Organization

 

The 7th International Symposium “14C & Archaeology” will be organized by Ghent University, department of Archaeology (section Pre- and Protohistory), and the Royal institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA), laboratory of radiocarbon dating. Financial support comes from Ghent University and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO-Vlaanderen).

The symposium will be held in the buildings of Historical Housing Ghent, Saint Peter's abbey, Sint-Pietersplein 9, situated near the old city centre of Ghent.

Organizing committee

ir. Mark Van Strydonck (KIK/IRPA), Prof. Philippe Crombé (UGent), Dr. Guy De Mulder (UGent), drs. Mathieu Boudin (KIK/IRPA), drs. Jeroen Verhegge (UGent) and ir. Louise Decq.

Scientific committee

  • Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto (Radiocarbon Dating Lab, Weizmann Institute of Science, Bar Ilan University, Israel)
  • Prof. Jean Bourgeois (Department of Archaeology, Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Prof. Christopher Bronk Ramsey (Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Wim De Clercq (Department of Archaeology, Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Prof. Gordon Cook (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
  • Dr. Irka Hajdas (Ion Beam Physics, Paul Scherrer Institute and ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Jan Heinemeier (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Dr. Tom Higham (Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Dr. Gregory W.L. Hodgins (AMS Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Arizona,Tucson, United States of America)
  • Dr. Matthias Huels (Leibniz Laboratory for Radiometric Dating and Isotope Research, Kiel University, Germany)
  • Dr. Yaroslav Kuzmin (Institute of Geology & Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia)
  • Prof. Marc Lebeau
  • Dr. Annette Schieck (German Textile Museum, Krefeld, Germany)
  • Prof. Marian Scott (Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Thomas Terberger (Prehistory and Early History, University of Greifswald, Germany)
  • Prof. Johannes van der Plicht (Isotope Research – Energy and Sustainability  Research Institute, University of Groningen, Netherlands)
  • Prof. Alasdair Whittle (School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University, United Kingdom)