School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Call For Papers 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is welcoming you to this three-day key event in conflict, battlefield and military archaeology. The conference brings together students, professionals, practitioners and academics at different career stages to present papers and posters to discuss and debate their research in this increasingly important discipline.

We invite submissions of papers or posters on all aspects of conflict archaeology from all periods. Papers should be presented in English and be of 15 minutes duration, with a further 5 minutes for discussion and questions. Posters should be in A1 format.

Suggested themes include but are not limited to:

  • Prehistoric conflict
  • The bioarchaeology of conflict
  •  Advances in methods and theoretical frameworks
  •  Women and conflict
  • Experimental approaches
  • Landscapes of conflict
  • Repression, imprisonment and resistance
  • Maritime conflict
  • Battlefield tourism and ’negative’ heritage
  • Public archaeology and outreach activities
  • Memorialisation and remembrance
  • Visualisation of conflict

Please send abstracts (max. 200 words), to foc2020@ed.ac.uk. Abstracts should be submitted by Wednesday 15th January 2020 at the latest. Successful proposals will be notified before the end of February 2020. We also ask authors to submit a short biographical profile (max. 50 words) with their proposed paper or poster.

Organisers

Linda FibigerXavier Rubio-CampilloManuel Fernandez-Götz

Call For Papers 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference

Submissions are invited for papers or posters on all aspects of conflict archaeology from all periods for the 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference to be held in Edinburgh in September 2020.