Hat tip to wiccantexan
CHAT (Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory)Unfortunately, it also clashes with the Re-enactors' Market, which I really like going to.
is a dynamic forum for innovative critical discussion that seeks to challenge and push the limits of archaeological thinking. To date this has been achieved through five annual conferences, publications and an active email discussion group. This year’s conference takes CHAT in a new direction, exploring connections between these theoretical perspectives and ideals and the more traditional concerns of heritage management practice.