Join SAS

Membership benefits

The Society for Archaeological Sciences is a professional society for those involved and interested in physical and natural science applications in archaeology, paleoanthropology. and art conservation. By joining, you can benefit from our network of diverse scientists, and support the infrastructure of this interdisciplinary endeavor.

Our goals are to:

  • establish forums for the discussion of current issues in archaeological science;
  • inform archaeologists, anthropologists, and other professionals about the potential application of techniques adopted from the physical and natural sciences;
  • encourage research, presentation, and publication on archaeological science topics;
  • cooperate with other archaeological, anthropological, and archaeometric associations and societies to further our common interests.

We can best accomplish these goals with the membership and active involvement of professionals, students, and interested citizens. See our membership benefits poster for more details

Specific benefits

ADVANCE YOUR RESEARCH

Members are eligible for the Student and Early Career Researcher Research Support Award (up to US $500; twice a year).

NETWORK WITH THE RIGHT PROFESSIONALS

SAS partners with the conferences ICAS-EMME3GMPCAISAUKASSAACERM,SciX, and CLASMAC for 2022. This represents the largest and most diverse slate of partner programming in SAS history, building on last year's new partnerships with IOC and ARCAS. SAS members receive registration discounts for some events.

GET RECOGNIZED

Student poster awards (up to US $200) at the SAA, ISA, and other partner conferences.

PROMOTE YOUR RESEARCH

All SAS members can leverage our social media channels to showcase their latest publication for an engaged international audience through the SAS Spotlightprogram. SAS also seeks to recognize excellence in research by young professionals with the SAS and Journal of Archaeological Science (JAS) Emerging InvestigatorAward. The winning article will be given free access for one year in JAS and the lead author will be awarded US $500.

KEEP UPDATED

The latest archaeological science news is published in The SAS Bulletin Online in a timely manner and then summarized in quarterly digest for members only.

CONNECT TO THE WORLD

SAS provides multiple social media channels, including the SAS Facebook group andpageTwitterSASnet listserv, and LinkedIn group and pagewith opportunities for members to develop new outreach and communications strategies.

BECOME A LEADER FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

The SAS Student Ambassador program offers students the opportunity to plan and carry out events, promote the archaeological sciences, and build their CVs.

ACCESS INFORMATION

Free access to the SAS-sponsored Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences (a US $875 value) & discounted rates for journal subscriptions (Journal of Archaeological Science, Archaeometry, and Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences).

 

Membership Fees for The Society for Archaeological Sciences Fee Chart - Secure Through PayPal

Membership Subscription    
Regular member
(receives SAS Bulletin in electronic only format)
$30.00
     
Student member
(receives SAS Bulletin in electronic only format)
$20.00
 
Retired member
(receives SAS Bulletin in electronic only format)
$20.00
 
     
New Lifetime member
(receives electronic SAS Bulletin in perpetuity)
one-time payment $400.00 
     
     
Publications Subscription    
Journal of Archaeological Science
(available to all individual members, paper version only)
$150.00
 
Archaeometry 
(available to all individual members, paper & electronic version)
$55.00
 
Archaeometry 
(available to all individual members, electronic version only)
$43.00
 
     
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 
(available to all individual members, paper & electronic version)
$55.00
 
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 
(available to all individual members, electronic version only)
$25.00
 
     
Donation  
   
 

Printable Membership Forms

If you prefer to send a check to join the Society for Archaeological Sciences, please print out the membership form, fill it out, and post it with your check to our General Secretary:

Kyle Freund, SAS General Secretary
Far Western Anthropological Research Group
1180 Center Point Dr., Suite 100
Henderson, NV 89074 USA
sasgensecretary@gmail.com