Symposium program

New Perspectives on Moche Political Organization
A Symposium Sponsored by
Dumbarton Oaks, Catholic University of Peru, and the Larco Herrera Museum
August 6 – 8, 2004

Friday, August 6th

9:00 – 9:30 Registration & coffee
9:30 – 9:45 Andrés Alvarez Calderón:Welcome
9:45 – 10:00 Isabel Larco, Jeffrey Quilter, and Luis Jaime Castillo B.: Opening Remarks

Morning Session Chair: Andrés Alvarez Calderón

10:00 – 10:45 Jeffrey Quilter: A Review of Past and Present Issues in Moche Political
Organization

10: 45 – 11:00 Luis Jaime Castillo: Moche Ideological Prestige and Political Power

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00 Brian R. Billman: Investigating the Emergence of the Moche Political
Economy: A View from the Hinterland of Huaca de la Luna.

12:00 – 12:30 Discussion

12:30 – 2:30 Lunch at Larco Museum & Folkloric Dance Troupe

Afternoon Session Chair: Joanne Pillsbury

2:30 – 3:15 Steve Bourget: So Close and Yet So Far: A Comparison Between the
Huacas de Moche and Huancaco.

3:15 – 4:00 Claude Chapdelaine: Moche Political Organization in the Santa Valley:
A Case of Direct Rule through Gradual Control of the Local Population

4:00 – 4:15 Coffee Break

4:15 – 5:00 Jean-François Millaire: Moche Invasion, Moche Colonization or Moche
Influence in the Virú Valley?

5:00 – 5:30 Discussion

Saturday, August 7th

Morning Session Chair: Walter Alva

9:00 – 10:00 Coffee & pastries at museum

10:00 – 10:45 Santiago Uceda et al. Los de Arriba y Los de Abajo: Relaciones sociales, políticas y económicas entre el templo y los habitantes en el centro urbano de las Huacas de Moche.

10:45 – 11:30 Régulo Franco J. and César Galvez M., and Segundo Vasquez
Sanchez: Ideología y Poder Mochica en el Complejo El Brujo, Valle de Chicama.

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30 Jose Canziani: Arquitectura y Urbanismo en el análisis de la organización
política Moche

12:30 – 1:15 Discussion

1:15 – 3:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session Chair: Jeffrey Quilter

3:30 – 4:15 George Gumerman IV, Kendall Campbell, and Gail Ryser: Moche
Politics and Food: A Synthesis of Moche Foodways in Relation to Political Organization.

4:15 – 5:00 Izumi Shimada: Moche Sociopolitical Organization: Rethinking Our
Data and Approaches

5:00 – 5:15 Coffee Break

5:15 – 6:00 Krzysztof Makowski: Religión, identidad étnica y poder en el "mundo Moche": una visión desde las fronteras

6:00 – 6:30 Discussion

7:00 – 9:00 Cocktail Party & Open Invitation to Noche Moche

Sunday, August 8th

8:45 – 9:15 Coffee & pastries at museum

Morning Session Chair: Andrés Alvarez Calderón

Keynote Speeches by Honorees

9:15 - 10:00 Christopher B. Donnan: Moche State Religion A Unifying Force in
Moche Political Organization (introduction by Luis Jaime Castillo B.)

10:00 – 10:45 Elizabeth P. Benson: Maya Political Structure as a Possible Moche Model (introduction by Jeffrey Quilter)

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 William Fash: Commentary

11:30 – 12:00 Linda Manzanilla: Commentary

12:00 – 12:30 Discussion

12:30 – 12:45 Closing Remarks

12:45 – 4:30 Pachamanca – "Campesino Picnic" & Festival



North Coast Tour

Sunday, August 8th
_ Afternoon flight Lima – Trujillo, arrive hotel
_ Dinner on own

Monday, August 9th
_ Morning – tour Huaca de La Luna
_ Lunch in the Moche Valley after Huaca de La Luna tour
_ Afternoon – optional Chan Chan tour, Trujillo tour, or rest
_ Dinner – Club Central

Tuesday, August 10th
_ Breakfast at hotel, board bus
_ Morning — Tours of Huaca Brujo, Farfán, and San José de Moro
_ Lunch at San José de Moro
_ Afternoon – arrive Chiclayo; rest or tour town/market
Dinner – at hotel (?)

Wednesday, August 11th
_ Breakfast at hotel
_ Morning – Tour Sipán site & museum
_ Afternoon – return to Lima via flight from Chiclayo


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