Call for Papers AIMA/AHSA/AAMH Conference, La Vierge and UNESCO

Call for Papers AIMA/AHSA/AAMH Conference September 2008

Proposals for papers and posters are requested for this forthcoming conference to be held in Adelaide, South Australia. A list of session abstracts are now on the conference website. The online form should be used to submit paper and poster proposals of no more than 150 words. Papers will be either 15 or 20 minutes long depending on the number of papers proposed. The deadline for paper and poster proposals is 31 July 2008. Early bird registration deadline is 31 July 2008.

Registration for conference workshops should be conducted through the workshop organisers. Workshops on offer include:

  • Geophysics for Archaeologists and Heritage Consultants
  • Data Management in Maritime Archaeology Using Site Recorder 4
  • Don’t Just Dig It – What about the Future of Archaeological Collections?
  • Introduction to Conservation Issues Related to Underwater Cultural Heritage Sites

The conference website will continue to provide updates on events and speakers.

Other News

The Independent article on the new treasure controversy surrounding La Vierge du Bon Port- previously mentioned on the MAG updates and blog– has drawn a swift response from an opponent to the UNESCO convention (you will need to scroll down the letters page). MAG members may remember a letter to the Times in 2007 featured by MAG calling for the Government to ratify the convention.


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