Dear Colleagues,

Thank you very much for your participation and contribution towards success of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Euro­pean Association of Archaeologists. It was a sincere pleasure for us to welcome you in Pilsen, Czech Republic for the biggest EAA Annual Meeting ever. We hope your time with us was enjoyable and you had a pleasant experience as a guest in Pilsen.

Your many nice words and e-mails sent after the EAA Annual Meeting warmed our hearts. While we made every effort to prepare this year’s Annual Meeting, its success was based upon your active participation and contribution — and we thank you sincerely.

We can offer you a very brief summary of the EAA Annual Meeting 2013 in numbers:

  • 1397 – total number of registered participants
  • 48 – number of countries represented
  • Three most represented countries: United Kingdom (179), Czech Republic (148) and Germany (135)
  • Besides European Countries were also represented: Australia, Canada, India, Iran, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
  • There were 977 papers and 196 posters presented within 91 sessions and 26 exhibitors.
  • You have been supported by 39 student helpers from Albania, Czech Republic (Hradec Kralove, Pilsen and Prague), India, Serbia and Slovakia.

With best regards from Pilsen

Yours Sincerely

19th EAA Annual Meeting organisers




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19th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists 2013 Pilsen

The 19th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists will be held in Pilsen (Plzeň), Czech Republic, 4–8 September 2013.

The Meeting is organized by the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and GUARANT International.

The Meeting is supported by the City of Pilsen, Governor of Pilsen region, Institute of Archaeology – Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, V.V.I., Museum of West Bohemia in Pilsen, National Heritage Institute, Pilsen 2015 European Capital of Culture.

The Annual Meeting venue is the Campus of University of West Bohemia at Pilsen-Bory (Univerzitní 26, Pilsen). The campus is conveniently located near to the main accommodation facility Parkhotel and easy to access by the public transport from the city centre.

Pilsen is served by the Václav Havel International Airport Prague-Ruzyně with frequent flight connections to most cities in Europe and beyond. There will be a shuttle service organized during the main time of arrivals and departures.


PILSEN – the MUST GO place for all European archaeologists in 2013!

The Meeting is going to offer the scientific programme reflecting the current issues of European archaeology and beyond, as well as, opportunity to discover the archaeological monuments of West Bohemia and enjoy exciting social programme including the Annual party in the world famous Pilsner Urquell Brewery.



The 19th Annual Meeting of the European As­so­cia­tion of Archaeologists 2013 will be held under the auspices of the Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Alena Hanáková
The 19th Annual Meeting of the European As­so­cia­tion of Archaeologists 2013 will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic