Call for WAC-10 2024 Bids

Dear WAC Members, I, on behalf of the Council, herewith call for expressions of interest in holding the Tenth World Archaeological Congress in the year 2024. This extraordinary call is made because of the decision unanimously taken by the WAC Council in its urgent extraordinary meeting that took place on Monday 13 December (Japan Standard […]

WAC 9 Postponed

Dear Colleagues and Friends, As you are all aware, the current Coronavirus Pandemic has resulted in strict governmental restrictions to host large gatherings in Prague, and in many other countries. In addition, there are now many global travel restrictions and border closing, as well as movement restrictions within cities and towns. If the current situation […]

Subaltern Narratives: Voices from Peruvian Archaeology

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am pleased to announce that WAC will support the following symposium as an official WAC-sponsored event. Symposium Title: “Subaltern Narratives: Voices from Peruvian Archaeology” ( Place and Date:  The French Institute of Andean Studies. Lima, Peru August 31st and September 1st, 2017 Organizers Henry Tantaleán, PhD. (The French Institute of Andean […]

ERIH listing for Archaeologies

WAC’s Journal, Archaeology has been indexed in The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) ERIH PLUS was created and developed by European researchers under the coordination of the Standing Committee for the Humanities (SCH) of the European Science Foundation (ESF).  The SCH launched the European Reference Index for the […]

WAC-8 resolutions

The Eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8) was held between 28 August and 2 September 2016 in Kyoto, with more than 1,600 colleagues coming from 83 countries. The functions of a World Archaeological Congress international conference include various decision-makings as a world archaeological organisation as well as the facilitation of academic communications for the furtherance of […]

WAC Indigenous Plenary

The last of the filmed plenaries at WAC-8, the Indigenous Plenary was a discussion of archaeology, history, and heritage by members of local communities from Hawaii to Pakistan to Japan and more. Please enjoy the videos: Koji Mizoguchi Tadashi Kato Paul Tapsell Sayed Gul Kalash Aulii Mitchell Dorothy Lippert

WAC at 30

At the eighth World Archaeological Congress Conference in Kyoto a plenary was run to examine WAC thirty years after its creation. The talks by the distinguished speakers from other archaeological organisations and societies were recorded are now available for viewing: Koji Mizoguchi   Mónica Berón Jean Bourgeois Diane Gifford Gonzalez Catherine Frieman Glenn Summerhayes Ndukuyakhe […]