Conference on Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis at Prato

Conference on Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis at Prato

The Dakhleh Oasis Project in partnership with Monash University is pleased to announce the Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project to be held on 11–13 June 2018 at the Monash Prato Centre, Italy.  An opening reception is scheduled for the evening of 10 June 2018.

The conference marks the 40th year of investigations in the Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert.  In recognition of this occasion the conference will provide a forum for project members and colleagues to synthesise long-term research findings, reflect on current understandings of the oasis, and explore future directions for studying the oasis and its surroundings.  The conference and the ensuing publication will be dedicated to Anthony Mills, founder of the Dakhleh Oasis Project.

Important dates:

  • Abstract proposals due end of February
  • Registration closes 28 May (note: early bird registration closes 15 April)
  • Opening reception and conference 10–13 June
  • Submission of conference paper for publication 30 September 2018

Please check the website regularly for information updates.