Safe Space Policy at EAA 2022

Please check 2020 EAA Gender Statement &  the Safe Space Policy. We welcome any constructive feedback to redress these issues at before 21 October.

EAA 2022 Annual Meeting in Budapest

The Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary will be held from 31 August to 3 September 2022. Call for sessions is now open here until 11 November. 

Expanding Horizons: Decolonisation, Contested Ownership of Archaeological Material, and the 1970 UNESCO Convention on Cultural Property"

roundtable will be held on Monday 11 October 2021 at 4 pm CEST. The roundtable abstract and list of discussants is available here.


Session organisers and main authors can download their certificate(s) in the submission software. In case you need certificate as co-author / attendee, please email us at Those requests will be answered after 27 September - thank you for your patience.

Download now

EAA 2021 Kiel Virtual Annual Meeting

You may download the Programme Book and the Abstract Book of 2021 Annual Meeting (6-11 September) here. To attend the meeting, you need to be current (2021) EAA member and register for the Meeting.

Preliminary schedule

The preliminary version of the EAA 2021 scientific programme is available here.

Call for papers

Call for oral and poster contributions for the virtual EAA 2021 AM is closed, we do not accept any late submissions. Thanks to authors of more than 2700 submitted contributions!

Call for volunteers


The Kiel Annual Meeting will be virtual, not hybrid as originally hoped. Please find more information here.

AM recordings

Watch sessions / lectures from past EAA AMs here or at our Youtube channel. New videos added regularly, recordings of Virtual AM are now being processed.

EAA 2021 Annual Meeting

Call for sessions is closed - we have received 249 session proposals which are now evaluated by the ScC. Call for papers opens on 16 December 2020. Check EAA 2021 website for more info.


Registration for the Kiel Annual Meeting is open. All delegates have to be current (2021) EAA members and pay for AM registration. Please check the registration policy tab for more information.

Register now

Complete VAM evaluation survey

by 20 October here

EAA Student Award 2020

goes to Samantha Leggett  for her paper "Tackling Early Medieval Transitions Using a Hierarchical and Multi-isotope Approach"

EAA 2020 Virtual AM

Check guidelines for participants and software requirements. Please remember to register for Hopin before the event (the link has been sent to all current members by email). The testing environment will be open from 17 August.

Meet our sponsors and exhibitors

the fair will be open during the Virtual Annual Meeting as usual.

Scientific programme and Abstract Book of the EAA VAM

are now available under the Scientific programme  tab.

Preliminary version of the EAA Virtual Annual Meeting scientific programme

is now available under the Scientific programme  tab.

Exhibiting, sponsorship and advertising opportunities

at the Virtual Annual Meeting are now available - please book before 31 July.
prospectus download
booking form download


If you wish to donate all or part of your Annual Meeting registration fee to EAA, please let us know at by 14 June. Such generosity will help support the EAA to go forward after a year in which it has suffered considerable financial loss.

Thank you to all those who have alreday donated, it is much appreciated!

EAA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

EAA will organise a Virtual Annual Meeting in the same week as the cancelled onsite meeting: 24 - 30 August 2020. All current (2020) members are welcome to take part in this year meeting.

EAA Budapest Annual Meeting registration fee refunds

The Annual Meeting registration fees will be refunded to delegates between 18 June and 17 July - please let us know in case there are any changes that may impat the refund process. For administrative reasons it is not possible to use the fee to cover the registration of any future EAA Annual Meeting.

EAA 2022 Annual Meeting in Budapest

The Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary will be held in 2022 as the 28th EAA Annual Meeting, detailed information will be announced soon.

Registration for the EAA 2020 Annual Meeting in Budapest is closed due to Covid-19 pandemic

We will soon inform on refunding the conference registration fees already paid, as well as on possibilities of virtual Annual Meeting in the last week of August.
The Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary will be held in 2022 as the 28th EAA Annual Meeting, detailed information will be announced soon.

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.

Call for papers - CLOSED

The Call for papers ended on 17 February 2020. Proposals are now evaluated by session organisers and the Scientific Committee. The results will be announced before 24 March.

Call for EAA 2020 volunteers

Travel Grants announced

Check travel grant opportunities and criteria for EAA 2020 in Budapest here.

26th EAA Annual Meeting - results of sessions' review

The list of preliminary accepted sessions is available at the 2020 Scientific Programme page. Call for papers will be open from 18 December to 13 February. 

26th EAA Annual Meeting call for sessions - extended deadline! 

The call for sessions is open until Monday 11 November 2019. Check Themes, Scientific Programme and FAQ tabs for more information.

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.

EAA Student Award 2019 - deadline 8 August 2019

The 28th EAA Annual Meeting will be hosted in Belfast, northern ireland

Early bird conference registration fee

Deadline is EXTENDED to 10 April 2019.

Register now » 

Call for papers / posters is closed.

Acceptance / rejection of submissions will be announced to authors by 26 March.

Travel grants

check for Grant selection criteria for EAA 2019, and how to apply. Deadline is 11 April 2019, 23:59 CET!

Registration for EAA 2019 is open

Register for the 25th Annual Meeting in Bern. Please note that eventually all Annual Meeting participants have to be current (2019) EAA members and register for the Annual Meeting online.

Register now » 

Search EAA Repository

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

Results of the 2021 EAA Annual Membership Business Meeting

are available here

Results of the 2021 EAA election

are available to Members here

Past, Present, Future: Archaeological Climate Summit in Kiel

Refer to the

2021 AMBM Report

and attend the Annual Membership Business Meeting on Friday 10 September at 18:45 CEST

EAA Statutes amendments

proposed for approval at the 2021 Annual Membership Business Meeting

Read New Issue of TEA 69 - Summer 2021


Fourth volume of the "Elements: Archaeology of Europe" series

Salt. White Gold in Early Europe by Anthony Harding has been published and is available for free online until 4 August here.

Salt. White Gold in Early Europe

The Creation and Division of Wealth and the Long-term Consequences of Inequality: Views from Archaeology

Read more and apply before 23 July

Review the EAA strategic planning documents

and share your thoughts before 31 July

Read New Issue of TEA 68 - Spring 2021


Open letter to University of Sheffield

Current and Incoming Presidents of the EAA express their worries about the news that the University of Sheffiled is deeming the closure of its Department of Archaeology. Read more here.

Minutes of the re-run of the 2020 AMBM

are available here.

New European Bauhaus Prizes

Apply by 31 May 2021.

Invitation to the 2020 Annual Membership Business Meeting (AMBM) re-run

read further info

Third volume of the "Elements: Archaeology of Europe" series

Migration Myths and the End of the Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean by Bernard Knapp has been published and is available for free online until 13 April here  
Migration Myths and the End of the Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean

Tender for Editor of The European Archaeologist

read more and apply by 15 April

Early Career Archaeologists Community

invites you to fill in the Integration of Early Career Researchers in Archaeology survey.

EAA election 2021

Call for nominations by members is now open - read more

Read New Issue of TEA 67 - Winter 2020 / 2021


New issue of EJA (24-1) now available

EVŽEN Neustupný (1933 - 2021)

With great sadness we share the news of the death of Evžen Neustupný.

Stanisław Tabaczyński (1930-2020)

With sadness we share the news of the death of Stanisław Tabaczyński.

Jan Bouzek (1935-2020)

With sadness we share the news of the death of Jan Bouzek.

Support AGE booklet on gender stereotypes 

The crowdfunding campaign ends on 13 January.

New issue of EJA (23-4) now available

Second volume of the "Elements: Archaeology of Europe" series

- Digital Innovations in European Archaeology by Kevin Garstki - has been published and is available for free online until 1 December here

Digital Innovations in European Archaeology

Read New Issue of TEA 66 - Autumn / Fall 2020


EAA 2020 survey's results

Results of EAA Virtual Annual Meeting evaluation survey are available here.

Call for Financial and Administrative Assistant

The EAA is seeking a suitable person to replace a Secretariat staff during her maternity leave from mid-November 2020 in the position of Financial and Administrative Assistant – part time - 20 hrs/week. Deadline 15 October 2020. More information here.

First volume of the "Elements: Archaeology of Europe" series

- A Comparative Study of Rock Art in Later Prehistoric Europe by Richard Bradley - has been published and is available for free online until 7 October here
A Comparative Study of Rock Art in Later Prehistoric Europe

The European Archaeological Heritage Prize 2020

was awarded to Gilly Carr (individual category)

and REMAINS of Greenland program and network (institutional category)

Honorary mention was made to SARAT (Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey) Project and The Splashcos-Network

results of the 2020 EAA election

are available here

EAA 2020 Annual Membership Business Meeting

was held virtually on Friday 28 August. Read reports here.

Read New Issue of TEA 65 - Summer 2020


EAA endorses the UNESCO World Heritage statement on Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Read the statement here:

Read New Issue of TEA 64 - Spring 2020


Europe Day Manifesto

“Cultural Heritage: a powerful catalyst for the future of Europe”, signed by EAA as well, just released. Read more and sign here.

New issue of EJA (23-2) now available

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.


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.


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.
Express your interest in establishing an

EAA community for the archaeology of the Americas

The survey ended on 31 January 2020.

EAA 2019 surveys' results

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

EAA wishes you Happy New Year

Please note that the EAA Secretariat is closed from 21 December to 5 January.

Joseph Déchelette European Archaeology Prize

call for applications

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.

Read New Issue of TEA 62 - Autumn/Fall 2019


New issue of EJA (22-4) now available

Subscribe to Europa Nostra

newsletter on cultural heritage: the European Heritage Tribune

Leo Klejn (1927 - 2019)

With sadness we share the news of the death of Leo Klejn who who passed away on 7 November 2019 at the age of 92.

Open letter to the Government of Colombia

"EAA is aware of complex situation that has arisen regarding the shipwreck of the Galleon San José located in the territorial waters of Colombia...". Read public letter of the EAA Executive Board here.
Please participate in the

EAA members' survey 2019

and help us make the EAA better for you!

Connecting Archaeological Associations in Europe – participate in the survey

EAA is looking for Social Media / Administration Assistant

temporary part time position (10 hours / week) in Prague, Czech Republic. 
Deadline for sending CV and a cover letter: 20 October.

EAA Heritage Prize 2019

was awarded to Osman Kavala

and Fundación Catedral Santa María, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Euskadi, Spain

EAA Student Award 2019

was awarded to Annabell Zander

Read New Issue of TEA 61 - Summer 2019


Karen Waugh, EAA Secretary (1963-2019)

With utmost sadness we share the news that our highly esteemed EAA Secretary, Karen Waugh, died on the afternoon of July 16 following a short illness.

Vote in the EAA 2019 election

(available to current members only upon logging in)

Congratulations to Ian Hodder,

founding member of EAA,  who has been honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for his work in archaeology and his contribution to the relations between the United Kingdom and Turkey.

EAA Medieval Europe Research Community (MERC) is invites EAA members to consider endorsing the

Europa Nostra appeal

against cable-car project on the Belgrade Fortress

EAA Community on Integrating Archaeological Heritage Management and Tourism contributed to

“Cultural rights and public space” survey

with particular reference to tourism and ’over tourism’ at archaeological sites that open to the public and tourism within historic cities

Read New Issue of TEA 60 - Spring 2019


Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral


Researchers interested in participating in the jointly sponsored Society for American Archaeology – European Association of Archaeologists design workshop

Synthetic Study of Human Migration as Understood from a Long-Term Perspective

are invited to complete the Request for Information for this new initiative by 15 June 2019

Sebastiano Tusa (1952-2019)

with sorrow and sadness we share the news of the sudden death of our fellow EAA member


Click here for details

Read New Issue of TEA 59 - Winter 2018/2019


New issue of EJA (22-1) now available

Call for nominations

to the positions available for election in 2019: Treasurer, Ordinary Executive Board Member (two positions), Nomination Committee Member

For older news, please continue here