Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project

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

The conference marked the 40th year of investigations in the Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert.  In recognition of this occasion the conference provided 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 was dedicated to Anthony Mills, founder of the Dakhleh Oasis Project.

Important dates:
  • Abstract proposals due end of February
  • Registration closes 28 May
  • Opening reception and conference 10–13 June
  • Submission of conference paper for publication 30 September 2018