UK Archaeological Sciences Conference 2015 (8th-11th April, Durham)

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UK Archaeological Sciences Conference 2015

The Department of Archaeology at Durham University will be hosting UKAS 2015 and is looking forward to welcoming the archaeological science community to the historic World Heritage Site of the City of Durham. The conference will take place in the Calman Learning Centre on the Lower Mountjoy Site from 8th to 11th April 2015. The Welcome Reception will be held on 8th April in the Durham University Oriental Museum when delegates will get the opportunity to view the Museum’s exhibitions. The conference dinner will be held on 9th April in the ancient dining hall of Durham Castle, Palace Green, DH1 3RW.

Information regarding key dates is given below and further information concerning the call for papers, abstract submission and registration will appear in due course. Please subscribe to our email list for updates and information by sending an email message to with one line in it: subscribe ukas-conference-2015 (please note you cannot post to this list it is for information and updates only). For specific queries please contact the conference email address: and one of the committee will respond.

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Place: Calman Learning Centre, Lower Mountjoy Site, Durham University, DH1 3LE

Welcome Wine Reception: Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill Rd, DH1 3TH

Conference Dinner: Durham Castle, Palace Green, DH1 3RW.

Conference Registration:

Call for papers

The conference is now open for abstract submission. We are keen to encourage novel and exciting papers and posters from colleagues working in all areas of archaeological science from fundamental method development to case studies investigating humans, animals, plants, artefacts, sites and landscapes, materials analysis to aDNA, archaeobotany to proteomics, conservation to dating, imaging to isotopes, landscapes to archaeozoology.
Abstracts must be written in English and be submitted by email to using the Abstract Template available to download below and following the instructions therein.

The deadline for abstract submission is 12th January 2015.

Conference organising committee: Kamal Badreshany, Ian Bailiff, Kori Filipek-Ogden, Kurt Gron, Tina Jakob, Andrew Millard, Janet Montgomery, Stephanie Piper, Lisa Snape-Kennedy

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