Fourth Annual Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology

2-3 December 2016
Venue: The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, & The Ancient India and Iran Trust

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The Annual Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology was established to create a forum where UK‐based scholars working in South Asian Archaeology can meet annually. It was named after Raymond and Bridget Allchin to commemorate their work, and the outstanding contribution that they made to development of South Asian studies in the United Kingdom.

This year, a keynote address, India’s global interconnections: looking west during the Roman period, will be presented by Dr Roberta Tomber, British museum at 5pm the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research on the evening of Friday 2nd December.

The main symposium will take place on Saturday 3rd December at the Ancient India and Iran Trust, Cambridge. The final schedule will be made available shortly.

The cost of registration will be £15.

It will be possible to register on the day, but if you wish to register beforehand, please email Margaret Widdess, Administraor, Ancient India and Iran Trust, or telephone 01223 356841 (Mon‐Fri 9.30‐13.00).

All other enquiries should be addressed to the organisers at

If you would like to present a paper, please download the Call for Papers and send us an abstract. Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words. Please also include your name, the title of your presentation, institutional affiliation and contact information (including email address).

Please submit abstracts to the organisers at, no later than
Friday 4th November 2016.

Download the Call for Papers

Download the Programme

Cameron Petrie, University of Cambridge
Jason Hawkes, The British Museum
Margaret Widdess, Ancient India and Iran Trust


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