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November 19, 1998
The Council for British Archaeology/British Universities Film and Video Council Working Party (CBA/BUFVC) will collectively celebrate its 21st anniversary this year with an award ceremony at the House of Lords, sponsored by Britain'sChannel 4 Television. Departing from standard procedures on this occasion, overall winners will be selected in each film category from among previous winning films. Productions released from 1996 to the present will be eligible for consideration. For additional information, contact Cathy Grant, 55 Greek St., London W1V 5LR England, (+44-171) 734-3687, fax (+44-171) 287-3914, email, web

November 19-22, 1998
The Inter-Congress Meeting of UISPP Commission for Data Management and Mathematical Methods in Archaeology will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, consult our web page, or contact George Cowgill,, or Keith Kintigh,, Department of Anthropology, P.O. Box 872402, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402.

January 5-10, 1999
The 1999 Society for Historical Archaeology conference on historical and underwater archaeology will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah. The theme is "Crossroads of the West: 19th-Century Transportation, Mining, and Commercial Development in the Intermountain West" (including emigrant trails, stagecoach routes, the Pony Express, the Transcontinental Railroad, telegraph lines, and highways). For further information, contact Don Southworth, program coordinator, or Michael R. Polk, conference chair, Sagebrush Consultants, 3670 Quincy Ave., Suite 203, Ogden, UT 84403, (801) 394-0013, fax (801) 394-0032, email

January 7-14, 1999
Second International Conference on The Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena ("INSAP II"), will be held in Malta. Scholars from various disciplines will meet to discuss the impacts of astronomical phenomena on mankind. Presentations will be grouped under four main topics: art, literature, myth and religion, and history and prehistory. The presentations will be published. For information, contact R. E. White, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, (520) 621-6528, email, web

January 10-14, 1999
World Archaeology Congress 4 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. The theme is "Global Archaeology at the Turn of the Millennium." For information, contact Carolyn Ackermann, WAC4 Congress Secretariat, P.O. Box 44503, Claremont, 7735, South Africa, +27 (21) 762-8600, fax +27 (21) 762-8606, email, web

February 24-27, 1999
The North Carolina Archaeological Council is sponsoring the Uwharries Lithics Research Conference, a three-day conference/workshop in Asheboro, North Carolina, for archaeologists interested in the prehistoric utilization of rhyolites and other lithic resources from the Uwharrie Mountains of the North Carolina Piedmont. The conference will include tours of quarry and lithic workshop sites (and visits to sites such as Morrow Mountain, Hardaway, and Town Creek), hands-on workshops with lithic samples, knapping demonstrations, and presentations by leading archaeologists and geologists on topics such as sourcing, typology, analytical strategies, and resource management. The conference will conclude with a forum discussion and commentary by nationally recognized lithic technologist George Odell. There will be a registration fee and space may be limited. Assistance for this conference is being provided by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office and the National Forests of North Carolina, among others. For further information, contact (preferably by email) Kenneth W. Robinson, Chair, North Carolina Archaeological Council, Director of Public Archaeology, Wake Forest University, (336) 758-5117,

March 12-13, 1999
The National Council for Preservation Education, in partnership with the National Park Service and Goucher College, will hold its second national forum, "Multiple Views; Multiple Meanings," at Goucher College, Towson, Maryland. For further information, contact Michael A. Tomlan, Project Director, National Council for Preservation Education, 210 W. Sibley Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, (607) 255-7261, fax (607) 255-1971, email

March 24-28, 1999
The 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology will be held in Chicago at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. For information, contact LuAnn Wandsnider, Program Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 126 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0368, (402) 472-8873, email

April 20-25, 1999
The Society for Applied Anthropology will convene the 58th Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, with the theme "Constructing Common Ground: Human and Environmental Imperatives." For additional information, contact the Offices of the Society, P.O. Box 24083, Oklahoma City, OK 73124, (405) 843-5113, fax (405) 843-8553, email For pre-registration forms, visit our webpage

April 28-May 1, 1999
The 1999 Canadian Archaeological Association Conference will be hosted by the Government of Yukon Heritage Branch. A web page with more details about the upcoming conference and other important information will be available by the end of October. The conference web page address will be posted on the Canadian Archaeological Association web page For additional information, contact Ruth Gotthardt, Program Coordinator, (867) 667-5983, (867) 667-5377, email

April 28-May 1, 1999
The 68th Annual Meeting for the American Association of Physical Anthropologists will be held at the Hyatt Regency Columbus in downtown Columbus, Ohio. For program information, contact Mark Teaford, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 725 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205, (410) 955-7034, email For local arrangements information, contact Douglas Crew, Department of Anthropology and School of Public Health, 113B Lord Hall, 124 W. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210-1316, (614) 292-1329/4149, email

October 4-8, 1999
XIII Congreso Nacional de Arqueología Argentina will be held at Cabildo Municipal, Córdoba, Argentina. For information, write Casilla de Correo 1082, Correo Central 5000, Córdoba, Argentina, fax (+ 54 51) 68-0689, email, web

November 7-11, 1999
The Departments of Conservation and Archaeological Research at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announce a multidisciplinary conference designed to convene conservators, archaeologists, and forensic anthropologists to discuss the unique problems faced when working with human remains. For additional information and/or to be placed on the mailing list, contact Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg Institute, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776, (800) 603-0948, (757) 220-7182, fax (757) 565-8630, email

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