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2017 Conferences

BAR Publishing attends many conferences throughout the year and our 2017 exhibition schedule is 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.

TAG Theoretical Archaeology Group, Cardiff University, UK
18–20 December 2017

A Millennium: Settlement, Landscape and Society, 500 BC to 500 AD, Rewley House, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford
1st - 2nd December 2017

Nautical Archaeology Society, Portsmouth, UK
18–19 November 2017

Scythians and early nomads from Siberia to the Black Sea, BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, UK
27–29 October 2017

The Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt, Germany
11–15 October 2017

The Bountiful Sea: Fish processing and consumption in Mediterranean antiquity, University of Oxford, UK
6–8 September 2017

European Association of Archaeologists, Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Centre, The Netherlands
30 August–3 September 2017

Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz, Göttingen University
14-16 July 2017

International Medieval Congress 2017, Leeds University, UK
3-6 July 2017

Europa 2017: The Bronze Age as Pre-Modern Globalisation (the Prehistoric Society) , University of Southampton, UK
23–24 June 2017

International Association for Research on Pottery on the Hellenistic Period conference, Kaštela Town Museum, Croatia
1–4 June 2017

Association for Environmental Archaeology Spring Conference, University, of Leicester, UK
29 April 2017

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, Newcastle University, UK
19–21 April 2017

UK Archaeological Sciences, UCL, UK
5–8 April 2017

82nd Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC, Canada
29 March–2 April 2017

27th Theoretical Roman Archaeology, Durham University, UK
28–31 March 2017

London Book Fair, UK
14–16 March, 2017

Current Archaeology Live 2017, Senate House, UK
24–25 February 2017


November publications

Posted 30.11.17


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 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 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 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 publications

Posted 30.5.17


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 publications

Posted 20.4.17


March publications

Posted 5.4.17


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