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The European Archaeological Heritage Prize 2016

Proposal for the European Archaeological Heritage Prize 

Call for Nominations: PDF

.. Student Award

 

The Prize is awarded annually to an individual, institution, or to a local or regional government for an outstanding contribution to the protection and presentation of the European archaeological heritage.

 

 

Recipients

Photo: Christy McNutt (christymcnutt.com)

2015: María Ángeles Querol Fernández and Martin Oswald Hugh Carver (PDF)

2014: Marie Louise Stig Sřrensen and Erzsébet Jerem (PDF)

2013: M. Daniel Thérond, former Head of Department of the Culture, Heritage and Diversity Department, Council of Europe (PDF) and Professor Vincent Gaffney (PDF)

2012: Professor Willem J.H. Willems, Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Leiden, Netherlands (PDF)
2011: Dr. Girolamo Ferdinando, UK and Avvocato Francesco Pinto, Italy (PDF)
2010: David John Breeze, Scotland (PDF)
2009: Ulrich Ruoff, Switzerland (PDF)
2008: Jean-Paul Demoule, France  (PDF)
2007: Prof. Siegmar von Schnurbein, Germany (PDF)
2006: John Coles, UK (PDF)
2005: Kristian Kristiansen, Sweden (PDF)
2004: Illicit Antiquities Research Centre at the McDonald Institute at University of Cambridge (PDF)
2003: Dr. Viktor Trifonov, Institute of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences in Sankt Petersburg. (PDF)
2002: Dr. Henry Cleere, ICOMOS Paris (PDF)
2001: Dr. Otto Braasch, member of the Aerial Archaeological Group (AARG), Germany (PDF)
2000: Dr Margareta Biörnstad, former state antiquarian, Sweden (PDF)
1999: Prof. dr. M.M. Carrilho, Minister of Culture from Portugal. (PDF)
 

Committee for the Prize

An independent committee is responsible for the administration of the Prize; Members are appointed by the Executive Board and serve terms of three years, with the possibility of re-appointment for no more than one further term; Committee members shall not be members of the Executive Board.
 

The EAA Committee for the European Heritage Prize:
 
Carsten Paludan-Müller (chair)
Katalin Wollak
Franco Nicolis
Nathan Schlanger

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Nominations

Nominations may be made by any of the following:

- Members of the Association (all grades of membership);
- Professors and heads of departments of archaeology in European universities and institutes;
- Directors of governmental heritage management organisations and agencies in European countries (members of the Council of Europe);
- Non-governmental archaeological, heritage, and professional organisations in European countries.
 

Timetable

Nominations, with full citations, must be received by the EAA Secretariat by the deadline set each year (normally May - June). The Committee will discuss the nominations and decide upon the recipient of the Prize. If the committee meets in person, minutes of meetings will be made available to the Executive Committee, but will otherwise remain confidential. The presentation of the Prize will form part of the Opening Ceremony of the Conference in September each year.
 

The Prize

The prize shall consist of a work of art and a diploma, without any monetary payment.
 

Call for Nominations

You are invited to use the attached form to nominate a person, institution, or a (local or regional) government. 

NOMINATIONS, WITH FULL CITATIONS, SHOULD BE SENT TO THE EAA SECRETARIAT
C/O INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY CAS, LETENSKA 4, 118 01 PRAHA 1, CZECH REPUBLIC 

OR BY E-MAIL TO administrator@e-a-a.org

THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS IS 1 JUNE 2016.
 

Student Award

The prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at the EAA conference by a student or archaeologist, working on a dissertation. Papers are evaluated for their academic merit and innovative ideas by the Award Selection Committee. The Committee consists of representatives of the EAA Executive Board, and is chaired by the General Editor of the European Journal of Archaeology. The Award consists of a diploma and one or more book vouchers. The winner of the award is announced at the Opening Ceremony. The winning paper will be considered for publication in the European Journal of Archaeology (EJA). 

All MA and Ph.D. students, as well as archaeologists working on a dissertation, who present a paper at the conference are eligible to apply, and are encouraged to submit their papers to the Award Selection Committee. All co-authors (up to a maximum of 3 co-authors) must prove their student status; papers co-authored by a thesis supervisor are not eligible. Please email a covering letter, CV(s) and draft of the conference paper (ideally following the Notes for Contributors for the EJA) to the EAA Administrator, Sylvie Kvetinová: (administrator@e-a-a.org), before 14 August 2016.
 


Recipients:

Photo: Christy McNutt (christymcnutt.com)

2015 - Patrycja Kupiec, and special commendation to Christine Cave and Alex Davies (PDF)

2014 - Can Aksoy and Ziyacan Bayar (PDF)

2013 - Oliver Dietrich (PDF)

2012 - Maria Leena Lahtinen (PDF)
2011 - Heide Wrobel Norgaard
2010 - Camilla Norman
2009 - Pamela Cross
2008 - NOT AWARDED
2007 - Goce Naumov
2006 - NOT AWARDED
2005 - Marta Caroscio
2004 - Jonathan D. Le Huray
2003 - Anita Synnestvedt 
2002 - Laura M. Popova

 

Sponsors


 

 

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