Archaeometallurgy in Europe 2019


19th to 21st of June
Miskole, Hungary


These conferences represent the most important forum for scientific discussion on early metalworking in Europe and other related regions of the Old World. The most important goal of this scientific symposium is to present new insights, new approaches and new results of complex examinations in the field of archaeometallurgy.

The fifth conference will be held in Miskolc, in Hungary, from the 19th to the 21st of June 2019. It is organized by the Institute of Metallurgy, the Institute of Physical Metallurgy, Metalforming and Nanotechnology and Department of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Miskolc (ME), represented by the Archaeometallurgical Research Group of the University of Miskolc (ARGUM), in collaboration with the Institute of Archaeology of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences (MTA BTK RI), the Special Committee of Materials Sciences and Technology of the Regional Committee of Miskolc of the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences (MTA MAB ATSZB), the Special Committee of Industrial Archaeology and Archaeometry of the Regional Committee of Veszprém of the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences (MTA VEAB IAMB) and the Archaeometry Research Group of the Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research of the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences (MTA GGI AKCS).

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HMS Offers Prize

The Historical Metallurgy Society ( is pleased to offer a HMS Prize for the Best Student Oral Presentation, and a HMS Prize for the Best Student Poster at the 2019 Archaeometallurgy in Europe Conference. The prizes will consist of a diploma, a free one-year subscription to HMS and a financial reward. 

All posters and oral presentations with a student as lead author/presenter will be considered for these awards, those interested in being considered must email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please include your name and the title of your presentation.

The judging panel, made up of members of the HMS Council and the Archaeometallurgy in Europe International Scientific Committee, will base their decision on the combined merits of the originality, rigour and significance of the research presented, as well as the design and delivery of the poster or presentation.