9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE)
Welcome to the Homepage of the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), which will take place in Basel (Switzerland) from June 9-13, 2014.
The Congress is organized by the University of Basel, as a co-operation of the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Theology.
The Congress is the most prestigious event of this kind for Near Eastern archaeologists. It is held biannually in different cities. Earlier congresses were held in Rome (1998, 2008), Copenhagen (2000), Paris (2002), Berlin (2004), Madrid (2006), London (2010), and Warsaw (2012).
The ICAANE is the only world-wide international conference on the archaeology of the Near East, and is attended by specialists on Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology from leading research institutions, museums and scientific centres - about 1000 participants, delivering 450 speeches.
Download the program and the abstracts!