***Notice – Conference postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic***

Owing to the uncertain circumstances caused by the corona virus and their international impact the Organising Committee has decided to postpone the conference, originally scheduled for November 2020, for 12 months.

The conference will now be held in November 2021.
The precise dates will be announced when they are determined.

Three keynote speakers have been confirmed for the AAIA 40th Anniversary Conference “Mobility and Settlement in the Eastern Mediterranean”:

  • Christina Ioannou (University of Nicosia), on the Connections between Cyprus and the Near East,
  • Antonis Kotsonas (New York University), on Mobility and Interaction in the Northern Aegean,
  • Nicholas Stampolidis (University of Crete), on Crete’s External Contacts between 1000 and 600 BC.

The full program for the AAIA 40th Anniversary conference is not yet available. Registered delegates will receive a delegate pack and conference booklet ahead of the conference.

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Dr Stavros Paspalas – Director
Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Room 480, Madsen Building (F09), University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia
+61 2 9351 4759 +61 (0)2 9351 7693 arts.aaia@sydney.edu.au