Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae
in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry

Third Circular

4th International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Ware, Cooking Ware and Amphorae in the Mediterranean:
Archaeology and Archaeometry

Thessaloniki, 7-10 April 2011

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to thank you for the interest you showed in the LRCW 4 conference reflected in the amount and the variability of your contributions covering a broad range of topics in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean. Hereby you will find the preliminary programme of the conference and some practical information. Moreover, we kindly ask you to send the attached form to the email address indicating the days you will take part in the conference.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Thessaloniki.


Oral presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. The programme of the conference is already very tight and there will be no deviations. Participants are encouraged to deliver their presentations using PowerPoint, but projectors for transparencies and slides are also available. Nonenglish speaking participants are encouraged to use English on their PowerPoint slides. The speakers are kindly requested to submit an electronic copy of their ppt presentation to the conference secretariat at the time of registration.


Poster dimensions should not exceed 100 (tall) x 70 cm (wide). Unaccompanied posters won’t be accepted. The poster session will take place on Friday the 8/4/2011 at 12.15 at Loutra Paradeisos (Bey Hamam). The authors are kindly requested to collect the mounting material at the time of registration or on the morning of the 8th of April at the entrance of Loutra Paradeisos (Bey Hamam) where the poster session will take place.


Official languages of the conference are Greek and English. The Organizing Committee will accept communications in French, Italian and Spanish. Non-English speakers are invited to submit to the Secretariat of the conference an extended English abstract that will be distributed to the audience on the day of the presentation. The deadline for the submission of the extended abstract is the 28th of February 2011.


Papers and posters will be published in the volume of the LRCW4 conference (BAR International Series). The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is the 30th of June 2011. The manuscripts will be reviewed by referees.

Registration and fees

The new deadline for registration is the 28th February 2011. Payment of conference registration fees should be made by bank transfer (currency: Euro). Please ensure that you cover any charge associated to the bank transfer. Participants are kindly requested to send an electronic copy of the bank transfer form to the conference address: You are kindly requested to specify your name, family name and the type of fees you have chosen.


150 €coffee breaks, 3 lunches, 1 dinner and abstract volume
180 €coffee breaks, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, abstract volume and excursion
230 €coffee breaks, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, abstract volume, excursion and LRCW 4 volume


proof of student status should be sent to
80 €coffee breaks, 3 lunches, 1 dinner and abstract volume
130 €coffee breaks, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, abstract volume, excursion and LRCW 4 volume

Account details

BankPiraeus Bank
IBANGR61 0172 2720 0052 7204 6472 428

Registration form

Conference venue

Please see map.


The last day of the conference there will be a visit to the archaeological site of Dion. There will be a guided tour of the site and the participants will have the opportunity to see Early Byzantine pottery from the ongoing excavations in the museum of the site.

Travel and accomodation

Participants are responsible for the arrangement and costs of their travel and accommodation. Hotels, prices and other details will be announced through the official website of the conference.

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