TRAC 2020 (postponed 2022)

The 30th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference

Split, Croatia (6th – 8th April 2022)

The conference will run alongside the Roman Archaeology Conference (RAC)


We are pleased to announce that TRAC 2020 will be held as live conference spring 2022.


**A limited call for papers is now open for select session as well a call for workshops, closing 4th December. For further details, see here.**

We are aware of the ongoing challenges and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic:

  • If you are a speaker and no longer able to give your paper, please let the session organizer know and email us (
  • If you are no longer able to attend (as a session organiser, speaker or delegate) and would like a refund, please email Fiona (



We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference will run alongside the Roman Archaeology Conference (RAC) in the historic centre of Split, Croatia, taking place from Wednesday 6th April to Friday 8th April. Three excursions will be offered throughout the conference, see here for details.

The conference will take place in a number of venues across the historic centre of Split, including portions of Diocletian’s palace, the Milesi Palace, and the Municipal Museum of Split.

The DRAFT programme is now available: RAC/TRAC Programme

Registration will open soon! If you have already registered you will receive further information closer to the conference.

By registering for a place at the Conference, you are automatically agreeing to the following Code of Conduct.

Please note: This is a participative conference where more than half the delegates are speaking, so all delegates are expected to pay the conference fee. This helps keep the fees as low as possible and also maximises participation and engagement.


For details of accommodation in Split see:


For travel guidance to Split see:


For information on the conference venues and the history of Split:


For information regarding childcare services:


NB: Information regarding RAC is available here:

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