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June 7­13, 1999
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) 27th Annual Meeting will focus on two topics: "The Costs of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage: Can We Afford It?" and "Used or Misused: The Responsible Preservation of Functional Cultural Objects Still In Use." Sessions will be conducted by AIC specialty groups. Other meeting offerings include workshops and poster sessions, an exhibit hall featuring conservation suppliers, and tours and workshops held at museums and sites throughout the St. Louis metro area. For program and registration materials for the presession and/or annual meeting, contact AIC, 1717 K Street, NW, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20006, tel: (202) 452-9545, fax: (202) 452-9328.

June 8, 1999
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is pleased to announce it will conduct a one-day presession, "From Here to Eternity: Collaborative Case Studies in American Archaeology and Conservation," sponsored by the Research and Technical Studies Specialty Group of the AIC. The session will be held during the AIC 27th Annual Meeting at the Adams Mark Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The all-day session will focus on effective approaches in building the relationship between archaeologists and conservation professionals. The session costs will be $90 for AIC members and $150 for nonmembers. For program and registration materials for the presession and/or annual meeting, contact AIC, 1717 K Street, NW, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20006, tel: (202) 452-9545, fax: (202) 452-9328.

June 28­July 4, 1999
Tercera Mesa Redonda de Palenque
will be held in Palenque, Mexico. The registration fee for attendance is $150 U.S. (1500 pesos). Hotel and program infor-mation are available from Vera Tiesler Blos, Cordoba 45, 10 piso, Col. Roma, C.P. 06700, Mexico City, Mexico, tel: (525) 514-29-81, 514-15-60, fax: (525) 525-30-89, email:, www:, or Valerie Greene (PARI), 50 Camino Lenada Orinda, CA, 94563, fax: (925) 254-8109, email:

July 2­4, 1999
Engendering Material Culture Conference, Fifth Women in Archaeology Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia. This international interdisciplinary conference aims to examine material culture, in all its various guises, and its links to notions of gender and gender relations in the past and present. This conference will build upon the body of work developed by the Women in Archaeology conferences and intends to provide a networking opportunity for scholars from a variety of disciplines involved in gender and material culture studies. For information, contact Laurajane Smith, Aboriginal Research and Resource Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia, fax: + 61 2 93851062, email:

July 7­11, 1999
El XX Coloquio sobre Arqueología de la Costa Sur Peruana se reunirá en el Auditorium de la Filial del Centro Italiano Studi e Ricerche Archeologiche Pre-colombiane (CISRAP), Avenida de la Cultura S/N, Nasca, Perú. Las adhesiones al Coloquio, los títulos de las ponencias, y los resúmenes pertinentes serán recibidos por el comité organizador lo más pronto posible. Los idiomas oficiales serán el español y el inglés. La cuota de inscripción es de $30 (USA) para los participantes y $15 para los estudiantes. La documentación debe ser enviada por correo, fax, o email a Elvina Pieri Orefici, Centro Italiano Studi e Ricerche Archeologiche Precolombiane (CISRAP), Via delle Grazie, 625100, Brescia, tel: +39 (030) 377-3738 o 377-3486, fax: +39 (030) 377-3739 email: Sus comunicaciones también se pueden dirigir a Anita Cook,, o Katharina Schreiber,

July 8­13, 1999
A celebration of 10,000 years of life on Vega will be held on the Island of Vega, Norway, consisting of concerts, exhibitions, workshops, and seminars. The congress will provide an opportunity to visit the unique archaeological sites on Vega and to attend an array of lectures by some of the world's leading archaeologists and experts on early maritime adaptations. For additional information, contact Lisa Gay Bostwick, Kulturavdelingen, Nordland fylkeskommune, 8002 Bodø, Norway, email:

September 18, 1999
The 6th Annual Symposium sponsored by the Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C., will be held at the U.S. Navy Memorial Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in downtown Washington, with the theme, "Understanding the Epiclassic: Turbulent Times in Meso-america." For more information, contact Jeff Splitstoser, Program Chair, tel/fax: (301) 942-5532, email:

September 20­24, 1999
The Xth Society of Brazilian Archaeology Meeting will be held at Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. For more information, contact Gabriela Martin, Chair, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, email:

September 24­October 2, 1999
The 10th meeting of the ICAZ Fish Remains Working Group will be held in New York with the theme, "Approaching a New Millennium: Fisheries Research at Present, Questions for the Future." This meeting will focus on cooperative work, regional issues, methodology, and the formation of workshops for a hands-on approach to difficult conceptual and practical issues. On September 29, there will be a group visit to several fish markets. A trip to Connecticut is planned from September 30 to October 2 to visit the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, walk on salt marshes, and go on a whale-watch trip in Cape Cod. This will be accompanied by a series of talks on marine ecosystems, seabirds, and sea mammals. The conference fee is $60 (general members) and $40 (students). For further information, contact Sophia Perdikaris, tel: (212) 772-5655 or (212) 772-5410, fax: (212) 772-5423, email:

September 30­October 2, 1999
The 4th Rocky Mountain Anthropological Conference will be held at the Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, with the theme, "Rocky Mountain as a Culture Area." Any anthropological papers on the Rocky Mountains are welcome. For information, conference contacts are Marcel Kornfeld in the United States, , and Brian Vivian in Canada, Registration information is available at or See our Web site at

October 4­8, 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:

October 4­9, 1999
The theme of the 10a Rassegna Internazionale del Cinema Archeologico in Rovereto, Italy is "Art and Civilization," including all fields of artistic expression from prehistory through the Middle Ages. This year an international jury will bestow the fourth biennial Paolo Orsi prize, and the Italian National Journalists Association will resume selection of the best international television specials and news coverage. Established in 1990, it began programming archaeology-awareness events in collaboration with Archeologia Viva magazine and local groups around Italy in 1995. For information, contact Dario Di Blasi, Artistic Director, Museo Civico, Largo S. Caterina 43, 38068 Rovereto (TN), Italy, tel: + (39-464) 439-055, fax: (39-464) 439-487, email:, Web:

October 29­31, 1999
The 26th Annual Symposium of the Ontario Archaeological Society will be held at the University of Waterloo, with the theme, "The Human Ecology of Ontario's Eleven Millennia: People, Environment, Change, and Adaptation throughout the Holocene." Check the conference Web site for additional information, or contact Robert W. Park, tel: (519) 888-4567 ext. 5666, email:

November 7­11, 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 information and/or to be placed on the mailing list, contact Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg Institute, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776, tel: (800) 603-0948, (757) 220-7182, fax: (757) 565-8630, email:

November 9­12, 1999
The IX Encuentro de los Investigadores de la Cultura Maya will be held in Campeche, Mexico, discussing recent discoveries in the Maya area. For further information, contact Ricardo Encalada Argaez, Director de Difusión Cultural, Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, Ciudad Universitaria, Ave. Agustín Melgar s/n, CP 24030, Campeche, Campeche, México, fax: (981) 6-21-64.

November 11­14, 1999
The 32nd Annual Chacmool Conference, "Indigenous People and Archaeology: Honoring the Past, Discussing the Present, Building for the Future," will be held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The interaction between indigenous people and archaeologists has increased as a result of the increased political presence of the former, the rise of postprocessional archaeology, and an increasing interest in the past and the role of archaeology in land claims. This conference proposes to share information on mutual benefits and initiate a dialogue on issues of controversy. For further information, contact Chacmool '99, Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary AB T2N 1N4 Canada, fax: (403) 282-9567, email:, Web:

November 17­21, 1999
The American Anthropological Association 98th Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois, with the theme, "Time at the Millennium," organized by Program Chair Elizabeth Brumfiel. For information, contact the AAA Meetings Dept. at 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 640, Arlington, VA 22203-1620; tel: (703) 528-1902 ext. 2, email:

November 19­21, 1999
Plans are underway for the 3e Festival International du Film Archeologique in Brussels, a biennial event which focuses on recent production about all aspects of archaeology, with an emphasis on good cinematography. The festival will continue to build on traditions and relationships established by a previous Brussels festival, whose name it adopted in 1995. For information, contact Serge Lemaitre, president, or Benedicte Van Schoute, secretary, Asbl Kineon, 26, rue des Pierres Rouges, 1170 Brussels, Belgium, tel/fax: + (32-2) 672-82-91, email:

December 1­5, 1999
An international Wetlands Archaeology Conference (WARP) will be held in Gainesville, Florida. Additional information about the conference can be obtained from Barbara A. Purdy, 1519 NW 25th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, email:

January 14­15, 2000
The Southwest Symposium 2000 will be held at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Four half-day sessions and poster presentations will explore the theme, "At the Millennium: Change and Challenge in the Greater Southwest." For further information, contact Sarah Schlanger, New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, NM 87502-7115, tel: (505) 438-7454, email:

April 5­9, 2000
The 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia. For information, contact SAA Headquarters, 900 Second St. NE #12, Washington, DC 20002, tel: (202) 789-8200, email: The deadline for abstract submissions is September 2, 1999. ·

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