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Iron Age Research Student Seminar – Bradford

November 18, 2009

The thirteenth annual IARSS meeting with be hosted by the Division of Archaeological Geographical and Environmental Sciences, University of Bradford on Thursday 3rd to Friday 4th June 2010.

The Iron Age Research Student Seminar (IARSS) is an informal conference for post-graduate students studying any aspect of Iron Age Archaeology in Britain, Europe or the wider world. It provides an opportunity for researchers to meet others studying this archaeological period, hear about the latest projects and discoveries, and discuss their own research.

Sessions will consist of 20 minute papers (15 with 5 for questions) delivered by those well into their research projects and 10 minutes papers for first year researchers who wish to give an introduction to their projects. Discussion sessions, chaired by leading experts in Iron Age archaeology, will be held at the end of each day, providing an opportunity for the development of themes and ideas raised in the papers. A drinks reception will be held on the evening of the 2nd June, to provide an opportunity for people to meet and mingle before the start of the conference. The conference dinner will be held at Omar Khan’s restaurant on the evening of the 3rd June, and will be followed by a conference quiz. An optional field trip to explore the archaeology of the Yorkshire Dales is also planned for Saturday 5th June.

Call for papers
Abstracts for presentations on any topic related to Iron Age research are invited. To aid in selection of papers they should contain some introductory information, a description of the aims of the research, the results obtained so far and a short interpretation. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words, and must be submitted to Fiona Tucker ( using the form below by 20 December 2009.

Abstract form
Registration information
Registration for this meeting is £10 for students and £15 for non-students, and is open to all with an interest in Iron Age research. This cost includes the drinks reception on the evening of the 2nd June, lunch on the 3rd and 4th June and tea and coffee breaks throughout the conference. The conference dinner on 3rd June will cost an additional £10 per person for those who wish to attend, and the optional field trip to the Yorkshire Dales on the 5th June will cost £5 per person. If you would like to attend this meeting, please complete the registration form below and send it, with a cheque for your registration fee, to IARSS 2010, Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP by 10 May 2010.

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