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Heiss AG, Bittmann F, Kroll H, Pokorná A, Stika H-P, Behre K-E (2022 onwards) Website of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany (IWGP). Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Lower Saxony Institute for Historical Coastal Research (NIhK), Charles University Prague, University of Hohenheim. https://archaeobotany.org. Accessed 3rd December 2023
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The IWGP is a non-profit, informal, and voluntary collective of global archaeobotanists. Our website address is: https://www.archaeobotany.org
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The authors thank the IWGP Committee for entrusting us with the relaunch of the website. We are most indebted to Stefanie Jacomet and Andi Jacomet for letting us use the content and design language of the original IWGP website, and we are deeply grateful to Katharina Hasitzka, Isabella Benda-Weber and their team at OeAW-OeAI for supporting us by scanning volumes of conference proceedings. For sending us their photos of IWGP conferences, our thanks go to Jennifer Bates, Eva Hajnalová, Mária Hajnalová, Stefanie Jacomet, Wiebke Kirleis, Marco Madella, Galyna Pashkevich, and Robert Spengler III.
We thank all the individual authors of IWGP-related publications for letting us publish their scientific works online!
We are grateful to the following publishers for allowing us to make conference proceedings available online:
- Polska Akademia Umiejętności (PAU): Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the IWGP in Kraków 1974
- Edinburgh University Press: Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the IWGP in Cambridge 1986
- Elsevier, for the former publisher Gustav Fischer: Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the IWGP in Wilhelmshaven 1977
- Taylor & Francis Group as CRC Press / Balkema: Proceedings of the 6th Conference of the IWGP in Groningen 1983
Background image: Charred cultivated plant remains from Fuente Álamo (prov. Almería, Spain), Bronze Age El Argar culture © Hans-Peter Stika