Archaeological Conference to Span UAE's Entire History
Abu Dhabi will host the first International Conference on Archaeology of the UAE. The conference is all set to shed light on the entire history of the country from the Late Stone Age, about 7,500 years ago, to the Late Islamic period, reported the Gulf News on Saturday.
Hassan Naboodah, Director of the Zayed Center for Heritage and History, said the three-day conference, beginning Sunday, will be attended by leading experts from Australia, Japan, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Britain, Iraq and the UAE.
The event is organized by the Zayed Center for Heritage and History in association with the ministry of information and culture.
The keynote speech will be delivered by Beatrice de Cardi, a renowned archaeologist with 40 years of expertise, said the paper.
“This will be the first international conference to discuss the entire history and archaeological discoveries of the UAE in depth, which include papers on both Late Stone Age and Late Islamic Period sites,” explained Beatrice de Cardi – Albawaba.com