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Ulla Rajala

The CAA 2017 Atlanta bursaries available

Apply for the bursaries for the CAA Atlanta 2017 by January 20! The bursaries are meant for students, early career researchers and low income professionals. The maximum bursary is likely to be in the region of €420. More information and the instructions how to apply at http://caa-international.

Live tweeting

The CAA International will be live tweeting from the Theoretical Archaeology Conference at Southampton from the digiTAG2 session on Tuesday. Check @CAA_Int in Twitter.

Update on the CAA2016 Proceedings

Thanks to the many supportive reviewers, a good part of the reviewing process has been done on schedule. We are now receiving revised versions of submitted papers. However, we are still waiting for the last reviews of some papers. We are on standby and contacting waiting authors as soon as we get the final reviews. Due to this delay, they will be given individual deadlines – three weeks – to submit a revised version.

A message from the CAA Chair

Dear CAA member, My term as CAA Chair comes to an end in Atlanta, 2017, after what has been an exciting and rewarding seven years. During that time, together with the CAA Officers and with the support and input of the CAA membership, we have turned CAA into a vibrant and growing community that encompasses cutting edge research within a friendly, supportive environment.

DigiTAG II is coming! CFP now on

The partnership between the Theoretical Archaeology Group and CAA International resulted in DigiTAG at CAA Oslo earlier this year. Now DigiTAG II will take place at TAG (UK) in Southampton between December 19 and 21. The Call For Papers is now on. You find more information in Sara Perry’s blog. Any enquiries and the abstract proposals of maximum 250 to James Taylor ( by November 15.

The Atlanta CAA 2017 CFP is now on!

The call for papers and posters for the CAA 2017 conference at Atlanta has opened and you will have until Friday October 28 to send your abstract, max. 250 words. See the CFP page for instructions and a link. You can see the accepted sessions online here and choose one that fits you.

Call for the CAA Atlanta 2017 workshops

CAA Atlanta 2017 is looking for workshop organisers! If you are interested in running a workshop on the Monday before the conference starts, i.e. on March 13th, please email by October 14, 2016. In your email, please, provide a title of the workshop, a short abstract of 250 word or less about its contents and what attendees will learn by attending. Please, also include a list of any equipment you might need. Further information at http://caaconference.

CAA goes WAC-8!

The CAA sessions are: T07A “Educating the Masses” – Tuesday, August 30, at 9:00 to 11:00 at Room 15. T10E “Doing Digital Archaeology on A Budget” – Thursday, September 1, at 9:00 to 11:00 and 14:20 to 16:20 at Room 21. The poster core time is on Tuesday, August 30, at 11:00 to 12:20. You can follow Facebook page “wac8 kyoto” and Twitter account @wac8web, as well as @wacsc.

Reminder: Atlanta session submission

Please, note that the submission of session proposals for the 2017 CAA conference in Atlanta closes 26 August 2016. Use the conference submission portal to submit you proposal. More information on the call for session at the conference web page.

CAA International goes to WAC-8 in Kyoto, Japan

In about month’s time the CAA International organises two WAC-8 sessions, T10-E ‘Doing Digital Archaeology on a Budget’ and T07-A ‘Educating the Masses’, in Kyoto, Japan. More details will follow nearer the conference, relating to the Twitter and Facebook newfeeds from the venue. More details of the conference from its website at http://wac8.

CAA conference videos

All recordings from the Oslo CAA conference in 2016 and the keynote presentations from CAA 2015 in Siena together other material filmed by Doug Rocks-Macqueen are or will be online and viewed via his YouTube channel. You find there other videos as well, from archaeological conferences such as TAG and CAAUK. Doug posts edited videos when they are ready, so the build-up of the Oslo files is an ongoing process. Check and watch the talks you are interested in: