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Call for Papers

SECHSA recognizes the importance of engaging with local communities in the design, implementation, and dissemination of archaeological research. Community engagement fosters dialogue, empowers marginalized voices, and promotes stewardship of our shared heritage. This conference aims to explore innovative approaches, successful partnerships, and ethical considerations in community engagement in historic sites archaeology. However, posters and papers on additional historical archaeology topics and research are always welcome.

Papers should be 15-20 minutes long. If you plan to give a presentation or bring a poster to display, abstracts are due by July 31, 2024. Thematic sessions are welcomed, but all abstracts for the session must be grouped together at the time they are submitted. Due to wall space, posters must be no larger than 5 feet wide. 

Please include the following information:

  • Paper/Poster Title
  • Authors and their affiliation
  • Email address for senior author
  • Abstract: no more than 300 words

Please email abstracts to Carolyn Dillian at by July 31, 2024. Please follow up if confirmation email is not received.

If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Adams Pope at