On 15 February 2021 abstracts (200 words maximum) are due for the final conference of #pubarchMEDfin — Public Archaeology in the Mediterranean Context entitled "Archaeological practice and society in the Mediterranean," to be held online on 16-18 April 2021, to be hosted in Spain (CEST). Further information, including types of sessions and the requirements for each can be found at Formats will include:
• Photographic essays on Twitter (Up to ten images (only plain images, no text slides or similar allowed) with their caption in 280 characters)
• Photographic essays on Instagram (Up to ten images (only plain images, no text slides or similar allowed) with their caption and 2200 characters limit total)
• The Tower of Babel: Posters plus 2000 word essays
• Roundtables (to debate interesting topics about the relations of archaeology and society in the Mediterranean and the challenges we face)
• Gatherings (live events for networking and socializing)


CAA 2021

On 1 March 2021 abstracts (1,000 words maximum, plus 3 citations) are due for the Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference (CAA 2021): Digital Crossroads to be held online on 14-18 June 2021 hosted at the Cyprus University of Technology (EEST). Abstracts for papers should be submitted to a specific session; a list of accepted sessions can be found at: Further information, including types of sessions and the requirements for each can be found at


ICAP 2021

On 12 March 2021 abstracts (1200 words maximum, 3 figures and figure captions) are due for the 14th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection (ICAP 2021), to be held on 8-11 September 2021 in Lyon (France). The conference aims to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of latest developments and cutting‐edge research in the field of archaeological prospection. It will cover the entire spectrum of methodology and technology applied to the detection, localization and investigation of buried cultural heritage (aerial photography, airborne laser scanning, hyperspectral imaging, near-surface geophysics, data processing, visualization and archaeological interpretation). Further information is available at
Five sessions will be held:
• Case studies and archaeological feedback
• Methods and innovations
• Environmental studies and landscape evolution
• Processing and visualisation of data
• Special session: Spatial analysis and aerial remote sensing, devoted to experimental, innovative or original approaches of spatial analysis and modeling in archeology or geo-archeology, in the diversity of scales, data or methods used. The objective is the dissemination of these approaches, their potential reuse or their adaptation to different topics or contexts.


8th Conference in Aegean Archaeology

On 15 March 2021 titles and abstracts (c. 250 words in English) are due for the Sympozjum Egejskie. 8th Conference in Aegean Archaeology, to be held on 24-25 June 2021 in a hybrid format at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and online (CEST). Contingency plans are in place to hold the entire conference online if this proves necessary and participants will be contacted before the end of May to confirm the final details regarding the format. Proposals for conference presentations are especially welcomed from early career researchers, such as PhD students or candidates, and scholars who have already completed their doctoral research and recently obtained their title.
The proceedings of this conference will be published in the next volume of Sympozjum Egejskie. Papers in Aegean Archaeology, a peer-reviewed series edited by the organisers of the conference and published by the University of Warsaw Press publishing house. Due to the unusual circumstances, there will be no conference fee this year. The application form is available at, to be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; questions may be directed to the same address. Further information is available at and at



On 14 June 2021 (extended closing date) abstracts (300 words) are due for ICAS 1: International Conference on the Archaeology of Symbols, to be held on 19-21 January 2022 (rescheduled) in Florence, Italy. Further information is available at


Unlocking Sacred Landscapes 3

On 31 August 2021 papers are due for Unlocking Sacred Landscapes: Religious and Insular Identities in Context, to published as a special issue of the journal Religions. Further information and instructions for submitting a manuscript are available at Contributions are particularly sought that explore the following topics:
• Historical and culturally driven perspectives that recognize the complexities of island religious systems as well as the active role of the islanders in constructing their own religious identities, irrespective of emulation and acculturation.
• Inter-island and island/mainland relations, maritime connectivity of things and people, and ideological values in relation to religious change.
• The relation between island space and environment in the performance and maintenance of spiritual lives.
• The interrelation between official, popular, and personal identities, including ritual healing and magic in island societies.
• Phenomenological, performative, and experiential analyses related to ritual space and/or its associated material assemblages in island societies.

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