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ASWA 2019

On 15 March 2019 abstracts (400 words maximum) are due for the XIVth International Meeting of the Archaeozoology of Southwest Asia and Adjacent Areas (ASWA[AA]) Working Group (ASWA 2019), to be held in Barcelona on 3-7 June 2019. Further information is available at https://aswa2019.sciencesconf.org/.

AIA 2020

On 17 March 2019 (31 March with a late fee) submissions for colloquia, workshops and open-session papers and posters needing an early decision to acquire a visa or obtain funding are due for the 121st Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA 2020), to be held in Washington, D.C on 2-5 January 2020. On 4 August 2019 (18 August with a late fee) submissions are due for all other workshops, open session papers and posters, and any provisionally accepted colloquia that are resubmitting. On 15 November 2019 submissions for lightning sessions and roundtables are due. Submission forms and further information are available at http://www.archaeological.org.

Challenging the Dead

On 28 March 2019 abstracts (500 words) are due for a workshop entitled Challenging the Dead: Working out problems in mortuary archaeology, to be held in Groningen on 2-3 May 2019. Further information is available at https://www.facebook.com/events/2562947147080771/permalink/2578632538845565. The themes of the conference include:
• Theoretical Questions
• Methodology
• Ethics
• Knowledge utilization

Sanctuaries and Cults in the Aegean

On 31 March 2019 abstracts (250 words) are due for an International Scientific Conference entitled Sanctuaries and Cults in the Aegean from Early Historic Times to Late Antiquity (11thc. BC - 6th c. AD), to be held on Lemnos on 11-14 September 2019. Participation forms and further information are available at https://www.aegeussociety.org/en/papers/iera-kai-latreies-sto-aigaio-apo-toys-proimoys-istorikoys-chronoys-eos-kai-tin-ysteri-archaiotita-11os-ai-p-ch-6os-ai-m-ch/. The themes of the conference will be:
• Sanctuaries within or outside cities in the Aegean (topography, architecture, excavation data, dating, finds, literary testimonies and interpretative approaches)
• Cults of gods and semi-gods in the Aegean
• Cultic beliefs and practices

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