EthnosalRo 2011–2016 — Results

Scientific reports

Activity briefing (2017)

  • 3 ERIH+ articles
  • 20 papers delivered at international scientific events
  • 1 international scientific event organised in the framework of the project

Published papers

  • Asăndulesei M., Blas Roman Castellon H, ta — Quando la sal era una joya [review]. Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica, 23(2), 2017, 366-369.
  • Kavruk V., Curcă R.-G., A new exploratory project: The ethnoarchaeology of salt in the Inner Carpathian area of Romania, Studia antiqua et Archaeologica, 23(2), 2017, 353-361.
  • Kavruk V., Ștefan M.-M., Buzea D., Ștefan D., Bordi Z.L., Towards an archaeological and ethnographic network analysis of salt supply routes in southeastern Transylvania / O analiză arheologică și etnografică a rutelor de aprovizionare cu sare din sud-estul Transilvaniei, Istros, 23/2017 [in press].
  • Moscal D., Prima hartă a zăcămintelor de sare din România (1780). Toponimele corespondente actuale / The first map of salt deposits in Romania (1780). Current corresponding toponyms, Diacronia 7, 2018.

Papers delivered at international scientific events

  • Gheorghe Romanescu, Le sel et le développement des établissements humains avec potentiel balnéo-climatérique de l’espace intra-carpatique de la Roumanie, 4ème colloque de l’Association Francophone de Géographie Physique, Tanger (Maroc), 3-5 octombrie 2017.
  • Marius-Tiberiu Alexianu, Anthropology of Salt: Theoretical Approaches [key presentation], Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Roxana-Gabriela Curcă, The Ethnoarchaeology of Salt in the Inner Carpathian area of Romania: a new exploratory research project [key presentation], Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Valerii Kavruk, Towards the safeguarding of saltscapes [key presentation]
  • Valerii Kavruk, Towards the Ethnogeology of Salt, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Felix Adrian Tencariu, Andrei Asăndulesei, Robin Brigand, Olivier Weller, Marius-Tiberiu Alexianu, Tools, means of transportation and recipients used for the extraction, storage and consumption ofrock salt and brine in the extra-Carpathian areas of Romania, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Ștefan Caliniuc, The Carpathian salt springs and the borderland society of the Eastern European Chalcolithic, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Roxana-Gabriela Curcă, References on salt in Justinian’s Digest, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Zsolt Simon, The Salt Production of Transylvania and Maramureş in the Middle Ages and in the Early Modern Period (c. 1500-1800), Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Olivier Weller, European prehistoric salt production: some considerations for a technological approach in ceramic studies, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Valerii Kavruk, The Typology of Prehistoric Salt Exploitation and Exchange in the Balkan-Pontic-Carpathian Zone, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Gheorghe Lazarovici, The role of salt in the neolithisation process of Southeast Europe, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Cornelia-Magda Lazarovici, Salt and finalization of the neolithisation process on Romanian territory and in Central Europe, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Marius-Tiberiu Alexianu, Types of salt-resource exploitation in resilient areas of Romania, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Marius-Tiberiu Alexianu, Salt heritage: a triadic unity, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Andrei Asăndulesei, The Wide Angle of Romanian Saltscapes. Oblique Aerial Photography for Recording Salt Resources, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Andrea Chiricescu, Brine-well houses in Transylvania (Romania). A short description of their history and architecture, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Valerii Kavruk, The need for salt in domestic animals may be induced by humans. Case study: mass suicide of hens, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Mihaela Asăndulesei, Lexic of salt in Romanian, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.
  • Mihaela Asăndulesei, Toponymy of salt in Romania, Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México.

Events organised

  • Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Persons involved: Marius Alexianu [President of the Scientific Committee], Roxana-Gabriela Curcă [Vice-president of the Organising Committee].
  • Session ‘The ethnoarchaeology and the ethnography of salt exploitation, distribution and consumption’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organisers: Eduardo Williams, Felix Adrian Tencariu, Andrei Asăndulesei, Olivier Weller, Mihaela Asăndulesei, Marius Alexianu.
  • Session ‘The typology of salt production in the archaic societies’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organisers: Valerii Kavruk, Marius Alexianu.
  • Session ‘Towards the safeguarding of saltscapes’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organiser: Valerii Kavruk.
  • Session ‘Unknown, less known, surprising stories on salt’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organiser: Marius Alexianu.
  • Lexical approaches to salt studies’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organiser: Mihaela Asăndulesei.
  • Session ‘Toponymy of salt’ at the Second International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt, 12–16 October 2017, Los Cabos, México. Organiser: Mihaela Asăndulesei.
  • Session 689, ‘The Archaeology and Heritage of Saltscapes: The Synergy of Environment and Culture’, at the 24th European Association of Archaeologists Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5-8 September 2018. Organisers: Valerii Kavruk (“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Univ. of Iasi), Katia Hueso Kortekaas (ICAI School of Engineering –Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid – Institute of Saltscapes and Salt Heritage IPAISAL).

Research stages

  • Valerii Kavruk — Mining Museum (Bergbau Museum), Bochum; University of Bochum; Institute of Archaeology in Bochum (Germany). 20-27 November 2017.