Calls for Papers

VAST 2012

On 23 September 2012 papers are due for the 12th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (VAST 2012), to be held on 19-21 November 2012 in Brighton, UK. Further information is available at Contributions are sought that that advance the state of the art in the information technologies available to support cultural heritage, particularly in the following areas:

Data Acquisition and Processing

Metadata Handling


Practitioners' Experience

Economics and Business

Staging Death

On 1 October 2012 abstracts (300-400) are due for proposals of additional papers related to the prehistoric and early Iron Age Aegean for inclusion in an edited volume entitled Staging Death: Funerary Performance, Architecture and Landscape in the Aegean, expanding a colloquium at the 113th Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2012). Abstracts should be submitted to Anastasia Dakouri-Hild and Michael Boyd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Papers are solicited that address the following questions:

Affordances of place

'Landscaped' buildings, 'architectonic' landscapes

Movement and interplaces

Places and bodies

Beyond the specular

Modes of containment and knowledge

Aesthetics and politics of the hidden

Boundaries and divisions

Biographies and memory

Contested places


CAA 2013

On 10 October 2012 abstracts for papers or posters are due for the 41st Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2013): Across Space and Time, to be held on 25-28 March 2013 in Perth, Australia. Abstracts should consist of two parts: a 100 word short abstract, which will be used for the conference booklet, and an extended abstract up to 500 words, providing further information on which reviewers can assess the submission. Further information, including a list of sessions, is available at

Conflict in the Peloponnese

On 10 October 2012 registration forms and abstracts (200 words maximum) are due for the 2nd Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Work in Progress Conference: Conflict in the Peloponnese: Social, Military and Intellectual, from prehistory to modernity, to be held on 22-23 March 2013 at the University of Nottingham by the Centre for Spartan & Peloponnesian Studies (CSPS). Registration forms can be downloaded at and can be returned by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Peter Davies, Centre for Spartan & Peloponnesian Studies, Department of Archaeology, School of Humanities, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom

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