Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

It is intended to give a wide hypothetical and down to earth comprehension of current issues and the procedures archaeologists use to explore the human past Archaeology incorporates the investigation of past societies through examination of physical remains. Basically, physical remains are bones of early individuals and also their produced apparatuses, merchandise (relics), and the establishments of settlements. Archaeometry has enormously affected present day prehistoric studies. Archaeologists can get huge extra information and data utilizing these systems, and archaeometry can possibly overhaul the comprehension of the past.

  • Track 1-1 Archaeometry
  • Track 1-2 Dendrochronology
  • Track 1-3 Isotope analysis
  • Track 1-4 Palynology
  • Track 1-5 Radiocarbon dating
  • Track 1-6 Zooarchaeology
  • Track 1-7 Geoarchaeology
  • Track 1-8 Bioarchaeology
  • Track 1-9 Archaeogenetics
  • Track 1-10 Computational archaeology

It covers rundown of Archaeological periods shift colossally from locale to district. The three-age framework has been utilized as a part of numerous zones, alluding to the ancient and verifiable periods recognized by device make and use, of Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. Chronicled periods signifies times of human improvement with the benefit of the advancement of composing. Archaeologists and history specialists put the Stone Age as that time of human advancement when the vast majority of the apparatuses utilized by people were produced using stone. The proof accessible to us right now demonstrates that while the this period of early human advancement occurred in various parts of the globe, the dates for the Stone Age was diverse for various parts of the world.

  • Track 2-1 Lower Palaeolithic
  • Track 2-2 Middle Palaeolithic
  • Track 2-3 Upper Palaeolithic
  • Track 2-4 Mesolithic
  • Track 2-5 Neolithic
  • Track 2-6 Chalcolithic
  • Track 2-7 Bronze Age
  • Track 2-8 Iron Age
  • Track 2-9 Romans
  • Track 2-10 Anglo-Saxons
  • Track 2-11Pre-Columbian
  • Track 2-12 Medieval
  • Track 2-13 Industrial

It refers to the various intellectual frameworks through which archaeologist interpret archaeological data. Archaeologists are able to develop accurate, objective information about past societies by applying the scientific method to their investigations, Archaeology has been and remains a cultural, gender and political battlefield. Some groups have tried to use archaeology to prove some current cultural or political point. Much contemporary archaeology is influenced by neo-Darwinian evolutionary thought, phenomenology, postmodernism, agency theory, cognitive science, functionalism, gender-based and Feminist archaeology and Systems theory.

  • Track 3-1 Great ages archaeology
  • Track 3-2 Functionalism
  • Track 3-3 Processualism / "New Archaeology"
  • Track 3-4 Post-processualism
  • Track 3-5 Cognitive archaeology
  • Track 3-6 Gender archaeology
  • Track 3-7 Feminist archaeology
  • Track 3-8 History of archaeology

It is a physical examination of the place completed by a properly qualified individual with the end goal of exploring, recording or monitoring archaeological relics on the place. The techniques utilized by archaeologists to accumulate information can be connected to whenever period, including the exceptionally later past. In this area of Methods of Gathering Data individuals will figure out how archaeologists accumulate and investigate data by using authentic research systems, field strategies for information recuperation, and lab examinations.

  • Track 4-1 Remote sensing
  • Track 4-2 Field survey
  • Track 4-3 Excavation
  • Track 4-4 Analysis
  • Track 4-5 Computational and virtual archaeology
  • Track 4-6 Drones

It uses the theories, methods, and ethnographic findings of anthropology to solve human problems. Applied anthropology is the praxis-based side of anthropological research; it includes researcher involvement and activism within the participating community. Applied Anthropologists can take on different roles in their work, such as researchers, policy analysts, program evaluators, change agents, managers, consultants etc. it has a huge variety of applications, and is often used to help solve global problems. The Society for Applied Anthropology aspires to promote the integration of anthropological perspectives and methods in solving human problems throughout the world; to advocate for fair and just public policy based upon sound research.

  • Track 5-1 Biological Anthropology
  • Track 5-2 Medical Anthropology
  • Track 5-3 Cultural Resource Management
  • Track 5-4 Who Owns the Past?
  • Track 5-5 Applied Cultural Anthropology
  • Track 5-6 Applied Anthropology & Human Rights
  • Track 5-7 Universal Human Rights

The material world is crucial in processes of enculturation and cultural transmission, in shaping daily experience and perceptions, and in orienting action.  Material culture is examined as it is commonly understood today in archaeology and material culture studies. Enculturation is the process where the culture that is currently established teaches an individual the accepted norms and values of the culture or society where the individual lives.  Furthermore, the diverse roles of material culture in relation to cognition are explored through specific examples from prehistoric, historic, and contemporary societies.

  • Track 6-1 Aspects of Culture
  • Track 6-2 Cultural Diversity
  • Track 6-3 Biology versus Culture
  • Track 6-4 Cognitive Anthroplogy
  • Track 6-5 Enculturation & Emotions
  • Track 6-6 Limits of Enculturation

The analyses of sociocultural systems, anthropologists investigate cause-and-effect relationships among different variables. Technological and economic variables are assessed in the analysis of society of culture. Anthropologists find that cultural values and norms also influence technology and economic conditions. Research includes such areas as social structure, including the family, marriage, kinship, gender, and age. Religion is studied for its diversity of worldviews. Myths, rituals, religious specialists, beliefs, and religious movements are explored in relationship to other aspects of society. 

  • Track 7-1 Ethnographic Fieldwork
  • Track 7-2 Ethnographic Research and Strategies
  • Track 7-3 Analysis of Ethnographic Data
  • Track 7-4 Subsistence and Physical Environment
  • Track 7-5 Demography
  • Track 7-6 Social Structure
  • Track 7-7 Political Organization
  • Track 7-8 Religion
  • Track 7-9 Cross Cultural Research
  • Track 7-10 Aesthetics: Art and Music

Urban human studies, the investigation of current social frameworks and characters in urban communities and also the different political, social, monetary, and social powers that shape urban structures and procedures. These days, there is a developing enthusiasm among anthropologists to do urban research that takes a gander at both the legislature of the city and the occupants' portrayals of the city. Urbanity is incomprehensibly guaranteed as one of the primary traits of Modernity when urban communities are weakening and scattering. Customs of research that archive the miniaturized scale territories of day by day life are settled in investigations of relocation, informal organizations, streetcorner inner circles, neighborhoods, political procedures, dealers and business people, vocations, supporter—customer relations, willful affiliations, religious assemblages, open functions, urban celebrations, bureaucratic experiences and social developments. As are more all encompassing endeavors to expound structures and characteristics of urbanism, the country—urban continuum, assorted heterogenetic and customary orthogenetic urban focuses, territorial and transnational social requests, advertising systems, measurements of scale and specialization, spatial imagery, and the diverse spaces of urban life. Urban humanities tried to think about bigger urban communities, it confronted the issues of what strategies to use to make its exploration substantial.

  • Track 8-1 Early urban sociology
  • Track 8-2 The Community Study Approach
  • Track 8-3 Interactionism
  • Track 8-4 Research traditions and criticisms
  • Track 8-5 Anthropology of urbanization


It attends to religious life via the study of everyday practices. The focus will be on the types of religious beliefs and religious leaders, especially in small-scale societies.  An exploration of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, or any other major religion is beyond the scope of this tutorial. The anthropology of religion has often centered on those sociocultural elements that are frequently identified as religious: myths, rituals, magic, beliefs about gods and divine beings, taboos, and symbols.

  • Track 9-1 The Psychology of Religion
  • Track 9-2 Religious Myths and Symbols
  • Track 9-3 Religion as Expressive Culture
  • Track 9-4 Language, Belief, and Religion
  • Track 9-5 Religious Ritual
  • Track 9-6 Religious Social Organization
  • Track 9-7 Religion and Society
  • Track 9-8 Religious Adaptation and Change
  • Track 9-9 Western Perspectives on Religion


Artefacts used in social sciences, from artefacts people learn a lot about what items people were using, when they were popular, what foods they were eating, etc. Cultural artefacts, offer an insight into: technological processes, economic development and social structure, among other attributes.  In addition to giving archaeologists important information about previous cultures and civilizations, artefacts aid in dating earth's time periods and in historical record keeping

  • Track 10-1 Material Culture
  • Track 10-2 Artefacts in cognition and culture
  • Track 10-3 Principles of semantization
  • Track 10-4 Artefacts meanings in Archaeology & Anthropology

It provides an unparalleled exploration of ethics and museum practice, considering the controversies and debates which surround key issues such as provenance, ownership, cultural identity, environmental sustainability and social engagement. Using a variety of case studies which reflect the internal realities and daily activities of museums as they address these issues, from exhibition content and museum research to education, accountability and new technologies, this enables a greater understanding of the role of museums as complex and multifaceted institutions of cultural production, identity-formation and heritage preservation.

  • Track 11-1 Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Track 11-2 Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries
  • Track 11-3 Environment Management
  • Track 11-4 Museum Architecture
  • Track 11-5 Museums, Equality and Social Justice
  • Track 11-6 Preventive Conservation in Museums
  • Track 11-7 Marketing and Public Relations for Museums, Galleries, Cultural and Heritage Attractions
  • Track 11-8 Post Critical Museology


It leads the way in exploring the nature of history. Therefore, the aim the series is to provide a forum for historical studies, from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century, that are theoretically-informed and for philosophical work that is historically conscious, in the hope that a new vision of the rapidly evolving international world, its past and its possible future, may emerge. Prominent international Thinkers and Scholars contribute their reflections in the following areas: critical philosophy of history, speculative philosophy of history, historiography, historical methodology, critical theory, time and culture.

  • Track 12-1 History and prehistory
  • Track 12-2 Philosophy of history
  • Track 12-3 Historiography
  • Track 12-4 Pseudo history
  • Track 12-5 Environmental history
  • Track 12-6 Economic History
  • Track 12-7 Cultural history
  • Track 12-8 World history
  • Track 12-9 Military history
  • Track 12-10 Social history
  • Track 12-11 History of religion
  • Track 12-12 Historical methods
  • Track 12-13 Theories of history
  • Track 12-14 Art History

A Sociology and Philosophy provides people with an excellent and rigorous education exploring the processes which lie behind social change, as well as the ideas and ideals driving those processes. Philosophy talent in fields as diverse as metaphysics, philosophy of psychiatry, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of religion and philosophy of mind. Sociological thinking involves taking a closer look at our social world and recognizing that most often things are not necessarily what they seem.

  • Track 13-1 Positivism
  • Track 13-2 Structural functionalism
  • Track 13-3 Applied sociology
  • Track 13-4 Analytical sociology
  • Track 13-5 Social Anthropology
  • Track 13-6 Architectural sociology
  • Track 13-7 Educational Sociology
  • Track 13-8 Computational sociology
  • Track 13-9 Industrial sociology
  • Track 13-10 Medical sociology
  • Track 13-11 Social research
  • Track 13-12 Social Theories
  • Track 13-13 Social Philosophy
  • Track 13-14 History of Philosophy
  • Track 13-15 Philosophical theories
  • Track 13-16 Philosophy of Science
  • Track 13-17 Political Philosophy
  • Track 13-18 Philosophy of ethics, metaphysics, logic and aesthetics

It refers to the moral issues raised through the study of the material past. Archaeological resources, both sites and collections, are protected by law on federal and state lands. A common ethical issue in modern archaeology has been the treatment of human remains found during  Excavations, especially those that represent the ancestors of aboririnal groups in the New world or the remains of other minority races elsewhere. The problem in archaeological ethics covers, protecting Archaeological sites and objects from illegal trade, Balancing World, National and regional claims to various parts of the archaeological record, Responsibility of the Archaeologist vis-a-vis the architectural remains that have been uncovered during an excavation etc.

  • Track 14-1 Stewardship
  • Track 14-2 Accountability
  • Track 14-3 Commercialization
  • Track 14-4 Public Education and Outreach
  • Track 14-5 Intellectual Property
  • Track 14-6 Public Reporting and Publication
  • Track 14-7 Records and Preservation
  • Track 14-8 Training and Resources
  • Track 14-9 Safe Educational and Workplace Environments
  • Track 14-10 National Laws
  • Track 14-11 State Laws
  • Track 14-12 Ethics
  • Track 14-13 International Issues
  • Track 14-14 Advocacy Organizations

Controversies are common in the scientific world and Archaeology is no exception.  From the meanings of cave paintings to the last moments of mummified ice men, archaeology has provided a vast palate of controversies by which inquisitive minds struggle to uncover truth. Subsequently we will explore some ethical and scientific controversies in contemporary archaeology that are more challenging, and require not only skepticism, but also an understanding for how archaeologists confront the conflicts that develop within the discipline and the consequences for the wider public. We will also discuss ongoing controversies in archaeology that contemporary scholars are working to resolve.

  • Track 15-1 Public Archaeology
  • Track 15-2 Pseudoarchaeology
  • Track 15-3 Looting
  • Track 15-4 Descendant peoples