POCA 2019

On 31 March 2019 abstracts are due for the Postgraduates in Cypriot Archaeology (POCA 2019) conference, to be held on 13-15 June 2019 in Berlin. Contributions on all aspects of Cypriot archaeology from postgraduate students and young scholars will be welcomed. Abstracts, including name, contact details, institutional affiliation (if any), title of paper and a short description (500 words) should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Papers presented at the meeting will be published as a volume of the series Studia Cyprologica Berolinensia.


On 15 June proposals (1000-1500 characters) are due for workshops are due for the 12th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (12 ICAANE), to be held on 14-18 April 2020 in Bologna. On 31 July 2019 abstracts (400-1000 characters) for papers and posters are due. Further information is available at The themes of the congress are:
Field Reports. Recent excavations, surveys and research
• Environmental Archaeology. Changing climate and exploitation strategies: impact on ecology, anthropized landscapes and material culture
• Hammering the material world. Characterization of material culture, processes and technologies
• Cognitive archaeology. Reading symbolic and visual communication networks and structures
• Modeling the past. Contemporary theoretical approaches to the archaeology of economies and societies
• Networked archaeology. Global challenges and collaborative research in the new millennium
• Endangered cultural heritage. Coordinated multilateral research, conservation and development strategies
• Islamic archaeology. Continuities and discontinuities between a deep past and modernity

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