1st Call for Papers: Archaeological Society of Jamaica, 13th Symposium “On Caribbean Archaeology, Conservation and Material Culture”

1st Call for Papers

              Archaeological Society of Jamaica, 13th Symposium

On Caribbean Archaeology, Conservation and Material Culture

The Archaeological Society of Jamaica will be holding its 13th Symposium, with a half day meeting on Conservation on the afternoon of Wednesday April 8th 2015, and an all day meeting on Thursday April 9th, at the Multifunctional Room, Main Library, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica.

Proposals are invited for individual papers or panels on Caribbean Archaeology, Conservation, and Material Culture, broadly conceived. Papers on Heritage, Archives and Museums will also be welcome. These should include the presenter(s) name(s), a title and an abstract. The first call has a deadline of December 29th 2014.

There will be an opportunity for members to display paintings, drawings or photographs inspired by archaeology and history at the Symposium. Please send proposals.

Proposals are also invited for poster sessions.

Send e-mails to Dr. James Robertson, President, ASJ, james.robertson@uwimona.edu.jm or to ASJ Board Member Zachary Beier, zachary.beier@uwimona.edu.jm

Paper copies may be sent to Dr. Robertson or Mr. Beier, at the Department of History & Archaeology, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica.

A membership of the A.S.J. is not required to submit a proposal. There will be a registration fee of J$1000.00, and, for students and pensioners, J$500.00, payable at the conference.

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