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Our new “Spotlight on ECAs” section showcases research conducted by early career archaeologists and gives some insight into their background and aspirations

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Early Career Archaeologists (ECA) is a Community of the European Association of Archaeologists

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Last chance to have your say – take our survey before 1st October 2021

Thank you to everyone who has taken our survey so far, we’ve had over 400 responses! We are now in the preliminary stages of preparing our findings and data from the survey for publication and, therefore, we will be closing the current survey on 1st October 2021. So, this is your last chance to contribute …

Interview with former EAA President Professor Kristian Kristiansen

The latest in our ECA series of interviews with archaeologists is now online! Professor Dr Kristian Kristiansen (Gothenburg University), the initiator and first President of the EAA answers questions, and discusses, about his early career and progression, the EAA, ERC grants, women in academia, and the problems facing current early career archaeologists. Read the interview …

The ECA Website is now live

We are delighted to launch our brand new website, which will provide a place for discussion of issues that particularly affect Early Career Archaeologists (ECAs). Bear with us as we continue to upload content. We want the website to be as user-friendly and functional as possible, and would welcome any suggestion for improvement. Please e-mail …

ECA is a grassroots initiative of the European Association of Archaeologists, designed to listen to, and communicate the issues that particularly affect early career archaeologists

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