Civil society organization ARCHEOFACT 
Department of Archaeology, Constantine the Philosopher University 
Nitra Slovakia 

announces the organization of the international project in the field of research and 

School of Archaeology in Zvolen (Slovakia) 


The project program includes an international scientific conference 

Archaeologia Historica 2017 

held in Zvolen, September 18.-22. 

where archaeological research results from medieval and early modern age sites 
inclusive Pustý hrad – Deserted castle and Peťuša castle will be presented (PPT presentation and field trip) 
to provide participants with an essential overview. 

The conference will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Václav Hanuliak, who led the archaeological research on the Deserted castle (Pustý hrad) in Zvolen in the years 1992 to 2008. 

The Conference is organized by the Archaeological Institute of the Academy of Sciences in Nitra in cooperation with the Town of Zvolen. The event is hosted by the Technical University in Zvolen. 

Important partners of the Conference are the Department of Archaeology of the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra and the civic association ARCHEOFACT. 

The main theme of the Conference is "The production, processing and storage of food in the middle ages and the early modern era". 

This prestigious event will be attended by dozens of scholars of various historical disciplines from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Hungary and Ukraine. 


The excursions in the field will take place at the Peťuša castle (Tuesday, 19 September, from 16:30) and the Royal Castle Pustý hrad in Zvolen (Thursday, 21 September, in the afternoon). 

Program for the public: on Friday (Sept. 22) at the Main Square in Zvolen a public presentation of the preparation and cooking of medieval dishes will take place (under the auspices of the group Castellum Cassovia). 

We look forward to your participation!

The project has been approved by International Visegrad Fund!!!

Noémi Beljak Pažinová

Main organizer:
Civil society organization ARCHEOFACT

Main partner and field research guarrantee:

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