The Society for the Exploration of EurAsia and the Abteilung für Vorderasiatische Archäologie of the University of Bern have the pleasure of inviting you to convene for the conference

Urban cultures of Central Asia from the Bronze Age to the Karakhanids.
Learnings and conclusions from new archaeological investigations and discoveries.

Our theme aims at exchanging scientific information, learnings and conclusions stemming from new archaeological investigations and discoveries related to the multiple issues concerning urban cultures of Central Asia and their developments.

The conference will take place in Switzerland at the University of Bern from 4 to 6 February 2016.

You will find all relevant information on this website.

Welcome to Switzerland!

Important Dates and Deadlines:

  • End of Registration:
    Invited Speakers: 15 June 2015
    Visitors/Students: 31 January 2016
  • Application for international travel grants for Invited Speakers until: 15 July 2015
  • Abstract submission until: 15 July 2015
  • Notification for acceptance of paper: 31 July 2015
  • Final programme: end of September 2015