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Elmet are now in the process of organising our 6th annual conference, the 2016 Dearne Valley Archaeology Day.

The conference will be held on Saturday the 28th of May at the Dearne Valley College Manvers Campus.


We are very excited to be able to announce the the keynote speaker for the 2016 event will be Carenza Lewis! Many of you may know Carenza from the Channel 4 program Time Team.

Carenza taught at the University of Cambridge from 1999, having previously been an archaeological investigator for the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England. Carenza is now a professor at the University of Lincoln, in a new role connecting the public with cutting edge research in the arts and humanities.


We would like to officially announce a call for papers for the 2016 conference.

Papers can cover any topic on local, national or international archaeological subjects, and we encourage applications from professionals, academics and students alike.

Papers should be 20 minutes long with accompanying PowerPoint presentations. 5 minutes will be allocated at the end of each talk for any questions.

If you are interested in presenting at the 2016 Dearne Valley Archaeology Day, please send your title, a 200 word abstract and 6 key words to us at

Submission deadlines are detailed below.


For the first time the Dearne Valley Archaeology Day will also feature a poster session!

As with paper presentations, posters can cover any local, national or international archaeological subject.

Poster should be A1 in size, and preferably in portrait format.

If you would like your poster to be considered for display at the conference, please send a short outline of the content of your poster (max. 100 words) and 6 key words to us at

Submission deadlines are detailed below.


In addition to the presentation and poster sessions, there will also be a variety of stalls to look around.

In the past we have had books and prints for sale from ON Books and Kate Adelade Illustration, project stalls such as the Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project, and stands from professional and community organisations including WYAS, CITiZAN, RM Frobisher and the Dearne Valley Archaeology Group.

If you would like to exhibit a stall at the 2016 Dearne Valley Archaeology Day, please send us your details, along with the details of your organisation or project and what your stall will include to

Submission deadlines are detailed below.


The last submission date for papers, posters and stalls is 12 noon on Thursday the 31st of March 2016.

Submissions made before this time will be reviewed as quickly as possible.

After sending your submission you should receive confirmation that we are reviewing your application, if you do not receive this confirmation within 24 hours, please email