual in a sector of the Western Necropolis of Colonia Patricia”, lead by Cristina Camacho and Rafael Valera (Archeologists).


19:30-20:00 p.m. Conclusions and perspectives of the future.