Hold the date

We are happy to announce the AEA Spring conference will take place in Nottingham on 28th March 2015. We will also be sponsoring a session at the Theoretical Roman Archaeology conference in Leicester 27th-29th of March.

Conference on the Environmental Archaeology of European Cities

Save the date: 27th-29th May 2015 In the last decades there has been a significant increase in the use of environmental studies within urban archaeological contexts. The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels will be hosting a major 3 day conference on the subject in May 2015. Call for papers to be released in September. Further details

John Evans Prize 2014

We are now inviting entrances for the John Evans Dissertation Prize 2014. Prizes of £75 will be awarded to the best undergraduate and Masters dissertation, which may be on any aspect of environmental archaeology worldwide.We invite each Department of Archaeology (or other relevant department) to submit the dissertation of their best candidate by 31st July 2014. Further details


The AEA promotes the advancement of the study of human interaction with the environment in the past through archaeology and related disciplines.

We hold annual conferences and other meetings, produce a quarterly newsletter for members, and publish our conference monographs, as well as our journal - Environmental Archaeology: The journal of human palaeoecology.

AEA membership is open to all those actively involved or interested in any aspect of environmental archaeology.

AEA Autumn conference

The Big Picture: Archaeology, Society and Environment Conference 2014. 7th-9th November 2014

Conference Programme

Conference fund application form

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