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Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference

CASA2 – Coming Together

14-16 September 2018, McDonald Institute, Cambridge




The Department of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge is pleased to host the second Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference. This year’s conference theme, “Coming Together”, invites undergraduate and postgraduate students alike to share their research and innovative views on the past, in order to encourage an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to the study of archaeology, history and cultural heritage.



About the Conference 

A conference organised for students, by students.

The Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology (CASA) Conference is a unique platform designed for archaeology students of all levels to share and discuss their research. CASA aims to provide an accessible, relaxed, and engaging environment for students to introduce their work and receive constructive feedback, allowing them to refine vital presentation and communication skills before entering the world of professional academia.

Students are invited to submit a paper on their research, to be presented at one of five themed sessions running at this year’s conference. Prizes will be awarded to the best presentation from a student at each level (Undergraduate, Masters and PhD). Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend a range of extracurricular activities arranged around the conference, promoting an archaeological event which is inclusive, reflective, and above all, fun.

CASA builds on the success of the Annual Student Archaeology (ASA) conference series, which ran from 2013-2016 at various locations across the UK, including the universities of York, Reading and Edinburgh []. By giving a voice to the next generation of archaeologists, regardless of age or experience, CASA hopes to promote greater integration between different academic audiences, enabling the field of archaeology to be more comprehensively explored and ultimately, understood.



The CASA conference series could not run without the generous donations of our sponsors. Those who have supported CASA this year are as follows:


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