Inhabiting temperate Europe in the 4th-1st millennia BC.

Europa conference 2024: online & in person
Augustine United Church, Edinburgh
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Prof. Ian Ralston, Emeritus Abercromby Professor of Archaeology (School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh), will be honoured with the Europa prize for his contribution to European Prehistory. The conference will look at issues explored in Professor Ralston’s work on the European Iron Age and settlement in western temperate Europe. Conference presentations will take place over the whole day (Saturday 15th June), with early career researcher talks alongside invited speaker presentations. Confirmed invited speakers include: Sophie Krausz (Université Paris 1 - Panthéon-Sorbonne), Anthony Lefort (INRAP, Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives) and Pierre-Yves Milcent (Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès).

Call for papers

Please email a title and abstract of no more than 350 words to Jess Bates ( by Friday 12th January 2024. Please include your current title and organisational affiliation in the email. Authors will be notified if their proposals were accepted by 26th January 2024.

Call for posters

If you are interested in submitting a poster proposal, please email a title and abstract of no more than 150 words to the same address by Sunday 28th April 2024. Please include in the email your current title and organisational affiliation.

Online booking for this conference will open in the new year (2024).