Scientific Programme

Online versions of the Programme Book and Abstract Book are available in pdf under the tab Scientific Programme where you can also search in all sessions. Please note that minor changes may still occur.

Guidelines for speakers and poster presentations are available


Registration for the Annual Meeting is still open. Note, that all participants of the scientific part have to be current EAA members and pay conference registration fee. Please check the tab Registration Policy for more details.
Refund of registration is not possible from 1 August.
Excursions can be booked until full capacity.

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Please note that it can take up to five business days to process the payment in the system.

Important dates

Call for sessions closes  13 Nov 2017
Evaluation of sessions  30 Nov 2017
Registration for session organizers
 15 Dec 2017
Call for papers/posters
 15 Dec 2017
Call for papers/posters closes  19 Feb 2018
Call for volunteers closes  15 Mar 2018
Evaluation of contributions  25 Mar 2018
Registration for presenters   31 Mar 2018
Grant applications  20 June 2018
Deadline for last cancellation  31 July 2018
Annual Meeting  5-8 Sep 2018
Detailed deadlines

24th Annual Meeting of
the European Association of Archaeologists

Reflecting futures

by Felipe Criado-Boado (EAA President)

Barcelona is a perfect location for holding the 24th Annual Meeting of the EAA, the ideal setting for an Association that seeks to continuously develop and change the direction of its ability to reflect the past, in order to be able to reflect about the future.

Read more and find out why we have chosen this logo and motto of the Annual Meeting here.
Watch video about Barcelona and conference venues here.


You can now download online versions (updated on 6 August) of Programme Book and Abstract Book under the tab Scientific Programme. Please note that minor changes may still occur.

EAA Student Award - Students can submit their conference paper for the EAA Student Award and win €1,000 in books. Find out more at General Info > For Students and apply by 10 August!

You can still register for EAA 2018, you can also choose from the long list of excursions until their full capacity (new excursion to Cogul as well). All delegates have to be current (2018) EAA members.
All main authors have to be EAA members and pay registration fee, please note that in case that both payments have not been settled, the contribution will not be listed in the scientific programme. It can take up to five business days to process the payment in the system.

European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH)

2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage, which is also one of the themes of the 24th EAA Annual Meeting.
For more information about EYCH please go to EYCH tab.
You can check the public events "Archaeology in the Street" which will take place in Barcelona during the Annual Meeting (5-8 September). 




Venue address: Faculty of Geography and History
Montalegre 6, 08001 Barcelona

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Themes of the Annual Meeting