Workshop Program: start 15.11.2018 14:00, end 16.11.2018 14:30

Workshop Program


TOPOI Building Mitte,
Hannoversche Straße 6,
10115 Berlin (more)

Thursday 15. November (14:00 – 18:30)

14:00 Welcome and introduction to the Workshop
Stephan Schmid, Humboldt University of Berlin, Winckelmann Institute for Classical Archaeology
Laura Pecchioli, Technical University of Berlin, Department Building 
Archaeology and Built Heritage Conservation Humboldt University of Berlin, Winckelmann Institute for Classical Archaeology, Ostia Forum Project

14:40 On the role of ancient earthquakes in the building style and in the occupation patterns
Stathis C. Stiros, Dept of Civil Engineering, Patras University, Greece (abstract)

15:10 From archaeological and historical information of past earthquakes to a seismological description for seismic hazard and risk assessment
Donat Fäh, Team of Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich (abstract)

15:50 Discussion

16:00 Coffe Break

16:20 Using geological techniques to identify earthquakes in archaeological sites and cultural heritage
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez-Pascua, Geological Survey of Spain (abstract)

17:00 Researches on historical seismicity at Vienna (France): from archaeoseismological observations to the archaeological identification of «Viennese» earthquakes in Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Bruno Helly (1), Alain Rideaud (2), Benoît Helly (3) (1) Directeur de recherche au CNRS (émérite), Maison de l’Orient (2) Architecte DPLG, 71100-Tournus (3) Service Régional de l’Archéologie, DRAC Lyon (abstract)

17:40 – 18:30 Discussion

19:30 Social dinner

Friday 16. November (9:00 – 14:30)

9:00 Elements of a Quantitative Archaeoseismological Study
Klaus-G.Hinzen, Earthquake Geology and Archaeoseismology Cologne University (abstract)

9:40 Evidence of seismic damages on ancient Roman buildings at Ostia
Laura Pecchioli (1)(2), Axel Gering (2) und Giovanni Cangi (3), (1) Technische Universität Berlin (2) Humboldt Universität – Winckelmann Institut, Klassische Archäologie, Ostia Forum Projekt (OFP) (3) Associated ITABC-CNR, Rome, Italy

10:20 Bronze Age Earthquakes on Minoan Crete (Eastern Mediterranean). Breaking the Myth through Interdisciplinarity
Manuel Sintubin (1) Simon Jusseret (2, 3) (1) KU Leuven, Departement of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Leuven (2) University of Texas at Austin, Department of Anthropology, USA (3) Université catholique de Louvain, Aegis-CEMA-INCAL, Louvain-la-Neuve (abstract)

11:00 Discussion

11:10 Coffeebreak

11:30 Seismic assessment of historical buildings in Switzerland
Pia Hannewald, Pierino Lestuzzi, Résonance Ingénieurs-Conseils SA (abstract)

12:15 Lunch

13:30- Closing remarks and a short introduction to “Medieval and post-medieval earthquakes in Europe”
Paolo Folin (1), Chris Gerrard (1) (1) Durham University, Department of Archaeology**