World Archaeological Congress 6

WAC-6 will be held in Kingston, Jamaica, May 20-27th, 2007.

WAC-6 will be organized into themes and sessions. A theme contains a number of sessions relating to the same overall issue. Example: Theme – The African Diaspora; Sessions: Maroon Societies, Plantation Archaeology, and Post-Emancipation Free Villages. Both themes and sessions should emphasize international participation and global perspectives. Sessions can be organised in different formats, including demonstrations, workshops, debates, panels and forums. Selected sessions will provide simultaneous translation into different languages, including Spanish and French.

Proposals for themes will be accepted for consideration through May 30, 2006. Proposals for sessions will be accepted through August 31, 2006. The deadline for abstracts for individual papers is November 30, 2006. Individual papers may be submitted prior to February 28, 2007, and will be assigned to appropriate sessions and themes.

If you would like to present a paper, you should send an abstract of 150-250 words should be submitted via email or mailed the following addresses:

Email: wac6jamaica AT


WAC-6 Academic Committee
C/o Mr. Dorrick Gray
Archaeological Society of Jamaica
Archaeology Lab
Department of History and Archaeology
University of the West Indies
Mona Campus
Jamaica W.I.


WAC-6 Academic Committee
Archaeological Society of Jamaica
PO Box 4
Kingston 19
Jamaica, W.I.

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