Call for Posters closed

The Call for Posters for the 30th Annual Meeting in Rome is now closed. Poster abstract authors can expect to receive email notifications regarding evaluation results by 6 May.

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The Annual Meeting (conference) registration  is now open. You need to be a current EAA Member before you register for the AM.

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Important dates

18 Sept 2023  Call for Sessions opens
13 Nov 2023  Call for Sessions ends
18 Dec 2023  Call for Papers opens
12 Feb 2024  Call for Papers ends
1 March 2024  Call for Volunteers ends
25 April 2024  Deadline for presenters to   pay fees
28 - 31 Aug 2024  Annual Meeting


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Filming and photography 

The EAA provides filming facilities for the Opening Ceremony, the AMBM, the keynote lectures and selected sessions to be broadcast/live-streamed. It is forbidden for AM delegates to film sessions, individual presentations, the AMBM or any other official occasion without the express permission of the EAA. 

A professional photographer may be appointed by the EAA to make systematic photographic documentation of AM events. Photography is generally allowed to delegates at the AMBM and other official events and occasions, as well as in sessions (at the discretion of session organisers). An individual author/presenter can forbid photography by saying so at the start of their presentation. 

The EAA maintains the right to hold, publish and otherwise use the photographs and the filmed material.


Main venue:

Sapienza University of Rome
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
00185 Roma

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30th EAA Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy 
28 - 31 August 2024

Important information

  • The preliminary version of the EAA 2024 scientific programme is now available for download under Scientific Programme.
  • Information on accepted poster abstracts and e-poster submissions is available under Scientific Programme
  • The payment deadline for first authors of posters is May 31. Please ensure that we receive your payment for the EAA 2024 membership and EAA 2024 conferenece registration by this date; otherwise, your poster will be rejected from inclusion at EAA 2024. Both payments can be made at EAA 2024 | Registration.
  • If you see a price of 1111 EUR during conference registration, please check our FAQ section before contacting the helpdesk. Due to high email volume, our response time may be delayed. Your patience is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
  • All EAA 2024 sessions are planned as hybrid, providing the flexibility for delegates to opt for either onsite or online attendance. For more information please see FAQ, Scientific Programme and Registration Policy & Fees.

Student Award call for submissions

Submit before 1 August 2024
refer here for details


Welcome by Eszter Bánffy
President of the European Association of Archaeologists

Dear Members,

While our Belfast Annual meeting has recently come to an end, we are looking ahead already to the 30th Annual meeting, to be held in Rome! As you will be aware, the preparations have actually started years prior to this kick-off date, which happens immediately on the day after the Belfast AMBM.

Indeed, after three decades of existence, the EAA goes to Rome, to the “eternal city”. Some like this proverb, some not so much; archaeologists cannot really work with the notion of “eternity”, since our lives, work and entire perception indicate constant change. This is the main reason why the 2024 motto does not contain this well-known expression. Perhaps the most fascinating thing about our next venue is the awareness of continual changes in the material (and social) sphere. These can be detected in the palimpsest of antique buildings which have been in use over the past two millennia, undergoing adjustments according to their needs and being repaired after injuries caused by nature or by human conflicts. Yet, there is still some feeling of eternal meaning of memories and of power, as exemplified by the numerous medieval and later burial and memorial monuments that were erected in the Forum Romanum, apparently with the desire to become part of the spirit of the sacred place. These kinds of thoughts immediately hit all who read the townscape, the changes in the layers of debris, the transformation process on building walls.

You might say that I am overwhelmed, and I admit that I am – I trust and hope that the participants of the Annual Meeting in Rome will have similar impressions. The entire conference will be held in hybrid form, for the third time in our history, and we intend to keep it in this mode. The Staff and the Board, the Italian organisers as well as the 2024 Scientific Committee are busy coming up to the finishing straight, with all the organisation, logistical and financial questions, but also very much regarding the content, the programme.

Last year I expressed my hope that our next Annual Meeting will take place in a more peaceful Europe. This does not seem to have happened – yet, our clear principles will continue: no membership fee and no registration fee for Ukrainian members, and possibility for Russian and Belarusian members to attend without institutional affiliation. Our constant support for our members will not cease, if they are – or their archaeological heritage is – in need. Thank you all who share this care and looking forward to meeting you in Rome! Ci vediamo prossimo anno a Roma!

All the best,