- Welcome to Oslo!
Organizing Committee warmly welcomes you to the 17th Annual Meeting in
Oslo. We are confident that the special EAA-atmosphere will colour the
autumn days in September.
than 80 session proposals have been received showing much interest in the
conference. Send your paper proposal to one or more of the 55 Sessions
and Round Tables that will be held - see www.eaa2011.no.
Pub and lunch venue in Frokostkjelleren
is located at the downtown University area, within a walking distance from
the conference venue. This will be our Conference Pub and mingling area,
and it is where the lunchboxes can be obtained.
from lunchboxes, a variety of beverages are served at modest prices. Frokostkjelleren
is open only for participants at the conference, therefore it is important
that you wear your badge.
must be pre-paid in connection with registration.
hours are 11.00-20.00 on Thursday and Saturday and 11.00-24.00 on Friday.
- free housing for students during the EAA meeting!
you a student and interested in staying in Oslo with a Norwegian archaeology
student for free? Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Association does not guarantee that there will be enough space
for every applicant, but the students in Oslo are doing their best to find
as many beds as possible.
final program will be announced later. We promise live music and an opening
lecture by Kristian Kristiansen, who will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate
at the University of Oslo as part of its 200 years jubilee, just ahead
of the Conference. The Ceremony will take place in the newly renovated
Aula at the University in the city centre.
Akershus, the medieval fortress in the heart of Oslo, the Welcome Reception
will take place. Prepare for a short walk through the fortress to Fane-
Party at Chateau Neuf
Neuf is not a Chateau! It is the students' house in Oslo, more of a "hard
rock café"-type venue, all in concrete architecture from 1971. Prices are
low and you can dance the night away. Our DJ is the young, but talented
Petter Snekkestad who has his background both in archaeology and music.
His thesis dealt with the intersection between the two. He has also played
in a punk-rock band called "JR Ewing".
continues with the renowned Kristian Kristiansen band!
of participants have already signed up for a number of excursions. If you
would like to see reindeer, deep fjords or high mountains and interesting
archaeological sites - sign up for one of the pre-excursions. If you are
into rock art or Viking settlements or would like to stroll around medieval
Oslo go for one of the excursions on Sunday 18 September. Available seats
are limited - so sign up soon to be sure you get one!
a breathtaking view of Oslo from Ekeberg we will enjoy the closing dinner
at the Ekeberg Restaurant. Be sure to sign up as quick as possible as available
seats are limited.
you in Oslo!