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The European Archaeological Heritage Prize 2014

Proposal for the European Archaeological Heritage Prize 

Call for Nominations: WORD

.. Student Award

 

The Prize is awarded annually to an individual, institution, or to a local or regional government for an outstanding contribution to the protection and presentation of the European archaeological heritage.

 

 

Recipients

2014: Marie Louise Stig Sřrensen and Erzsébet Jerem (PDF)

2013: M. Daniel Thérond, former Head of Department of the Culture, Heritage and Diversity Department, Council of Europe (PDF) and Professor Vincent Gaffney (PDF)

2012: Professor Willem J.H. Willems, Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Leiden, Netherlands (PDF)
2011: Dr. Girolamo Ferdinando, UK and Avvocato Francesco Pinto, Italy (PDF)
2010: David John Breeze, Scotland (PDF)
2009: Ulrich Ruoff, Switzerland (PDF)
2008: Jean-Paul Demoule, France  (PDF)
2007: Prof. Siegmar von Schnurbein, Germany (PDF)
2006: John Coles, UK (PDF)
2005: Kristian Kristiansen, Sweden (PDF)
2004: Illicit Antiquities Research Centre at the McDonald Institute at University of Cambridge (PDF)
2003: Dr. Viktor Trifonov, Institute of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences in Sankt Petersburg. (PDF)
2002: Dr. Henry Cleere, ICOMOS Paris (PDF)
2001: Dr. Otto Braasch, member of the Aerial Archaeological Group (AARG), Germany (PDF)
2000: Dr Margareta Biörnstad, former state antiquarian, Sweden (PDF)
1999: Prof. dr. M.M. Carrilho, Minister of Culture from Portugal. (PDF)
 

Committee for the Prize

An independent committee of five people is responsible for the administration of the Prize; Members are appointed by the Executive Board and serve terms of three years, with the possibility of re-appointment for no more than one further term; Committee members shall not be members of the Executive Board.
 

The EAA Committee for the European Heritage Prize:
 
Carsten Paludan-Müller (chair)
Mircea Angelescu
Margaret Gowen

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Nominations

Nominations may be made by any of the following:

- Members of the Association (all grades of membership);
- Professors and heads of departments of archaeology in European universities and institutes;
- Directors of governmental heritage management organisations and agencies in European countries (members of the Council of Europe);
- Non-governmental archaeological, heritage, and professional organisations in European countries.
 

Timetable

Nominations, with full citations, must be received by the EAA Secretariat by the deadline set each year (normally May - June). The Committee will discuss the nominations and decide upon the recipient of the Prize. If the committee meets in person, minutes of meetings will be made available to the Executive Committee, but will otherwise remain confidential. The presentation of the Prize will form part of the Annual Business Meeting of the Association in September each year.
 

The Prize

The prize shall consist of a work of art and a diploma, without any monetary payment. For 1999-2009, the work of art shall be a silver statuette from the Polish artists Mariola Pruska and Jaroslaw Strobin, suitably inscribed with the year of the award and the name of the recipient, who shall retain it.
 

Call for Nominations

You are invited to use the attached form to nominate a person, institution, or a (local or regional) government. 

NOMINATIONS, WITH FULL CITATIONS, SHOULD BE SENT TO THE EAA SECRETARIAT
C/O INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY CAS, LETENSKA 4, 118 01 PRAHA 1, CZECH REPUBLIC 

OR BY E-MAIL TO administrator@e-a-a.org

THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS IS JUNE 2, 2014.
 

Student Award

The prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at the EAA conference by a student or archaeologist, working on a dissertation. Papers are evaluated for their academic merit and innovative ideas by the Award Selection Committee. The Committee consists of representatives of the EAA Executive Board, and is chaired by the General Editor of the European Journal of Archaeology. The Award consists of a diploma and one or more book vouchers. The winner of the award is announced at the Annual Business Meeting. The winning paper will be considered for publication in the European Journal of Archaeology (EJA). 

All MA and Ph.D. students, as well as archaeologists working on a dissertation, who present a paper at the conference are eligible to apply, and are encouraged to submit their papers to the Award Selection Committee.  Please email a covering letter, CV and draft of the conference paper (ideally following the Notes for Contributors for the EJA) to the EAA Administrator, Sylvie Kvetinová: (administrator@e-a-a.org), for consideration four weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.
 

Sponsors

The prize is generously sponsored by two leading archaeology publishers:

Cambridge University Press www.cambridge.org/us/archaeology
Archaeolingua www.archaeolingua.hu
 
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Robin Skeates (Chair, Award Selection Committee), Beatrice Rehl (Publishing Director, Humanities and Social Sciences, Cambridge University Press) and Fritz Lueth (President, EAA) [photo: P. Biehl]
Robin Skeates (Chair, Award Selection Committee), Elizabeth Jerem (Managing Director, Archaeolingua) and Fritz Lueth (President, EAA) [photo: P. Biehl]
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Recipients:

2014 - Can Aksoy and Ziyacan Bayar  (PDF)

2013 - Oliver Dietrich (PDF)

2012 - Maria Leena Lahtinen (PDF)
2011 - Heide Wrobel Norgaard
2010 - Camilla Norman
2009 - Pamela Cross
2008 - NOT AWARDED
2007 - Goce Naumov
2006 - NOT AWARDED
2005 - Marta Caroscio
2004 - Jonathan D. Le Huray
2003 - Anita Synnestvedt 
2002 - Laura M. Popova

 

 

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