CALL FOR PAPERS
FIELDS OF CONFLICT CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2018
The Tenth Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference will take place at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum
& Research Center from September 26-30, 2018. It will showcase new perspectives, approaches, and
research in conflict archaeology. Projects regarding Indigenous conflict, battlefield research, and
new methods in conflict archaeology are encouraged to apply. Paper and poster submissions are now being accepted.
Keynote speaker Robert T. Ballard, USN, ret. and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and Maritime Archaeologist, will speak about discovering and interpreting the wrecks of the Titanic, Bismarck, USS Yorktown and PT-109.
Abstract Submission Deadline- 1 February 2018
Potential topics may include:
Indigenous Conflict & Fortifications
New Methods in Conflict Archaeology
Underwater & Maritime Conflict Archaeology
Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture Studies
Collaborations with Local Stakeholders & Indigenous Communities
Cultural Preservation & Commemoration
Name of author(s); title of presentation or poster
Institutional affiliation if applicable
Contact information (mailing address, phone, email)
Short biographical profile
250 word proposal (Send electronically in Microsoft Word .doc or PDF formats)
Paper Length: Papers for presentation should be approximately 10 double-spaced pages (20 minutes duration). Please note: Completed papers must be submitted electronically by August 1, 2018 to be included. It is intended that a peer-reviewed publication will follow the conference.
Notification: You will receive an email notification no later than March 1, 2018 notifying you if your abstract has been accepted. Abstracts highlighting international indigenous conflict are encouraged.
Submission: Email abstracts and poster ideas by February 1, 2018 to Dr. Ashley Bissonnette, Senior Researcher at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, at [email protected]. Include “Abstract Submission, September 2018 FOC Conference” in the subject line.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
110 Pequot Trail
PO Box 3180
Mashantucket, Connecticut 06338