The Association of Archaeological Wear and Residue Analysts aims to bring together specialists in archaeological research who deal with the analysis of artefacts to study function and modification. This extends to all aspects of wear, modifications, and damage analysis on lithics, faunal remains (e.g. teeth, antler, bone), metals, potsherds, haematite and other artefact materials.

Dr Richard Fullagar

Vice President:
Dr Veerle Rots


AWRANA Conference, Nice 2018, Beyond Use-Wear Traces: About Tools and People

May 29th-June 1, 2018

Three years after the first AWRANA Conference in Leiden, Connecting people and technologies, the next AWRANA conference will be held in Nice (France), from 29th May – 1st June 2018. This encounter will be the 13th major international meeting of use-wear analysts.

Organizers: S. Beyries (UCA-CNRS), C. Hamon (Paris 1 Univ.-CNRS), Y. Maigrot (Paris1 Univ.-CNRS).

Scientific Committee: R. Fullagar, Univ. Wollongong (Australia); V. Rots, Univ. Liège (Belgium); D. Macdonald, Univ. Tulsa (USA); E. Gyria, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia); I. Clemente, CSIC Barcelone (Spain); A. Van Gijn, Univ. Leiden (Netherlands); C. Lemorini, Univ. Rome (Italy); A. Little, Univ. York (UK); E. Claud, Inrap (France).

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