Spring 2023 Langford Conference: "Social Groups and Production in Mycenaean Economies."


On 24-25 February 2023, the Department of Classics at Florida State University will sponsor the Spring 2023 Langford Conference on Social Groups and Production in Mycenaean Economies.


The conference will be held in the Turnbull Conference Center on the FSU campus in Tallahassee.

The schedule will be posted here soon.


For more information, please contact Daniel J. Pullen (dpullen@fsu.edu).



Papers will include:


N. Abell, “Crafting communities and constellations of practice: An exploration of production and exchange networks in the earlier LBA southern Aegean”


P. M. Day and E. Kardamaki, “Potting Communities during the Mycenaean Palatial Period”


A. Dill, “Craft Industries at Kalamianos”


J. Driessen, “A House Divided? Social structure before, during and after the Mycenaean administration at Knossos”


M. L. Galaty and W. A. Parkinson, “Not a Great Kingdom: Mycenaean Economic Variation as a Measure of Nonintegration”


S. C. Murray, “Mycenaean Economic Institutions, Expensive Exchange, and the Theory of the Firm”


D. Nakassis, “Reading between the lines: textual evidence for socioeconomic organization in the Mycenaean world”


K. Shelton, “Petsas House: potters, the workshop, and ceramic production in Mycenae’s society and economy”


T. F. Tartaron, “Social Groups in the Mycenaean Maritime Economy”


S. Voutsaki, “Kinship and the roots of inequality in pre-palatial Laconia”





Friday, February 24th 8:00 am
Saturday, February 25th 5:00 pm