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Biomarker of the Anthropocene – the results are in!

As part of Science Week 2018, the Association for Environmental Archaeology asked what is the best Biomarker of the Anthropocene? The winner of the popular vote was wheat, followed closely by the broiler chicken. Dung fungi came third and dung beetles in more »

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AEA Pests of Society: Outline Programme

The outline programme for the upcoming AAE spring conference Pests of Society, to be held at the University of Birmingham on 21st April 2018, has just been released. You can find out more about the conference on our events pages more »

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What is the best Biomarker of the Anthropocene? Vote now!

As part of Science Week 2018, the Association for Environmental Archaeology is asking you to choose your favourite Biomarker of the Anthropocene. In two-minute mini-podcasts, leading environmental archaeologists present the case for their favourite Anthropocene biomarker. See if you agree with more »

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Booking now open for Pest of Society conference

Booking is now open for this year’s AEA Spring Conference at the University of Birmingham, 21st-22nd April 2018. For more about the conference and to book head over to the Events section.

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STUDENT REVIEW of ‘Grand Challenges in Environmental Archaeology’ – Youri van den Hurk

Another review of the recent AEA conference ‘Grand Challenges in Environmental Archaeology’ hosted by Edinburgh is here! Keep reading to see what  PhD candidate Youri van den Hurk thought of it all! My name is Youri van den Hurk and I more »

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John Evans Prize 2016 Winners Announced

This year’s winners of the John Evans Prize were announced at our annual conference in Rome on 30th September. The winner of the post-graduate prize was Samantha Louise Presslee, from the University of York, for her dissertation ‘Using ancient proteomics more »

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Nominations are open for a 3-year membership prize for a local/community archaeological society

We are delighted to be able to offer a free membership, with hard copy journals, to be awarded to a community/local archaeology society for a period of three years. We will be administering this award as a prize, with nominations more »

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2015 AEA conference fund

We are delighted to announce the availability of the AEA Conference Fund to members of the AEA (of at least six months standing) to assist attendance at the York conference (6-8 November 2015). Priority will be given to those with more »

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John Evans prize 2015

John Evans (1941-2005) was an inspirational environmental archaeologist, responsible for advancing the discipline and fostering many of today’s top researchers in the field.  To honour the memory of John and his achievements within environmental archaeology, the Association for Environmental Archaeology more »

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Reminder Annual Conference, 2015 call for papers

The 36th Annual Association for Environmental Archaeology Conference, 2015 will take place in York, UK. This special conference will be a celebration of the career and research of Terry O’Connor. Terry who retired earlier in 2015, has been an influential figure in more »

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