4th European Maya Conference

Interaction Among the Maya and their Neighbors

This conference was held from October 9 through 13, 1999 at the Danish National Museum. It was coordinated by the Department of American Indian Languages and Culture of the Institute of History of Religion, University of Copenhagen.

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


The papers presented at the conference were the following:

Karl Taube
University of California, Riverside
Teotihuacan and the Classic Maya: Recent Investigations of Temple 16 at Copan, Honduras
Nikolai Grube
University of Texas, Austin
The Caretakers of the Hu’n: The Temple XIX Inscriptions from Palenque and what they say about Subordinate Lords
James E. Brady
California St. University
Jesper Nielsen
Kobenhavns Universitet
The Couple in the Cave: Origin Iconography on a Ceramic Vessel from Los Naranjos, Honduras
Maria Hammershoy
Toke Sellner

Kobenhavns Universitet
The Glyph for ch’e:n ‘Cave’
Elisabeth Wagner
Universität Bonn
Knots, Burial Bundles and the Lord of the Dead
Ian Graham
Peabody Museum,
Harvard University
Finding Some Inscriptions and Loosing Others
Stephen Houston
John Robertson

Brigham Young University
Classic Mayan Nouns and Adjectives
Alfonso Lacadena
Universidad Complutense, Madrid
Maya Paleography
Peter Mathews
La Trobe University
A History of the Inscriptions of Palenque
Erik Boot
Rijksuniversiteit Leiden
The Decipherment of the Inscriptions at Chich’en Itsá, Yucatán, Mexico: Past, Present, and Future
Bodil Liljefors
Lunds Universitet
The Books of Chilam Balam: a Continuing Link between Past and Future
Søren Wichmann
Kobenhavns Universitet
Alfonso Lacadena
Universidad Complutense, Madrid
More Evidence for the Distribution of Ch’olan Dialects in the Classic Period