Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium, Oxford 23rd – 25th April 2015: Call for Papers

University of Oxford is delighted to announce the first Call for Papers
for the ninth Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium, EMASS 2015.
Please find the details attached.
EMASS 2015
23rd – 25th April 2015
The Ioannou Centre for Classics and Byzantine Studies
University of Oxford
is an interactive forum run for, and by, graduate research students.
Our focus is the archaeology of the Early Medieval period, roughly the
period between the 4th-12th centuries AD in Europe and further afield.
This period, often overlooked by traditional archaeological
periodisation, is a fascinating and exciting subject for research.
annual EMASS conference has become a major event at which new and
interdisciplinary research is presented in a constructive and
encouraging atmosphere. EMASS brings together graduate research
students, post-doctoral researchers, independent researchers, and
academics from the UK, Europe, and beyond to the benefit of study of the
Early Medieval period.
has always been an inclusive institution and we encourage papers from a
range of disciplines, community-led projects, museum based studies, and
commercial ventures.

Please note the deadline for abstract submissions is Friday 27th February 2015.

EMASS 2015 is calling for:

    • Individual Papers: 20 minutes long and followed by a 10 minute
    • Sessions: We welcome session proposals for 2 or 3 papers linked by a
      common theme.

    • Posters: A1 or A2 in size.

Symposium registration will open on Monday 2nd March and close on Wednesday 1st April; the
symposium fee is £
tbc. Details to follow.

For further information, email us at earlymedievalarchaeology@gmail.com or visit our Facebook Page for updates, including the link to our new website (currently under construction).
We look forward to welcoming you to EMASS 2015
The Organising Committee, EMASS 2015:

Abigail Tompkins, Andreas Duering, Sarah Mallet, and Victoria Sainsbury (St Cross College, University of Oxford).


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