BANEA Conference January 2014

New Agendas in Near Eastern Archaeology

The University of Reading is hosting the Annual Conference and booking is now open!

See full Conference Details here

Thursday 9 January to Saturday 11 January 2014

Key topics will include:

  • Sustainability and resilience
  • Access and networks
  • Social identity, power and governance
  • New agendas in landscape archaeology
  • Near Eastern archaeology in the contemporary world

We welcome papers and posters on:

  • Other current research themes
  • Excavation and survey reports
  • We also invite proposals for themed workshops of half day or whole day duration.

Keynote lecture –  Thursday 9 January 2014, 5-6 pm

New Light on an Administrative Device from the Dawn of Writing in the Ancient Near East

Presented by Christopher E. Woods, Associate Professor of Sumerology, University of Chicago, Oriental Institute

New Agendas in Remote Sensing and Landscape Archaeology in the Near East

There will be a special session of papers, by invitation only, dedicated to the topic of New Agendas in Remote Sensing and Landscape Archaeology in the Near East, which will take place on Friday 10 January 2014

A workshop celebrating T.J. Wilkinson’s 35 years in Near Eastern archaeology – Friday, 10 January 2014 9am – 6pm Palmer Building, University of Reading. More details.

Paper Sessions

The paper sessions will be all day Friday 10 and Saturday 11 January 2014.

We ask for paper/poster/workshop proposals by 31 October 2013.

Conference Dinner – There will be a conference dinner on Friday 10 January at Zerodegrees, a restaurant & microbrewery in the centre of Reading.