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Postgraduate Conference on Burial and Society

On 31 January 2012 abstracts (250-300 words) are due to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a postgraduate research conference entitled Between Life and Death: Interactions between Burial and Society in the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East, to be held on 11-12 May 2012 at the University of Liverpool. Further information is available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

High-Tech Heritage

On 1 February 2012 abstracts (300 words maximum) for poster presentations, research papers (20 minutes), demonstrations, workshops, roundtables, and organized sessions or symposia are due for the UMass Center for Heritage & Society's 2nd Annual International Heritage Conference. High-Tech Heritage: How are Digital Technologies Changing Our Views of the Past? to be held on 2-4 May 2012 in Amherst, MA. Further information, submission forms, and lists of conference themes and topics are available at http://scholarworks.umass.edu/hightechheritage.

Buffalo TAG 2012

On 1 March 2012 abstracts (300 words maximum) are due for Buffalo TAG 2012, to be held on 17-20 May 2012 at the University at Buffalo. Further information, including a list of approved sessions, is available at http://www.cas.buffalo.edu/tag2012/index.shtml.

Palaeoethnobotany Work Group Conference

On 31 March 2012 pre-registration forms are due (to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for the 16th Conference of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany, to be held on 17-22 June 2013 in Thessaloniki; on 1 September 2012 abstracts (one A4 page) are due in Word format to the same email address. Further information is available from Soultana M. Valamoti
 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at http://www.archaeobotany.org/conference.php. The Proceedings of the conference will be published as a special issue of Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. Conference topics will be:

1. 'Integration' of different lines of archaeobotanical evidence, i.e. plant macros, pollen, charcoal, phytoliths

2. Field recovery techniques and solving problems in difficult situations

3. The archaeobotanical investigation of food remains

4. The contribution of ethnobotany to archaeobotanical research

5. Origins of agriculture

6. Dispersal of cultivated plants, with sub-sessions dedicated to special themes and with practical demonstrations:

6.1. The origin and early spread of naked wheat

6.2. New Glume Wheat, 13 years after

Euromed 2012 Cultural Heritage Conference

On 28 May 2012 paper submissions for full and project papers and for short papers with poster presentations are due for the International Conference on Cultural Heritage Euromed 2012, to be held on 29 October – 3 November 2012 in Lemesos, Cyprus; on 20 August camera-ready copies of all papers are due. Further information is available at http://www.euromed2012.eu/.

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