Details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference confirmed

We are pleased to announce that the details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference have been confirmed. Information will be published here as it becomes available, and on this year’s hosts UCD’s conference website.


In 2015 the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland for the first time. This event will be co-hosted by UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park at Ferrycarraig, Co. Wexford from Friday 16th through to Sunday the 18th of January.

The first two days of the conference will be held at UCD’s Clinton Auditorium and the UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Ancient Technologies at University College Dublin. Here, oral papers, posters presentations and demonstrations/live experiments will take place from 16th-17th of January. On the final day of the conference there will be a field-trip to the Irish National Heritage Park where a range of experiments will be displayed and Ireland’s most visited prehistoric and historic reconstructions will be explored.


The provisional programme for the conference is now available on this website, and can be downloaded as a PDF here.


Registration is now open online at the UCD School of Archaeology pages.

Full Registration – €45
Early Bird Registration (Until 1st December) – €40
Individual EXARC Members – €40
Full Registration for Students/Unwaged – €25

One Day Registration (turn up on day) – €30

In addition, the field-trip to the Irish National Heritage Park (Sunday) is:  €15

Registration fee includes attendance at the full conference programme, booklet, tea/coffee and lunches in UCD on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th, a drinks reception on Friday 16th and lunch at Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig on Sunday 18th.


The UCD part of the conference will take place in the William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium situated on University College Dublin Belfield Campus, in Dublin city. The Campus maps can be found here and the Clinton Auditorium is marked as Building 35 on this campus buildings map.

To keep the administrative costs of this conference to a minimum there is no formal organization of accommodation. However, Dublin is a European capital with a huge range of options from cheap to luxurious, and we have provided some details of nearby accommodation available here. In addition we have also compiled some information on traveling to and around Dublin here.

4 Responses to “Details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference confirmed”
  1. historyseamstress says:

    What time does the conference start at the 16th?

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