• Temple in the mountains, Japan / Luke Zeme / CC BY-NC-SA; https://flic.kr/p/dy7snP

Theme details and updates

Theme details and updates

The following sixteen themes define the framework of the WAC-8 Kyoto Meeting. Click on the title of each theme to see abstracts. See guidelines and form for session proposals here.

Click theme to read its abstract

Theme list

T01. Archaeology and Development
T02. Politics

T03. Post-colonial Experiences, Archaeological Practice and Indigenous Archaeologies

T04. Archaeological Ethics: Where Are We Now?

T05. Comparative Archaeologies in the Globalized World

T06. Regional Archaeologies in the Globalised World

T07. Education: Learning and Unlearning

T08. The Public, Heritage and Museums

T09. Theory for the Future

T10. Science and Archaeology

T11. Religion and Spirituality

T12. Interactions

T13. The Archaeology of Disaster: Exploring the Past for the Future

T14. Art and Archaeology

T15. War and Conflict

T16. Other important topics: understanding and explaining the past