ISBSA 17: the 17th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology
The 17th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology (ISBSA 17) will be held at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Italy, from the 21st to the 26th of October 2024.
The conference is organised as a collaborative effort of the University of Naples “L’Orientale”, ISMEO—The International Association for Mediterranean and Oriental Studies and the National Superintendency for the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Call for papers and posters
The call for submissions of papers and posters for the ISBSA 17 is now open.
Submissions should consist of title and abstract of up to 300 words. Each applicant may submit one abstract only to the secretariat email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The submission deadline is 1st February 2024.
The main theme of the 17th ISBSA will be State and private shipbuilding through the ages.
The main session of the seventeenth International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology intends to explore the theme of state and private shipbuilding within various technical traditions, without chronological or geographical limitation.
Detailed information on the main conference theme is available on the ISBSA 17 website.
Besides this main theme, the ISBSA 17 remains a forum focused on progress and developments in nautical archaeology and will be open to the following usual themes:
- Ship construction;
- Recent discoveries;
- Research methods;
- Experimental nautical archaeology;
- Nautical ethnography.
Wherever possible, parallel sessions will be avoided, and a large area will be devoted to posters, with time dedicated to presentations by the authors.
Proposals for documentary films, which will be shown during the conference, are welcome.
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Link To Event Page - https://isbsa.org/