The 16th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA) will be held on 3-7 July 2017 in Poznan, Poland. It is organized by Institute of Archaeology of Adam Mickiewicz University. The conference brings together scientists from all over the world who are interested in Southeast Asia. It is a great opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences with those who share the same academic passion. Over 200 scholars have already confirmed their attendance. During the conference there will be almost 150 presentations covering wide range of topics associated with Southeast Asian modern archaeology.
The European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA) was established in 1986 as a parallel association of the already existing South Asian Archaeology Association. Every two years the EurASEAA organise international conference to attract specialists who are working in the field of Southeast archaeology. The first conference was held in London in 1986. Then it travelled across Europe, visiting France (Paris 1988, 1994 and 2015, Bougon 2006), Begium (Brussels 1990), Italy (Rome 1992, Sarteano 2000), the Netherlands (Leiden 1996 and 2008), Germany (Berlin 1998 and 2010), Sweden (Sigtuna 2002), United Kingdom (London 1986, 2004), Ireland (Dublin 2012), and finally Poland (Poznań, 2017). The main purpose of EurASEAA’s Conference is to inspire international cooperation within scholars interested in Southeast Asian. The presentations bring up variety of topics including not only archaeology but also ethnoarchaeology, art history, epigraphy, philology and many more. There is no fixed membership. Scholars and students from all countries join the EurASEAA for the duration of the conference on registering.