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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:

The Organizing Committee of  9th BSA is pleased to announce the opening of submissions for papers and posters, which contribute to various aspects and areas of archaeometry, including but not limited to:
  • Dating methods (radiocarbon, luminescence, dendrochronology, etc.)
  • Material characterization (ceramics, metals, glass, vitreous materials, lithics, stones, pigments, mortars, organic residues)
  • Provenance and technology (ceramics, metals, glass, vitreous materials, lithics, stones, pigments, mortars, organic residues)
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Environmental archaeology
  • Experimental archaeology
  • Computational reconstructions, simulations and predictive modeling
  • Archaeological prospection and remote sensing
  • Geophysics and geographic information system applications
  • Conservation science case studies: decay processes and implementation of conservation procedures

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the proposal within the field of heritage science and technical art history, including the following:

  • Multidisciplinary research, developments and management in cultural heritage
  • Monuments protection, conservation and restoration projects.

The Organizing Committee of  9th BSA is pleased to announce the opening of submissions for papers and posters, which contribute to various aspects and areas of archaeometry, including but not limited to:

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 1. 7. 2024.
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15. 7. 2024.
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 25. 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:

https://forms.gle/SNAavApeKwgE2DLD7

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

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

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
E-mail: amlikota@unizd.hr
https://pum.unizd.hr
https://www.unizd.hr

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
E-mail: jloncar@unizd.hr
https://eaa.unizd.hr/