The Archaeology division at the School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand has organised the First African Conference on Experimental Archaeology (ACE), in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference, to be held at the Wits Club, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg aims to encourage the exchange and sharing of new work in scientific experiments and closely related activities focussing on African and Africanist research. The conference will consist of two days of presentations and posters and one day of workshops and demonstrations.
This first African Conference on Experimental Archaeology organised by a local organising committee at the University of the Witwatersrand and the international organisation of Archaeological Open-Air Museums and Experimental Archaeology (EXARC) is supported by Department of Science & Technology, National Research Foundation (NRF), The Palaeontological Scientific Trust (PAST), The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The aim of the conference is to showcase experiments and closely related activities in African contexts and to provide a networking opportunity for researchers to take African archaeology to new places within and outside Africa.
For more information visit https://exarc.net/meetings/ACE2018