The scientific conference Methodology and Archaeometry is being organised by the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb since 2013. The goal of the conference is to entice interdisciplinary, critical thinking, new insights and approaches as well as new theoretical frameworks in contemporary archaeological science. Coverage of a wide spectrum of themes and scientific disciplines has resulted in papers and discussions that promote scientific issues in the fields of methodology, documentation and interpretation of archaeological data. The interdisciplinary character of the conference brings together archaeologists and researchers from other scientific disciplines with whom archaeologists collaborate closely; and who – through their work, projects and ideas – promote new insights about Interpretation of the human life in the past.
The potential and importance of the MetArh conference are recognized by the Croatian Archaeological Society which financially and logistically supports this conference from the beginning.
Proceedings from the conference is an annual digital edition available on a platform for open access books from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In order to create a volume of high scientific quality, each of the conference paper is reviewed in the peer review process in which the identity of both reviewers and authors, as well as their institutions, are respectfully concealed from both parties.