52nd annual meeting of the Institute of Andean Studies Print
Written by Bruce Owen   
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 04:41

Dear Andeanist,

The Institute of Andean Studies announces its 52nd annual meeting, to be held on Friday and Saturday, January 6-7, 2012, at the University of California, Berkeley, Room 112, Wurster Hall. Members, non-members, and students are all welcome, both to attend and to present papers and posters.

Call for papers and posters: 21 papers and an unspecified number of posters will be accepted. Topics are limited to Andean archaeology or closely related subjects. To submit a paper or poster, please send title, a 100 word (maximum) abstract, and for papers, an estimate of time required for presentation (maximum 30 minutes, including discussion), and type(s) of projection equipment needed. Send submissions to the Program Chair, Dr. Matt Sayre, by email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or by post to Dr. Matt Sayre, 326 East Hall- USD, 414 E. Clark St., Vermillion SD, 57069, U.S.A.

Submission deadline: The deadline for abstracts is October 17. Paper and poster submissions will be reviewed by a committee of the Institute's Directors, officers, and a Program Consultant. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by November 7, 2011.

Registration fee: $40.00 (students $10.00) until January 1, 2012; thereafter, including at the meeting, $60.00 (students $20.00). Registration fees are submitted separately from papers. Registration fees apply to all attendees, including paper and poster presenters. Registration fees may be paid by check to Institute of Andean Studies, P.O. Box 9307, Berkeley, CA 94709, U.S.A. or by credit card on the IAS website at http://www.instituteofandeanstudies.org/meetings.html. Online payments are handled by PayPal, which accepts many non-US currencies. Those who need a letter of invitation to solicit travel funds from their institution should contact the Secretary, Dr. Bruce Owen, by post at the address above, or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Information about accommodations, parking, and other details are available at the Institute's website, http://www.instituteofandeanstudies.org/meetings.html

Hoping to see you in January,

Bruce Owen
Secretary and Treasurer
Institute of Andean Studies
P.O. Box 9307
Berkeley, CA 94709 U.S.A.