5th European Maya Conference

Maya Religious Practices: Processes of Change and Adaption

This conference was held from December 9 through 10, 2000 at the University of Bonn, Germany. The workshop took place December 6 to 8, 2000. The event was coordinated by the Institut für Altamerikanistik und Ethnologie.

You can download the complete program of the conference as well as the abstracts of the papers presented:

Program
Abstracts


Symposium

The papers presented at the conference were the following:

Dmitrij Beliaev
Moscow

Wayib / Waya:b title in the classic Maya inscriptions

John F. Chuchiak IV
Worcester

The Images Speak: The Survival and Production of Hieroglyphic Codices and Their Use in Post-Conquest Maya Religion, 1580-1720

Markus Eberl
New Orleans
Daniel Graña-Behrens
Bonn

Change of names, change of titles: the accession ritual of Classic Maya rulers

Marianne Gabriel
Tübingen

Elements, action sequences and structure: a typology of agrarian ceremonies as carried out by the Maya peasants of Eastern Yucatán

Nikolai Grube
Austin & Bonn

A Maya Bacchus

Thomas H. Guderjan
Fort Worth

Recreating the cosmos: Early Classic dedicatory caches at Blue Creek

Stanley P. Guenter
Armando A. Hernandez

Victoria

Politics and patron gods

Kerry Hull
Michael D. Carrasco

Austin

Mak-"portal" rituals uncovered: an approach to interpreting symbolic architecture and the creation of sacred space among the Maya

Alfonso Lacadena
Madrid & Merida

On the reading of two Classic appellatives of the Rain God

Simon Martin
London

Memory of the Olmec: Continuity and Quotation in Mesoamerican Religion

Holley Moyes
Buffalo

Renewal at the center of the underworld: contextual analysis of artifacts from Actun Tunichil Muknal using GIS

Werner Nahm
Bonn

Astronomically conditioned rituals in Classic Maya culture

Ajb'ee Odilio Jiménez
Guatemala & Austin

The Politics of Maya Religion

Berthold Riese
Bonn

Maya-Religion: Ziele und Wege ihrer Erforschung

Vera Tiesler Blos
Mérida

Practicas funerarias y tratamientos mortuarios del cuerpo humano entre dirigentes mayas del Clásico: una mirada osteo-tafonómica

Alexander Voss
Bonn

Priests and consorts at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico: Specialization in Terminal Classic Maya Society

Søren Wichmann
Copenhagen

The names of some major Classic Maya Gods