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The EAA is currently actively considering the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for the Annual Meeting, Budapest 26-30 August. The call for grant applications has been therefore postponed and an announcement on grants will be made shortly here.

Accepted contributions for 2020 AM

The list of contributions accepted for the 26th EAA Annual Meeting is available here.

27th EAA Annual Meeting

EAA signs Memorandum of Understanding with Kiel University. The 27th Annual Meeting will take place in Kiel, Germany from 8-11 September 2021.

26th EAA Annual Meeting - results of sessions' review

The list of preliminary accepted sessions is available at the 2020 Scientific Programme page.

Registration for the EAA 2020 Annual Meeting in Budapest is open

You can register here and pay early bird AM registration fee until 6 April 2020. 

Looking back at the 25th EAA AM in Bern:

  • 1866 registrants
  • 166 sessions
  • 1747 presentations

More detailed reports to follow.

EAA Annual Membership Business Meeting

was held on Friday 6 September at 17:45 in Hauptgebäude (Main Building), Bern University, Room No. 210. Please see details and reports here.

Search EAA Repository

The EAA Repository now contains all sessions and presentations accepted for the 24th EAA Annual Meeting in Barcelona and 25th EAA Annual Meeting in Bern. The content will be updated annually.

The 28th EAA Annual Meeting will be hosted in Belfast, Northern Ireland

check the overview of upcoming events


EAA signs joint letter to the European Commission

Find out more about proposals regarding the ways to cope with the consequences of COVID-19 on Creative Europe and the European Cultural and Creative Sectors here.

NEMO responds to the COVID-19 outbreak

Read statement on COVID-19's impact on the European museum sector issued by NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations).

Ofer Bar-Yosef (1937-2020)

With sadness we share the news of the death of Ofer Bar-Yosef.

Photo: https://ioa.ucla.edu/content/ofer-bar-yosef-1937-2020-celebration-life

EAA becomes partner of the European Archaeology Days (EAD)

Call for EAA Social Media Editor

EAA seeks to engage an editor in charge of social media to enhance the visibility of EAA for the whole community interested in archaeology, and to increase the functioning and action of the EAA as an organisation. Call ends on 6 April 2020.
Read more information here.

Read New Issue of TEA 63 - Winter 2019/2020


New issue of EJA (23-1) now available

The day after Brexit

Read letter to UK members by Felipe Criado-Boado.


Deadline: 1 June 2020.

EAA election 2020

call for nominations by members. Deadline: 31 March 2020.

EAA statement on threats against heritage

EAA endorses the statements of criticism issued by numerous organizations and international bodies against President Trump´s threats to target Iranian Cultural Heritage sites.

EAA 2019 surveys' results

Executive Board's and membership's surveys are available here.

Joseph Déchelette European Archaeology Prize

call for applications ends on 1 March 2020.

Investing in our culture is investing in our future.

EAA is part of a group of 90 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors ahead of the European Council discussions on the future EU budget. Read open letter to EU leaders here.

New THEMES volume has just been published

Members can buy all THEMES volumes at 30% discount

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