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Subject: Call for papers--Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities

Call for papers--Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities

From: Amy Brauer <aiac2003>
Date: Friday, July 19, 2002
Call for Papers

XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology of the
Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica (AIAC)
Harvard University Art Museums
Boston/Cambridge, USA
August 23-26, 2003

Sponsored by Harvard University Art Museums, the 16th International
Congress of Classical Archaeology will be held for the first time in
the United States.  The theme of the congress is: "Common Ground:
Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities" and has been designed to
bring together scholars from these diverse fields and to offer new
perspectives and new methods of investigation.  Institutions in
Cambridge and Boston represent one of the cradles of classical
archaeology and art history in the western hemisphere and will offer
stimulating experiences, collections, and perspectives to the

Eligibility: Membership in AIAC is not required to present a paper
at the meeting. Scholars, students, museum professionals, and those
working in areas such as archaeology, prehistory, classics, history
of art and architecture, classical archaeology and literature,
conservation, site preservation, computer technology,
historiography, and museum studies are invited to submit an abstract
relating to the Congress theme.

Languages: Papers will be accepted in English, French, Italian,
German, and Spanish. Correspondence with participants will be in

Submission Procedures: All abstracts must be received on or before
November 1, 2002.  All submissions will be reviewed and grouped into
sessions by the Program Committee. Abstracts should include
sufficient information (geographical, chronological, methodological,
etc.) to enable the Committee to assign them to the appropriate
session.  The Committee reserves the right to assign abstracts
submitted for sessions to the Poster Session should that method of
presentation be deemed more suitable.  Submitters will be notified
of the Program Committee's decision to accept or decline a
submission in February 2003.

Paper and Poster Sessions: To present a paper (not to exceed 15
minutes), or a poster presentation at the Congress, submit an
abstract that is typed, double-spaced, and not to exceed 250 words.
On a separate sheet, please provide: . your name . academic
affiliation for any co-authors . your mailing address (including
country and postal codes) . telephone, cell-phone, and Fax: numbers
(including country and city codes) . e-mail address

Colloquium Sessions: Colloquia submissions require a one page
statement which clearly outlines the theme of the colloquium.  List
the papers in the order they will be presented including any
discussants or respondents.  An abstract and complete contact
information is required for every presenter (see above).  The
colloquium materials should arrive as one package.

Individuals interested in organizing a colloquium may contact Amy
Brauer or Carol Mattusch at for more

Suggested Session Topics:

    Recording the Past
    New Discoveries and Developments
    Views of the Ancient World
    History of Archaeology
    Science in Archaeology
    Museums and Collecting
    Classical Archaeology and Museums
    Teaching Classical Archaeology
    Computers in Classical Archaeology
    Iconography and Religion
    Epigraphy and Numismatics
    Classical Architecture and City Planning

Submissions may be made by:

    a.  Electronic-submissions will be accepted at
        <URL:>. Click on "Events
        and Programs" and follow the AIAC 2003 links.

    b.  mail-hard copy submissions should be sent to

            AIAC 2003
            Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art and Numismatics
            Arthur M. Sackler Museum
            Harvard University Art Museums
            32 Quincy Street
            Cambridge MA  02138, USA

    c. Fax: Submissions may be faxed to 617-495-5506.  Faxed
        submissions must be followed by a hard copy.

Congress Registration: All presenters will be required to register
for the Congress and pay the full conference fee.  A reduced fee
will be available to students.  AIAC provides no remuneration for
travel or any other expenses.

For information about membership in the AIAC, please visit
<URL:>. All AIAC members will receive a reduced
registration fee.

Key Dates:

    Deadline for submitting abstracts:          November 1, 2002
    Notification of acceptance or rejection:    February, 2003
    Deadline for reduced registration fee:      June 1, 2003
    Deadline for hotel reservations:            June 22, 2003
    Deadline for paper                          January 1, 2004

Please check <URL:> for updated
information regarding the Congress.  Click on the Arthur M. Sackler
Museum link for the Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art and

Amy Brauer
Ancient and Byzantine Art and Numismatics
Arthur M. Sackler Museum
Harvard University Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA 02138  USA
Fax: 617-495-5506

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