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Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to extend an invitation to you to participate in the 9th Balkan Symposium on Archaeometry, which will be held from 4th-7th November in the beautiful city of Zadar, Croatia.

This symposium provides a unique platform for archaeologists, archaeometrists, scientists, and researchers from the Balkan region and beyond to come together to discuss and exchange ideas on the latest developments in archaeological science and methodology.

Symposium Details:

  • Event: 9th Balkan Symposium on Archaeometry
  • Dates: 4th – 7th November, 2024.
  • Location: University of Zadar, Croatia

Symposium Themes: We invite contributions related to various aspects of archaeometry, including but not limited to:

  • Dating methods (radiocarbon, luminescence, dendrochronology, etc.)
  • Analytical techniques (spectroscopy, microscopy, X-ray, etc.)
  • Material characterization (ceramics, metals, glass, stone, etc.)
  • Environmental archaeology
  • Archaeological prospection and remote sensing
  • Preservation and conservation of paper based works.
  • Interdisciplinary approaches in archaeometry
  • Case studies and applications
  • Geophysics and Geographic Information System applications
  • Experimental Αrchaeometry
  • Bioarchaeometry
  • Multidisciplinary research and new developments and management in cultural heritage.
  • Monuments protection, conservation, restoration, art history

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 1. 5. 2024.
  • Notification of Acceptance: 1. 6. 2024.
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15. 8. 2024.
  • Symposium Dates: 4th – 7th November, 2024.

Submission Guidelines: Abstracts (maximum 500 words) for both oral and poster presentations can be submitted via our online Google Forms portal:

We look forward to your participation and contributions to this esteemed symposium.


Antonija Mlikota, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Art History, University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. 2
23 000 Zadar (Croatia)
Tel.: +385 23 200 542

Jelena Lončar, Ph. D.
Assistant professor
University of Zadar
Department of Ecology, Agronomy and Aquaculture
Trg kneza Višeslava 9
23000 Zadar
Tel. +385 95 902 8581