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CALL FOR PAPERS

Gesture, Stance, and Movement Communicating Bodies in the Aegean Bronze Age

Heidelberg, 11-13 November 2021

Deadline: 30 October 2020

The conference’s objective is to systematically and critically advance research on bodily comportment by focusing especially on the forms and methods of communication expressed, triggered, and intended by Aegean Bronze Age depictions of the anthropomorphic or hybrid body. It aims to examine representations of the gesturing, still and moving body; depictions of interlocutor(s) and receiver(s); choreographed action; different forms of bodily vocabularies and renderings of emotion and affect; the contexts in which communication is depicted.

WAC-9 2020

Prague, 5-10 July 2020

Deadline: 21 May 2020

4 years after its birth in Southampton as a highly influential world organization, the World Archaeological Congress is coming back to Europe. WAC is open to archaeologists of all countries, encouraging the development of regionally-based histories and maintaining the international academic discourse within the worldwide community. This special event offers you the opportunity to share the results of your research. It mediates discussion on professional training and public education for disadvantaged nations, groups and communities. The voices of representatives of different Indigenous groups will be welcomed. We will also discuss the role of archaeology and the state of world heritage in the current globalized world.

Archaeological Work in the Peloponnese (AWOP3)

Kalamata, 3-6 December 2020

Deadline: 30 September 2020

With this circular we announce the Third International Scientific Meeting of the “Archaeological Work in the Peloponnese” (AWOP3). The meeting is organized by the Department of History, Archaeology, and Cultural Resources Management of the University of the Peloponnese and will take place in Kalamata on 3-6 December 2020. The aim of AWOP3 is to inform specialists and the general public on archaeological work undertaken in the Peloponnese, the islands of the Gulf of Argos, Kythera, and Antikythera during the last three years, namely: finds from recent excavations and other fieldwork, the results of recent studies of new or old material, work relating to the conservation and management of monuments and archaeological sites.

26th EAA Annual Meeting

Budapest, Hungary, 26-30 August 2020

Deadline: 17 February 2020

The motto of our 2020 Annual Meeting in Budapest is “Networking!”. It was chosen because Budapest, at the centre of Hungary and the Pannonian Basin has always been a continuous interface between different networks and networking systems in the past. This is where the cultures of East and West, North and South met in the past and it is where they still meet. This is proved by the diverse Hungarian Cultural Heritage. Many of us will experience the Budapest Turkish baths, for sure.

Nostoi II – Traveling in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea + Inland Routes from the Early Bronze to the End of the Early Iron Age

Heraklion, 14-17 January 2021

Deadline: 15 June 2020

The Conference focuses on the region of the Eastern Mediterranean, which includes the area from the south of Corfu to the East, and on a time spanning from the 4th Millennium to the 6th century BC. Travelling, networks and contacts in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean has been the subject of many past conferences, essays and studies, being considered as the decisive factor which promoted cultural interaction and distribution of goods and ideas in the region throughout antiquity.

Healing Places in the Ancient and Medieval World

Prague, 22-25 September 2020

Deadline: 31 March 2020

This symposium, the sixth in the series of collaborations, aims to bring together scholars of different disciplines and specialisations who are interested in the formation and evolution of places or spaces for healing in the prehistoric, ancient and mediaeval worlds, their relations with the religious and rational spheres and also how we are able to identify them today from the archaeological, osteological and textual record. We welcome a wide spectrum of papers presenting different perspectives incl. an interdisciplinary approach, as well as case studies.

4th CAA-GR 2020, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

Athens, 1-2 October 2020

Deadline: 10 April 2020

The 4th CAA-GR conference ‘Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Greece’ will be held at N.C.S.R. “Demokritos” on 1st and 2nd October 2020. It will be jointly organized by the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications The focus of this year’s conference will be on ‘Big Data in Archaeology’. In the framework of the conference a one-day workshop on ‘Management and evaluation of Big Data‘ will be organized.

Archaeological Work in Macedonia and Thrace – 33rd Meeting

Greece, Thessaloniki, 5-7 March 2020

Deadline: 5 February 2020

Όπως έχει εξαγγελθεί, στην 33η Αρχαιολογική Συνάντηση θα παρουσιαστεί το αρχαιολογικό/ανασκαφικό έργο της διετίας (2018-19), ενώ πέρσι η Συνάντηση είχε  συγκεκριμένο θέμα (Χωροταξία και πολεοδομία. Δημόσια και ιδιωτική αρχιτεκτονική). Θεματική θα είναι η Συνάντηση και του χρόνου, με θέμα  που θα σας ανακοινωθεί εγκαίρως. Με τα παραπάνω δεδομένα, σας γνωρίζουμε ότι η ετήσια 33η Συνάντησή μας για το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στη Μακεδονία και στη Θράκη θα πραγματοποιηθεί από την Πέμπτη 5 Μαρτίου ως το Σάββατο 7 Μαρτίου 2020.

Education VIA Culture: An International Conference on the applications of Cultural Heritage in Education

Greece, Thessaloniki, 26-28 June 2020

Deadline: 28 February 2020

The majority of Heritage and Education conferences focus on how people can learn about Heritage and Heritage protection through educational (formal or non-formal) procedures. In our understanding, the best way to create awareness about Cultural Heritage is not just to focus on education about Heritage but to make heritage part of the educational process.

Cities on Volcanoes 11

Greece, Heraklion, 23-27 May 2020

Deadline: 25 January 2020

The hosting National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the Natural History Museum of Crete of the University of Crete invites the international scientific community and authorities that are involved in managing risks and hazards in volcanically active areas to participate in the Cities on Volcanoes 11 Conference to be held in Heraklion, Crete from May 23th until May 27th, 2020. The title of the meeting will be ‘Volcanoes and Society: environment, health and hazards’. It will be focused on multidisciplinary monitoring volcanic environments in the vicinity of cities and highly touristic areas. At the same time, the ability to recognize the hazards and their impact on people, emergency management by civil protection authorities, community education, case studies and risk mitigation to reduce the impacts of volcanism and its effects on society will undoubtedly be discussed.

8th Panhellenic Conference of Students of Archeology: The Intangible through Material: Religion, Magic, Ideology and Practices

Greece, Ioannina, 8-10 May

Deadline: 31 December 2019

Το θέμα του 8ου Πανελληνίου Συνεδρίου Φοιτητών Αρχαιολογίας είναι «Το άυλο μέσα από το υλικό: θρησκεία, μαγεία, ιδεολογία, πρακτικές». Απομακρυσμένοι από οποιαδήποτε θρησκευτική προκατάληψη, σκοπός του συνεδρίου είναι η ανταλλαγή ιδεών και η αλληλεπίδραση των φοιτητών και των ενδιαφερόντων τους. Όμως, ακόμη πιο σημαντική είναι η παροχή ώθησης σε νέους να παρουσιάσουν πτυχές της επιστήμης που όλοι καλούμαστε να υπηρετήσουμε, επικουρούμενη και από άλλα ερευνητικά πεδία. Οι φοιτητές μπορούν να αναπτύξουν εργασίες για οποιονδήποτε λαό, οποιαδήποτε χρονική περίοδο, οποιαδήποτε θρησκεία, οποιουδήποτε γεωγραφικού προσδιορισμού.