2nd Call

The call for traditional sessions and round tables ended at 31st March. During this past month the Scientific and Organizing Committee (CHAM and IEM) and the Scientific Committee selected the delivered proposals, and came up with a final list of: 13 sessions and 4 roundtables.

In this second call we invite all the non-doctorate students and researchers to send their abstracts of communications, posters, illustrations and video or audio works that match the various themes addressed in the next VIIIth edition of JIA. The deadline to send the abstracts is July 10th 2015.
At the same time, we open the inscriptions to all the people who want to attend this event.

1. List of traditional sessions and round tables of JIA 2015:

TRADITIONAL SESSION 1. The contribution of studies of acquisition and the use of raw materials in archaeological contexts.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 2. The contribution of Zooarchaeology and its multidisciplinarity to the reconstruction of past societies.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 3. Urban Archaeology: From preventive intervention to public disclosure with /without traditional research.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 4. Non-Stop Revolution! New technologies applied to Archaeology.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 5. The first producers of the Iberian Peninsula: methods, techniques and interpretations regarding the Neolithisation process.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 6. Microarchaeology: tracking the hidden archaeological record through multidisciplinary analysis.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 7. Underwater Archaeology. Interdisciplinary approaches.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 8. Territories of Change: territorial appropriation, occupation and exploitation in transition contexts.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 9. Learning through and not about Archaeology. archaeological education as a way for a global and transversal learning.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 10. The artefactual components of the First Agro-Pastoral Societies: methodological perspectives and transdisciplinary approaches to the analysis of pottery productions.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 11. After the romans and before the castles: problems and advantages of early medieval archaeological heritage.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 12. The material culture in the early-modern daily life construction.
TRADITIONAL SESSION 13. Archaeology of the Future. New Ways in Researching and Presenting the Past.

ROUND TABLE 1. Can one know in archaeology? Problematics of the construction of the Past.
ROUND TABLE 2. What do we talk about when we talk about landscape?
ROUND TABLE 3. Drawing concepts. Shelling and defining archaeology and education.
ROUND TABLE 4. CGI storytelling in archaeological and cultural heritage public interpretation: scientific facts or Hollywood movies?

2. How to participate:
a) Traditional Sessions. The proposals must be addressed directly to the coordinators of each session before July 10th of 2015. Their contacts may be found in each call session. The coordinators are responsible for selecting the paper proposals, which will form the final programme of the JIA 2015, according to its contents and debate potential. Also, they will directly announce to all the candidates their acceptance or denial, until July 17th.
The participation in the traditional sessions will be done through an oral communication, poster, illustration or video. The latter three will be presented in separate sessions previously determined in this meeting programme. Despite that, if they are integrated in a thematic session, it is recommended that the coordinators reserve some time for a brief presentation, just so they can be included in the session debate.
The proposals must be written in one the official languages of the meeting (English, Spanish and/or Portuguese). If part of a traditional session, the presentation of the poster, illustration or video must relate to its theme and follow the specific criteria defined by the each session coordinators. After the submission of the final version of the presentations, they will be edited in the coming JIA 2015 proceedings.

b) Roundtables. The proposals must be addressed directly to the coordinators of each session before July 10th of 2015. Their contacts may be found in each roundtable call. The coordinators are responsible for selecting the paper proposals, which will form the final programme of the JIA 2015, according to its contents and debate potential. Also, they will directly announce to all the candidates their acceptance or denial, until July 17th.
It is allowed the integration of posters, illustrations and videos in the roundtable theme, although they will not have presentation time in the session. These will be presented in separate sessions previously determined in this meeting programme.
The proposals must be written in one the official languages of the meeting (English, Spanish and/or Portuguese). If part of a traditional session, the presentation of the poster, illustration or video must relate to its theme and follow the specific criteria defined by the each session coordinators. After the submission of the final version of the presentations, they will be edited in the coming JIA 2015 proceedings.
From July 17th 2015 onwards, the coordinators of the roundtables will create a written guide where all the contributions will be taken into consideration. These will then be available in our website providing the assistance with more information and simultaneously allowing them to be more participant in the debate. The conclusions of the debate will be synthetized in a final written text by the roundtable coordinators and moderators, to be edited in the coming JIA 2015 proceedings.

c) Posters, illustrations and videos non-associated with traditional sessions or roundtables. The poster, illustration and video proposals that do not integrate traditional sessions or roundtables must be addressed directly to the following email address secretariajia2015@gmail.com, before July 10th 2015. The proposals must have a thousand word abstract, in one the official languages of the meeting (English, Spanish and/or Portuguese), as well as the complete information of the authors. Remember that they should also take into account the theme of JIA 2015: “Between science and culture: from the interdisciplinarity to the tranversality of archaeology”.
These works will have a determined time and space in JIA 2015’s schedule where they will be seen and debated with the respective authors (it is mandatory the presence of at least one of the authors). All of these must be delivered to the Organizing Committee until the first day of the meeting. The poster format must be A-1 (594mm x 841 mm) with vertical disposition- not following these requirements may exclude them from being presented.
Also, they will directly announce to the all the candidates their acceptance or denial, until July 17th.
All the posters, illustrations and videos shall be edited in the coming JIA 2015 proceedings. Although, in the particular case of the videos, the authors must deliver a text summarizing the objectives if their work, which will have a link associated to the website where the video will be logged.

3. Participation requirements:
a) Each participant can only present one communication within a traditional session or roundtable as a first author. Besides, he can only integrate a maximum of three different sessions or roundtables (a poster / illustration / video in the “free theme” session will count the same way).
b) Each participant can only present one poster in the entire meeting.
c) The JIA 2015 only allows the participation of researchers that have not yet obtained their doctoral degree.
d) To provide the participation certificate (traditional session/ roundtable/ poster/ illustration/ video) it is mandatory the formalization of the registration, its payment, sending the abstract and the presence at JIA 2015 of at least one of the authors of each presented work.

4. Registration:
After the elaboration of the programme for each session, presenting the list of the selected communications, posters, illustrations or videos for the JIA 2015, the authors have to formalize their registration following these instructions:
- Filling in of the registration form with personal information and participation details, which may be downloaded in our website: http://www.cham.fcsh.unl.pt/jia/eng/registration.html or throught this file.
- Registration payment through a transfer for the bank account referred below. In the subject you must put JIA2015+Name and Surname. 

Banco: Millenium BCP
Morada: Av. da República, 59 A, 1050-189 Lisboa
NIB: 0033 0000 0020 2935 7380 5
IBAN: PT 50 0033 0000 0020 2935 7380 5
SWIFTCODE: BCOMPTPL

The JIA 2015 registrations will cost according to the package you select. However, after September 12th 2015, all the registrations will have a penalization on the price, since it is a late registry, as explained bellow.

Until September 12th (included):
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) = 30 euros
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) + DINNER or VISIT = 40 euros
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) + DINNER + VISIT = 50 euros

From September 13th until October 19th (included):
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) = 40 euros
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) + DINNER or VISIT = 50 euros
• Participation in the meeting (includes PROCEEDINGS in digital version) + DINNER + VISIT = 60 euros

To do the registration you must send an email to the JIA Organizing Committee (secretariajia2015@gmail.com) with the registration form filled in and the payment confirmation. If someone wants a receipt of the payment they should indicate it in the email.

5. Schedule of JIA 2015:

- July 10th 2015: Deadline for sending proposals for traditional sessions (paper, poster, illustration or video), roundtables (presentation, poster, illustration or video) and for the “theme free session” (poster, illustration or video).
- July 17th 2015: Deadline for sessions/roundtables coordinators to inform the Organizing Committee (that will then notify the Scientific Committee) the selected group of participants for each session, and also its abstracts and order of presentation. From this day forward, the temporary programme of the JIA 2015 will be available, initiating the registration period for the participants.
- September 12th 2015: Deadline for all the participants to make their registration. From this date on it will still be possible to register in the meeting but with a penalty on the price (vid. 4. Registration).
- October 21st-24th 2015: VIII JIA Meeting in Lisbon.

More detailed information concerning to each traditional session and roundtable, as well as its coordinators contacts, may be found in our website: http://www.cham.fcsh.unl.pt/jia/eng/inicio.html or in our facebook page: www.facebook.com/jia2015. If you have any additional questions please send us an email for secretariajia2015@gmail.com.