Scholars working in the field of African archaeobotany, as well as colleagues from related disciplines, are invited to the 8th International Workshop for African Archaeobotany. The workshop will take place at Modena University organised by the LPP-Laboratory of Palynology and Palaeobotany, and hosted by the Department of Life Sciences.
Workshops have been held regularly every three years as key events where data and knowledge on African archaeobotany are exchanged on a wide range of topics. The 1st IWAA meeting was organised by Krystyna Wasylikowa and was held in Krakow (1994). Following IWAA workshops were held in Leicester (1997), Frankfurt (2000), Groningen (2003), London (2006), and Cairo (2009). The 7th IWAA (2012) was organised by Ursula Thanheiser at Vienna, University by VIAS-Archaeobotany, hosted by the Department of African Studies.