Ancient Egypt Research Associates 2015 Archaeological Field Training — Deadline May 30, 2014


January 31—March 26, 2015

Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA) has run 10 archaeological field schools since 2005 in Egypt at Giza, Luxor and Memphis. The 2015 Archaeological Field Training program is collaboration with the American University in Cairo (AUC), which will award 8 academic credits for successful completion of the field school. The program is open to both AUC and other graduate and undergraduate students from around the world.

This eight-week, comprehensive package covers tuition for eight academic credits from The American University in Cairo, accommodations and on-site food, tool kit and supplies, medical insurance, local transportation, and field trips to archaeological sites.  Instruction will be provided by Ancient Egypt Research Associates and the Egyptology program of the American University in Cairo.*


  • Designed for upper level undergraduate and graduate students from Egypt and abroad, with instruction by both Egyptian and foreign specialists and teachers.
  • Work in research teams of five or six fellow students, with an instructor and material culture specialist. Excavate for six weeks, followed by one work week in the lab. Students will take weekly tests, write six weekly reports, attend lectures, and complete one final report for incorporation into Ancient Egypt Research Associates’ Archives.
  • Learn systematic excavation and recording techniques including drawing, survey, and photography.
  • Survey diverse archaeological structures on the southern Giza Plateau, ranging from mudbrick to stone monuments.
  • Retrieve and analyze material culture while placing it in the context of life in an ancient settlement, including ceramic, floral, faunal, and lithic evidence.
  • Study the excavation of human remains with bio-archaeologists.
  • Learn to use a computer database and spreadsheet applications to manage and analyze information.

More information and application forms can be found at: Please note that the deadline for applying is May 30, 2014.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] for further information or for any questions you may have.

CFP: International ERPA Congress on Education 2014 — Deadline May 6, 2014


Dear Colleague,

It is with great pleasure that I am writing to inform you about the International ERPA Congress on Education 2014 that will be held inIstanbul University/Turkey from 6 to 8 June 2014 ( We hope that the conference will enable you to share your research with an international research community and to engage in discussion about the current issues in the field of education. The scientific committee in ERPA Congress aims to keep the level of the presentations as high as possible so that it is a positive intellectual experience for all the participants. Therefore, we want you to remember ERPA Congress as a place where you discussed the issues and questions that count for your research, renewed relations with your colleagues and made contacts that helped you to develop new directions in your work. Official congress languages are English and Turkish.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline:
6 May 2014

Registration Deadline
15 May 2014

Full Paper Deadline
20 June 2014

ERPA Congress
6-8 June 2014

Six branch congress will be held concurrently in ERPA congress 2014;

  • ERPA International Educational Sciences Congress
  • ERPA International Science and Mathematics Education Congress
  • ERPA International Social Sciences Education Congress
  • ERPA International Health and Physical Education Congress
  • ERPA International Fine Arts and Music Education Congress
  • ERPA International Special Education Congress

It is a pleasure to share with you that we are contracted with Elsevier Ltd. for publishing ERPA Congress 2014 Proceedings in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences which is indexed in the Science Direct, Scopus and ISI Web of Knowledge.

Thanks for your consideration and we look forward to meeting all of you in Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Best regards,

Organizing Committee of ERPA Congress 2014