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iow-aRCH 2024

Indian Ocean World Archaeology Conference

12th-13th December 2024,

University of York

Following on from the very successful IOW-Arch conferences held in 2020 and 2022, the next IOW-Arch is planned for Thursday 12th and Friday 13th December 2024. This is being held at the Department of Archaeology, University of York, who are generously providing financial support.


Papers are welcome on all aspects of the archaeology, material culture and heritage of the Indian Ocean (defined as from East Africa to Japan, including Australasia) from the first millennium BC to the contemporary era, and may include reports on research in progress. Presentations should be in English and must not exceed 15 minutes, with a further 5 minutes allowed for questions.

The IOW-Arch 2022 conference will begin on Thursday 12th December, with an introduction, keynote presentations and a reception. The conference will resume on Friday 13th with presentations followed by closing remarks and discussion. There will then be a conference dinner (at participants' own expense).


Registration. Details on registration and abstract submission will follow soon.

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