Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

European Association of Archaeologists (EAA)

  • Sylvie Květinová
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1911

Basic Information

The European Association of Archaeologists (EAA; http://www.e-a-a.org) is a membership-based, not-for-profit association which is open to all archaeologists and other related or interested individuals or bodies. It is fully democratic, and is governed by an Executive Board elected by full members of the Association. A Nomination Committee ensures that the Board is representative of the different regions of Europe and the different sectors of the profession. Its membership covers most European countries, but also includes residents of all other continents interested in European Archaeology.

The EAA was established in 1994 at an Inaugural Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where its Statutes were formally approved (Cleere 1995; http://www.e-a-a.org/statutes.htm). These stipulate that the EAA was created:
  • To promote the development of archaeological research and the exchange of archaeological information

  • To promote the management and interpretation of the European...

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Further Reading

  1. Renfrew, C. 1995. The identity of Europe in prehistoric archaeology. Journal of European Archaeology 2 (2): 153-73.Google Scholar
  2. Rowlands, M. 1995. Why do we need a European association of archaeologists? Journal of European Archaeology 2: 175-8.Google Scholar
  3. The European Archaeologist. 10th anniversary conference issue, 21A. Available at http://e-a-a.org/tea/archive.htm.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.c/o Institute of Archaeology, Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in PraguePragueCzech Republic