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2018 Conferences

BAR Publishing attends many conferences throughout the year and the conferences that we are attending in 2018 are shown below. If you are attending these conferences please do stop by our stand to talk to us about our activities and to browse through the BAR titles on display. You might like to take advantage of the special conference discount and also pick up information on our forthcoming titles.

The Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium- MAGS, Ioannou Centre, University of Oxford, UK
3-4 February 2018

Current Archaeology Live 2018, Senate House, UK
23-24 February 2018

London and Middlesex Archaeological Society - LAMAS, The Western Theatre, Museum of London, UK
10 March 2018

GAO - Graduate Archaeology at Oxford (GAO) Annual International Conference, Ioannou Centre, University of Oxford, UK
12-13 March 2018

46th Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA), University of Tübingen, Germany
19 - 23 March 2018

11th ICAANE (International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East), Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), LMU Munich, Germany
3-7 April 2018

London Book Fair, Olympia, London, UK
10-12 April 2018

TRAC - Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (Joint Roman Archaeology Conference and Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference), Edinburgh University, UK
12–14 April 2018

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists - CIFA, Brighton Racecourse, UK
25 - 27 April 2018

19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology (AIAC), University of Bonn, Germany, UK
23–26 May 2018

Art, Materiality and Representation, British Museum/SOAS, UK
1-3 June 2018

UISPP XVIII World Congress (Union Internationale des sciences prehistoriques et protohistoriques), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France
4-9 June 2018

International Medieval Congress 2018, University of Leeds, UK
2-5 July 2018

19th International Rock Art Congress (IFRAO: International Federation of Rock Art Organizations) 2018 'Standing on the shoulders of giants / Sulle spalle dei giganti', Valcamonica Darfo-Boario Terme (BS), Italy
29 August - 2 September 2018

EAA - European Association of Archaeologists 2018, Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain
5-9 September 2018

Council for British Archaeology South-East - Structured Deposits: definitions, developments and debates’, Chertsey Hall, Chertsey, Surrey
10th November 2018


BAR is also delighted to sponsor the conferences below:

Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium - EMASS , University of Glasgow and the Glasgow School of Art, UK
19-21 April 2018

Postgraduate ZooArchaeology Forum - PZAF, Palermo, Italy
27-29 June 2018

13th International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ), Ankara, Turkey
2-7 September 2018



April 2018 publications

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Presentation of S2884 at the 17th International Aegean Conference

Congratulations to volume editors, Giorgia Baldacci and Ilaria Caloi, for a wonderful presentation of their book BAR S2884, Rhadamanthys: Studi di archeologia minoica in onore di Filippo Carinci per il suo 70° compleanno/Studies in Minoan archaeology in honour of Filippo Carinci on the occasion of his 70th birthday, on Friday 20th April 2018 during the 17th International Aegean Conference, at the University of Venice in Italy.

Giorgia Baldacci is reading a message on behalf of the volume editorsGiorgia Baldacci is pictured here reading a message on behalf of the volume editors








Posted 24.04.18


Frank Hole and Yukiko Tonoike, BAR S2827 11th ICAANE (International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East)

We had a wonderful time this week exhibiting at the 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East at LMU Munich. We were delighted to see many BAR authors and Frank Hole and Yukiko Tonoike are shown here with their book, BAR S2827 Homesteads on the Khabur: Tell Ziyadeh and Other Settlements.







Posted 10.04.18


March 2018 publications

Posted 30.03.2018



Interview on BBC Radio Orkney with BAR author, Rebecca Crozier

B635Rebecca Crozier has given an interview with BBC Radio Orkney about her new book in the BAR British Series A Taphonomic Approach to the Re-analysis of the Human Remains from the Neolithic Chamber Tomb of Quanterness, Orkney and the significant finds that have been discovered.

Click here to read the news story on the BBC news website.

Click here to hear the interview on BBC Radio Orkney (at 24'01").






Posted 27.03.18


46th Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology conference

We have had a busy few weeks exhibiting at the CAL, LAMAS and GAO conferences and we are looking forward to exhibiting at the 46th Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology conference next week at the University of Tübingen where titles in the CAA series will be on display as well as other computing and quantitative method titles. If you are attending, please do stop by our stand to browse through our titles where 40% discount will be on offer.

Posted 15.03.18


February 2018 publications

Posted 28.02.2018



S2868_Instituto Alicantino de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert on 6th Feb 2018Presentation at the Instituto Alicantino de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert

We send our congratulations to, Juan Antonio Mira Rico, for a wonderful presentation of Management Analysis of Municipal Castles in the Province of Alicante (Spain) at the Instituto Alicantino de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert on the 6th February 2018.

Along with Juan Antonio Mira Rico, the speakers at the presentation were Dr. Joan Borja i Sanz (Director of the Instituto Alicantino de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert Publications and Research Department) and Dr. Rafael Azuar Ruiz (pictured here).







Posted 09.02.18


January 2018 publications

Posted 31.01.18



The Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium- MAGS

We are delighted to be exhibiting at Ioannou Centre, University of Oxford on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at the Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium. If you are attending please do stop by our stand in the atrium of the centre.


Posted 24.01.18


December 2017 publications

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November 2017 publications

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Nautical Archaeology Society

NAS 2017We were exhibiting at the Nautical Archaeology Society conference this weekend at the University of Portsmouth where the titles in the Nautical Archaeology Society Monograph Series were on display as well as many other maritime and underwater archaeology titles. Thank you to the organisers for such an interesting conference.





Posted 21.11.17


A Millennium: Settlement, Landscape and Society, 500 BC to 500 AD

We are exhibiting at Rewley House, at the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford on Saturday 2nd December 2017 where the course ‘A Millennium: Settlement, Landscape and Society, 500 BC to 500 AD’ is taking place.

Oxford University through its Department for Continuing Education offers frequent opportunities for learning and training in Archaeology, please click here for further details.


Posted 10.11.17


Nautical Archaeology Society

If you are attending the Nautical Archaeology Society conference in Portsmouth on the 18–19 November 2017 do stop by our stand to browse through our titles and take advantage of our 40% conference discount.


Posted 09.11.17


October 2017 publications

Posted 30.10.17


The British MuseumScythians and early nomads from Siberia to the Black Sea

We are exhibiting at the Scythians and early nomads from Siberia to the Black Sea conference today until the 29th October at the British Museum.










Posted 27.10.17


Frankfurt Book Fair

Frankfurt Book Fair Our director, Birgit Thaller is busy at the Frankfurt Book Fair this week meeting many of our international agents and booksellers at our stand G72 in Hall 4.2.














Posted 12.10.17


3rd International Conference on the Solutrean 2017

We are proud to support the 3rd International Conference on the Solutrean 2017 that is taking place this week at the Universidade do Algarve in Portugal. A selection of BARs are on display such as Solutrean Points of the Iberian Peninsula: Tool making and using behaviour of hunter-gatherers during the Last Glacial Maximum by Isabell Schmidt and a special 25% BAR conference discount is available for all of the delegates.

Posted 12.10.17


September 2017 publications

Posted 9.10.17


The Bountiful Sea: Fish processing and consumption in Mediterranean antiquity conference

We very much enjoyed attending The Bountiful Sea conference at the Taylor Institution in Oxford on the 6-8 September 2017.

Posted 11.9.17


August 2017 publications

Posted 6.9.17


European Association of Archaeologists Conference

We recently attended the European Association of Archaeologists conference in Maastricht on the 30 August–3 September 2017 where we exhibited our titles and met many of the delegates. Many congratulations to the winners of the BAR Publishing prize draw: Zsófia Rácz (1st prize, winning a BAR Publishing book voucher), Eloísa Ferratges Kwekel (2nd prize winner), Else Meyerink, (3rd prize winner). We hope that you enjoyed your prizes.

EAA Prize draw








Posted 4.9.17


Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz

In July we also travelled to Göttingen University to exhibit at the Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz. The lucky winners of the BAR Publishing prize draw were Ursula Selzer (1st prize winner), Carolin Dingeldein (2nd prize winner) and Gerhard Kuhnel (3rd prize winner).

BAR stand at the Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz

Prize winners













Posted 17.7.17


International Medieval Congress 2017

Thank you to everyone who visited our stand at the amazing International Medieval Congress in Leeds. We had a busy 4 days and it was wonderful to meet so many delegates.










Posted 8.7.17


International Association for Research on Pottery on the Hellenistic Period conference

We had a great time exhibiting at the International Association for Research on Pottery on the Hellenistic Period conference in the beautiful town of Kaštela in Croatia.

Thank you very much to the conference organisers for your wonderful hospitality.







Posted 5.6.17


May 2017 publications

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A presentation of BAR S2847

Many congratulations to Fernando Rodriguez Del Cueto who recently held a presentation about his new book, BAR S2847, Arquitectura, urbanismo y espacios domésticos en “El Castro”, Pendia (Asturias, España). Siglos IV a. C.–II d. C. at the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Campus del Milán on the 3rd May 2017.










Posted 14.5.17


April 2017 publications

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March 2017 publications

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27th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference

We were delighted to attend the 27th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference at the University of Durham.

BAR authorPrize draw winner








BAR author Sergio González Sánchez and Birgit with the winner of the BAR prize draw, Dr Matthew Mandich.






Posted 3.4.17


82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA)

We had a busy few days at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Vancouver.

Posted 31.3.17


London Book Fair

London Book Fair photo London Book Fair photo

Birgit had a very busy few days at London Book Fair, which is always a great event in the publishing calendar.








Posted 17.3.17


February publications

Posted 5.3.17


Current Archaeology Live conference

Current Archaeology LiveMarking 50 years since the inception of Current Archaeology magazine, the 2017 conference was as busy as ever with two days of talks from a range of archaeological experts on the latest finds and ground-breaking research. The keynote speech was delivered by BAR author Mike Parker Pearson.



Posted 22.2.17


A successful book launch in Malta

Malta and Water (AD 900 to 1900) Malta and Water launch We were delighted to hear from Keith Buhagiar that the book launch for Malta and Water was a great success, with an audience of over 100 and great interest shown in the book.






Posted 20.2.17


January publications

Posted 4.2.17