The PCMA is one of the organizers of the 8th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), along with the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and the Kazimierz Michałowski Foundation. The congress will take place in Warsaw, from April, 30 till May, 4 2012.
ICAANE meetings take place biannually, in different European cities and are hosted by leading scientific centers working in the field of the archaeology of the Near East. The congress is dedicated to archaeological discoveries and research conducted in Ancient Mesopotamia, the Levant, Anatolia, Persian Gulf countries and Iran.
ICAANE meetings are always attended by the most prominent scientists dealing with Near Eastern archaeology. It is the best source of information on ongoing, and yet unpublished, excavations and other projects.
All current information concerning the program, registration and congress fees can be found at the congress web page www.8icaane.org where free subscriptions for a congress newsletter are also available.