Neolithic Seminar

On 30 May 2013 abstracts (150-200 words, including name, institution, and the title of the paper) are due for the 20th Neolithic Seminar: The Transition to Farming in Eurasia: Changing Interpretative Paradigms, to be held on 8-9 November 2013 at the Department of Archaeology, Ljubljana University, Ljubljana, Slovenia. All previous Neolithic Seminar proceedings are available in the periodical Documenta Prehistorica XXI-XXXIX ( Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; further information is available at


On 31 July 2013 abstracts are due for the 13th annual Postgraduates in Cypriot Archaeology (POCA 2013) conference, to be held on 1-3 November 2013, hosted by the University of East Anglia. Papers on Cypriot archaeology of any period, or on related subjects, will be welcome. Abstracts (250 words maximum), title, and email address should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further information and registration forms are available at


On 31 July 2013 abstracts (200 words maximum) for papers, workshops, and posters are due for the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (9ICAANE), to be held at the University of Basel, Switzerland on 9-13 June 2014. Further information is available at The themes of the congress will be:

Egypt and Ancient Near East – Perceptions of Alterity

Travelling Images – Transfer and Transformation of Visual Ideas

Ancient Near Eastern Traditions vs. Hellenization/ Romanization

Reconstructing Ancient Eco-Systems

Dealing with the Past: Finds, booty, gifts, spoils, heirlooms

Excavation Reports and Summaries in Near Eastern Archaeology

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