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.
Archaeology in the Modern World: theoretical and Methodological Perspectives
1. Archaeology in Europe: Global or Parochial?
2. Skull Collection, Modification, and Decoration
3. The North Atlantic as an archaeological region
4. The Materialities of Home
5. Beyond gender – on the importance of a ‘gay’ rather than a ‘grey’ past
6. Processing and analysis of larger amounts of pottery from closed contexts. The use and limits of different statistic methods
7. Geographies of Power: Administrative, Political and Royal landscapes in the early medieval world
8. Regional Analyses of Spatial and Social Dynamics
9. The Unquiet Past: Cultural Heritage and the Uncertain Social Geography of Risks of Exposure to Ecological Hazards and Political Violence
10. Archaeology for the masses: Theoretical and methodological approaches to a neglected identity category
11. Quantitative Archaeology and Advanced Archaeological Computing
12. European Anthropological Spaces. Archaeology vs. Anthropology?
13. Living mobility – Crossing- border Archaeology in the modern world
14. Continuity or Change? Working through Neolithic landscapes
15. The history of archaeological practice – reflections on technology and social organisation in field work
16. Current Research and Education in Underwater and Maritime Archaeology
17. The Death of Archaeological Theory?
18. Prehistoric Pedagogies? Approaches to teaching European prehistoric archaeology
Archaeology and Material Culture: Interpreting the Archaeological Record
19. Decoding deposition. Intra-site spatial analyses
20. Object re-fitting studies – beyond chaÃ®nes opÃ©ratoires to social interpretations
21. Crusade, colonisation and conversion: material traces at the frontiers of medieval Christendom
22. Small World: a new look at figurines and objects
23. Building Bridges with the Past: the significance of memory and tradition in the genesis and transmission of culture
24. The Baden Culture and the Outside World
25. Neolithisation as if history mattered
26. Human impact on Lowland, Upland and Mountain Geosystems – Similiraties and Differences
27. Beyond types, composition and production techniques: what insights canstudying metal provide into the social dynamics of prehistoric communities in Europe?
28. Animals and Alimentation: The Material Culture of Animals in Diet and Cuisine
29. Sacralia Ruthenica – Archaeology about the Christianisation of Eastern Europe (10th – 13th Century)
30. Bronze and Iron Age strongholds in Central and Southeast Europe, new results
31. Large burial mounds and the emerging of social power
32. Defence Structures from Central Europe to the Aegean in the 3rd and 2nd millennia BC
33. The Archaeology and Archaeoprospection of Large Rivers and River Confluences
34. Making a medieval town – continuity or new quality. Different patterns of early medieval European urbanization
35. Wetland archaeology: beyond survival, towards social and cultural interpretation
36. Flint Mining in Prehistoric Europe: interpreting the archaeological records
38. “Salt of the Earth”, Salt Production and Beyond.
39. Forest architecture: Traditions of timber building in Europe
40. Eco-Archaeology. A New Perspective to explore the technological changes of garbage
41. Death, Commemoration & the Warrior
42. Knowledge, Belief and the Body
43. “Taking the waters”: European lake dwellings and “mainstream” archaeology
44. The Site and the Community
45. European Perishables: Exploring the Potential of an Invisible Material Culture
46. Departure from the homeland: Indo-Europeans and archaeology
47. New advances in Central European Neolithic research
Managing the Archaeological Record and the Cultural Heritage
48. Rescue excavations in motorways, pipelines and other large infrastructure development projects
49. The Common Agricultural Policy and cultural heritage: threat or opportunity?
50. Experimental Archaeology – goals & (im)possibilities
51. Future Climate Change and its Implications for Archaeological Landscapes and Cultural Resource Management
52. Archaeological Information Systems in Europe and their impact on the management of t the heritage
53. “Histories of Archaeology: who, what why, and how have we excavated, written and divulged?”
54. Opening doors for Archaeologists: Making Malta Work
55. Going Underground: the Public wants what the Public gets