SOJA 2020 (Symposium Onderzoek Jonge Archeologen) – 18 september

The 15th edition of SOJA (Symposium Onderzoek Jonge Archeologen)

Date: 18 September 2020

Location: online

The 15th edition of SOJA (Symposium Onderzoek Jonge Archeologen) will take place on the 18th of September 2020. SOJA is a conference, where (Research-)Master students, PhD’s and recent graduates are able to present their own archaeological research. The symposium also presents a great chance to expand your network among your peers.

SOJA 2020 will take place online and will thus be accessible for everyone, no matter where you are!

All the individual presentations will be made available on YouTube about 1 week before the Symposium takes place and on the day of the Symposium – the 18th of September – there will be another opportunity to watch the presentations you are interested in. After each presentation, there will be room for questions and discussions on Discord. There will be 4 sessions with each 3 presentations about a wide range of research topics. Feel free to ask questions during these sessions!

A preview of some of the themes/research topics that will be presented:

-Caribbean foodways
-Biomolecular archaeology
-Digital Archaeology
-Silk Roads
-Heritage in the Near East

More details about the online platforms and the final schedule will be provided after registration.


Are you interested? Don’t hesitate and register through this webform. Submitting this form will put you on the mailing list, which will ensure that you will get updates about the programme, how the symposium will be held and other useful information. If you, in any case, are unable to attend, please let SOJA know by emailing:

Ects credits:

1 EC for attending and handing in a report.

1 EC for speaking at the conference (hand in your paper and presentation).

2 EC for speaking at the conference and handing in a report.