10:00 - 10:30
Welcome and introduction to the workshop
Claudia Gerling
Wolfram Schier
10:30 - 11:10
The beginnings of nomadism in the West Eurasian steppe: history of research during the Soviet and post-Soviet time
Elke Kaiser
11:10 - 11:50
Mobility patterns of Early Bronze Age communities in the West Eurasian steppe: isotopic analysis and challenging aspects
Claudia Gerling
11:50 - 12:30
On the trail of the nomads of the Sayan-Altai uplands: isotopic analyses of horse tooth enamel from first millennium BC funerary barrows
Robin Bendrey
13:40 - 14:20
Bioarchaeological research in the Bronze to Iron Age cemetery Maikhan Tolgoi, Central Mongolia: state of research and future prospects
Jan Bemmann
Ursula Brosseder
Gisela Grupe
George McGlynn
14:20 - 15:00
Current mobilities in Central Asia
Matthias Schmidt
15:20 - 16:00
The isotopic nomad: pastoralist preconceptions and biomolecular pitfalls
Cheryl A. Makarewicz
16:00 - 16:40
Models of mobility for the Caucasus and the Pre-Caucasian steppe: implications from archaeology, geoinformatics and stable isotope data
Corina Knipper
Sabine Reinhold
16:40 - 17:20
Between the Yeylaq and Qeslaq: tracking prehistoric herders of the Iranian Plateau
Marjan Mashkour
09:00 - 09:40
The rise and fall of the Soviet herdsman: mobility, management and herding techniques in Russian reindeer husbandry since the 1920s
Joachim Otto Habeck
09:40 - 10:20
Non-settled communities: new insights from ancient DNA
Ben Krause-Kyora
10:20 - 11:00
On the road to food production in the Nile Delta: changes in subsistence in Lower Egypt, with emphasis on Merimde Beni Salame
Joanne Rowland
Geoffrey Tassie
11:20 - 12:00
Forms of Tuareg mobility
Georg Klute
12:00 - 12:40
Models and methods: ethnoarchaeology, analogical reasoning and the archaeology of nomadism
Claudia Näser
12:40 - 13:30
Final discussion