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  • We are pleased to announce that the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference will be held at University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park on the 16th to the 18th January 2015.

    Further information will appear here as it becomes available. We anticipate tht abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted over the summer. In the mean time, check out the program and read abstracts from last year's conference here.

    Keep up to date with conference news and announcements via our open twitter feed

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Dates for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference 2015 confirmed

We are very pleased to announce that the dates of the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference have been confirmed! The conference will be held on Friday 16th through to Sunday the 18th of January, 2015 at both University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford. We are very excited by the chance to take … Continue reading

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Dublin confirmed as hosts for 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference

Next year’s conference will be hosted by University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park, Ireland on the 16th to 18th of January 2015. We are very excited by the chance to take the conference slightly further afield, and hope that the excellent facilities and thriving experimental community in Ireland will make this a … Continue reading

Update on floods and weather predictions for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

Friday 10:00 Update As those attendees who are resident in the UK will know, areas of the UK are currently experiencing heavy rain, winds and occasional storms. As a result of the rain some areas of Oxford and the surrounding county of Oxfordshire have been subject to, or may become subject to, flooding. At the … Continue reading

Schedule for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

The running schedule for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference has been confirmed. All of the locations can be found on our custom googlemap, at the bottom of this page. A PDF copy of the programme including all abstracts can be downloaded here. Thursday 9th January 18:00  For all those arriving on the Thursday evening please … Continue reading

Workshops at the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

We are very pleased to announce details of the workshops which will be running on the Friday and Saturday afternoons. Friday Afternoon, 2-4pm Metin Eren – Knapping Q&A During this Q&A workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn all the secrets of knapping. James Russel – Display of Neolithic tools and measuring equipment In … Continue reading

Activities at the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

We are pleased to announce a number of activities for conference attendees. As the Conference is based in the historic university city of Oxford this year, our hosts at Merton College and the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art are offering attendees the chance to: On Saturday visit the Ashmolean Museum of … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster abstract – Day

Shaping Shale: experimental production of prehistoric beads and armlets Alice Rose Day University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus, Ceredigion SA48 7ED, UK Shale is a rock found throughout Britain, and a variety of functional and ornamental artefacts have been discovered at a great many prehistoric and Romano-British archaeological sites. Denford (2000) has studies … Continue reading

Accomodation in Oxford for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

The 8th Experimental Archaeology UK Conference is being jointly held between Merton College, University of Oxford, and the Research Laboratory. Registration is now closed. The final schedule can be found here. Accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee. Below are a small number of suggestions for those attending the conference. Budget Youth Hostel … Continue reading

Travelling to the 8th Experimental Archaeology UK Conference

Anyone concerned with how reports of flooding will affect their journey, please see our update here. Please rest assured that at this time (Wednesday 17:00) we do not believe that the conference will be disrupted by any floods. The 8th Experimental Archaeology UK Conference is being jointly held between Merton College, University of Oxford, and … Continue reading

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Registration for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference is now closed

Registration for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference is now closed. The conference will be held on the 10th and 11th of January at the Research Laboratory and Merton College, University of Oxford. The programme for both oral papers and poster presentations is now available, along with a full schedule for the weekend including all the … Continue reading

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