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ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Pierfrancesco Callieri; Maurizio Cattani; Enrico Cirelli; Antonio Curci; Anna Chiara Fariselli; Elisabetta Govi; Mattia Guidetti; Gianni Marchesi; Nicolò Marchetti (Chair); Adriano V. Rossi; Marco Zecchi.

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The Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna is proud to convene the 12th ICAANE from 14th to 18th April 2020. The full text of this Second Circular is online on the Congress website. We look forward to hosting you in a multidisciplinary environment pursuing interconnections (geographical and chronological as well) and inclusivity at all levels: the congress themes (which were detailed in the First Circular) have been selected in an attempt at representing the current breadth and urgency of global challenges and research perspectives. The Organizing Committee invites all scholars working on subjects relating to Near Eastern Archaeology (from Central Asia to the Eastern Mediterranean) to participate in the 12th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (12th ICAANE). The participation of students and of colleagues from the Near East is especially encouraged. Our e-mail contact address is General information. The congress will start on Tuesday morning 14th April 2020 (plenary session) and will last until the morning of Saturday 18th April. Sessions and workshops will span the whole day (9 am-1 pm, 2 pm-6 pm), with a half day reserved to the presentations of invited Directors General of Antiquities. Sessions and workshops will terminate earlier on Friday 17th at 3.30 pm, since the second part of the afternoon will be dedicated to the poster session until 6.30 pm. The winner for the 12th ICAANE Best Poster will be proclaimed at the gala dinner scheduled in the same evening. Papers and posters submission. Submission for papers and posters will only be possible until July 31st 2019 (11.59 pm CET) through the Online Form. Required information includes name and affiliation of the lead author, the name of eventual additional authors, the abstract (between 400 and 1000 characters). All papers and posters must follow the UNESCO convention of 1970. The official language of the Congress is English. However, following ICAANE tradition, French, German, Spanish and Italian are also accepted. Workshops. The Organizing Committee of the 12th ICAANE welcomes the proposal of workshops by congress participants. Proposals will be accepted after evaluation by the 12th ICAANE Scientific Advisory Board.

Themes: We strongly encourage the proposal of workshops that adhere to the congress themes 2-8 (not including the Reports). Workshops falling into this category will be recognizable as such, will have presenters’ papers kept together and their relevant session(s) will be chaired by the workshop organizers.

Proposals dealing with themes other than the official ones will be organized as separate sessions, as program space permits. In addition we cannot at present guarantee the publication of workshops falling outside the official themes. Presenters and Papers: Proposals must include the names of at least 6 presenters, with a maximum of twelve presenters for each workshop.

Each paper should not exceed 30 mins (20 mins. for the presentation, and 10 mins. for discussion). Duration: Workshops must not last more than one day. Documents for Submission: Proposals for workshops should be submitted to the organizers including a description of the workshop topic and aims (1000 characters min, 1500 max) and the titles and abstracts of at least 6 presenters. Deadline for Submission of Workshop Proposals: June 15th 2019. Registration. The registration fee entitles to a personal badge, Congress materials, attendance to all the sessions and workshops, all the coffee breaks, the Tuesday evening welcome cocktail and the Friday evening gala dinner. A special student-organized event is anticipated on Thursday evening, which will require a separate, modest contribution on the spot.

- Academic researchers, professors and independent scholars will pay a registration fee of 220 €, rising to 280 € after August 31st 2019. - Students (enrolled BA, MA and PhD candidates) will pay a reduced fee of 80 €, rising to 120 € after August 31st2019. Proof of university enrollment will be required at registration. - Accompanying persons will pay a fee of 70 €, rising to 100 € after August 31st 2019. This fee will only cover admission to the plenary session and the two evening social events. Payment will be possible by credit card or bank transfer via a dedicated Web Page for Payment of our technical partner FAM – Fondazione Alma Mater (correspondence on administrative issues must be addressed to FAM will also provide assistance for obtaining visas by sending invitation letters to registered participants. ISMEO has offered its help in collecting payments within Iran.

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