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Participants are invited to submit abstracts for sessions and poster presentations under the following themes:

Investigating the Chronology of Sites in Arid Zones

(Mailys Richard & Michael Toffolo)


A uniform forager rock art tradition in Southern Africa? Questioning similarities and differences through time and space

(Léa Jobard ; David Witelson)


Maritime Cultural Heritage research and sustainability in Africa: Towards transformative engagement

(Cezar Mahumane, Celso Simbine & Jonathan Sharfman)


Archaeology of the Maloti-Drakensberg foothills

(Iris Guillemard & David Pearce)


Cultural Heritage Management in Lesotho - The Polihali Dam Cultural Heritage Management Project

(Wouter Fourie)


Out in the open: Ongoing research at Pleistocene open-air sites in southern Africa

(Inèz Faul, Maryke Horn & Rene Sielemann)


Using the Future to Know the Past: Conversations on Technology in Heritage

(Jake Harding & Dr. Rachel King)


Heritage Resource Management

(Stephanie Barnardt)


The evolution of Heritage Resources Management in SADC

(Natasha Higgitt)


Awakening dead collections

(Tessa Campbell, Dr. Rachel King & Keneiloe Molopyane)


A multidisciplinary view on the process of regionalisation during Marine Isotope Stage 5 in southern Africa 

(Viola Schmid, Aurore Val & Sarah Wurz)


Research trends in southern African Farmer Archaeology

(Dr Kathryn Croll & Dr Bongumenzi Nxumalo)


Hunter-gatherer archaeology [still] matters: a session in honour of Peter Mitchell

(Brian Stewart, Charles Arthur, Sam Challis, Genevieve Dewar & Patrick Roberts)


Zulu Kingdom Archaeology Project

(Kent Fowler)

Thinking as Africans in African Heritage Management.

(Dr Catherine Namono & Motsane Getrude Seabela)

If your paper does not align to the themes of the above mentioned topics, please feel free to submit it anyway!

We will consider papers submitted outside of these themes under general sessions. 

You can find a brief description of proposed the sessions at the button below:

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