Welcome to BiasWatchArchaeo. The goal of this site is to track the speaker composition of conferences in archaeology, particularly with respect to gender representation. This site is inspired by BiasWatchNeuro and the editorial in Nature about this initiative, titled "Women need to be seen and heard at conferences". The data and code for reproducing the results posted here are openly available on our google drive. Contact us at

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

European Association of Archaeologists Meetings 2018

European Association of Archaeologists at Barcelona
Organizers: European Association of Archaeologists

Speaker gender ratio: 1047 women : 609 men (1.72)

Method of estimation: We inferred the gender ratios from a sample of 1656 first-named speakers (all speakers that we could confidently infer gender from in 255 sessions in the program).