Monthly Archives: May 2006

Further EAA Round Tables Announced

The deadline for contributing to sessions at the EAA Annual Meeting in September is today. A couple of new round tables and a workshop have also been announced.

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EAA Election Nominations

The EAA is seeking candidates among its members for positions on the Executive and Editorial Boards.

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Annual Meeting Deadline Approaching

The deadline (31 May) for contributions to the EAA 2006 Annual Meeting in Krakow is fast approaching. See below for a full list of the proposed sessions and round tables.

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Gold-rush

I always enjoy being a tourist in the United States: numerous spectacular sights (and sites) and usually value for money… As I am about to leave for a three week break staying with relatives in Whitehorse in the Yukon, Canada, … Continue reading

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Round Table on the European Landscape Convention

Tom Bloemers informs us of a forthcoming roundtable at the EAA Annual Meeting in Krakow concerned with the European Landscape Convention. See below the fold for more.

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CFP: X-TAG 2006

The Department of Archaeology at University of Exeter has launched the site for the Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference 2006, to be held Friday 15 – Sunday 17 December. It includes calls for papers, sessions and contributions to the plenary session … Continue reading

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UK signs the world's first landscape treaty

The UK Government has signed the European Landscape Convention, which aims ‘to promote landscape protection, management and planning’ and commits the signatories to integrate landscape into land use planning, involve the public in landscape issues, protect outstanding landscapes through national … Continue reading

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Session proposal: modern approaches to pottery processing

A Call for Papers from Peter Pavúk: We would like to invite speakers for our joint session on modern approaches to pottery processing. Processing and analysis of larger amounts of pottery from closed contexts. The use and limits of different … Continue reading

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Conference in Cyprus: The e-volution of Information Technology in Cultural Heritage

I (Cornelius) am back at home for a week and found a note about an upcoming conference in Cyprus in my inbox: The island of Cyprus and the organizing committee are pleased to announce a joint conference to be held … Continue reading

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Byzantine Harbour Found in Istanbul

BBC News reports on the on-going rescue excavations at the site of Yenikapi in Istanbul. The excavations, on the European side of Boshporus, have so far revealed a Byzantine harbour, including the remains of 8 boats. They promise many more … Continue reading

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